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12 Sep
In quirky and colourful boats made from recycled materials, participants attempt to paddle their way to triumph in a Beer Can Regatta at Mindil Beach in the Australian city of Darwin.
15 Aug
Would you prefer a chili beer or perhaps a cool garlic larger? This Canadian micro-brewery in is reinventing the classic pint by brewing unusual beers on demand to satisfy courageous customers’ thirst for novelty. Based in Quebec City, ‘Brasseurs sur demande’ is the first brewery in the province to specialize exclusively in niche beers - with varying degrees of success.
5 Jun
A brewery in Sterling, Virginia, gives away Johnson & Johnson Covid-19 vaccine shots and free beer for those receiving an injection. "I just thought it was a good opportunity to get it taken care of really quickly and you know, see a new brewery and get some beer," says a local resident as he sips his free drink at the one-day event organized by Beltway Brewing and Inova Health.
10 Feb
The brewer Heineken is cutting 8,000 jobs around the world, around 10 percent of its current workforce. The Dutch company reported losses of €204 million for 2020, as Covid-19 restrictions shut down much of the hospitality sector over the past year. Also today, we look at President Joe Biden's efforts to win support from business leaders for his $1.9 trillion economic rescue plan. He hosted several top CEOs for a meeting in the White House on Tuesday, along with Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen.
16 Nov 2020
A state in Nigeria is destroying alcohol beverages while benefiting from proceeds from its sale. Kano, a state in northern Nigerian benefits from proceeds from the sale of alcohol through the Federation Accounts Allocation Committee (FAAC), but destroyed 1,975,000 bottles of beer worth over N200 million days ago.
6 Sep 2020
Munich will partially ban alcohol if coronavirus cases reach a certain threshold. The rule comes amid an uptick in infections in the city, often dubbed Germany's beer capital.
4 Jun 2020
Earlier in the week, two persons were feared dead following a clash over the price of beer between some Cameroonian and Nigerian traders in the Emirati city of Dubai.⁣⁣
9 May 2020
Mexico has been affected by the coronavirus pandemic in many ways but beer lovers are finding the containment measures particularly hard to stomach -- "It doesn't matter how badly you want a beer, it's not possible to get one", says one convenience store worker.
19 Apr 2020
Renaissance Capital says brewers in Nigeria are experiencing a material decline in beer volumes following the restrictions to movements and gatherings directed at limiting the spread of the coronavirus. Adedayo Ayeni, Vice President, Sub-Saharan Africa Consumer at Renaissance Capital.
10 Apr 2020
Germans continue to drink a bathtub's worth of beer, wine and spirits per year, according to a new study on addiction. They also smoked nearly 75 billion cigarettes.
11 Aug 2019
You may be surprised to learn that moderate beer consumption has been linked to several nutritional benefits. Here are five surprising health benefits associated with drinking beer responsibly.
26 May 2019
Israeli researchers unveil a beer at a bar in Jerusalem that was brewed from yeast extracted from ancient jars which is similar to what the Pharaohs would have imbibed.

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