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Oldest beer from 220-year-old shipwreck recreated

Oldest beer from 220-year-old shipwreck recreated

The world's oldest beer - recovered from a 220-year-old trading ship that had sunk on its way from India to Australia - has been recreated by scientists using yeast of the 18th-century brew.

Hops content in beer could reduce damaging effects of alcohol

Hops, usually used to add flavour to beer, refers to the flowers of the hops plant, Humulus lupulus.

Cutting down on alcohol content in beer can save lives: Study

A decrease in ethanol, the most harmful ingredient in alcoholic beverages, would be expected to lead to lower blood alcohol levels in drinkers. 

SHOCKING: Chennai dad forces baby to drink beer while mom records on phone – See Pic

SHOCKING: Chennai dad forces baby to drink beer while mom records on phone – See Pic

The father hands the baby two bottles as he smiles and looks up at the mother who is holding the camera.

US beer icon Budweiser to rename itself 'America', for a while

It won't be a permanent move: the rebranding will span the presidential election campaign, starting on May 23 and running to the national vote on November 8.

Beer won't shed your kilos, but compound from hops might

More research will be required to show safety and efficacy in humans, the researchers said.

Drinking beer instead of water not our culture: Shiv Sena

Two days after Shiv Sena president Uddhav Thackeray demanded shutting down of water supply to breweries in drought-hit Aurangabad in Marathwada region, the party Monday said drinking beer instead of water is not our culture.

Alcohol smell tempts us into boozing

Why is alcohol so addictive? According to a new study, for some people, the mere smell of booze can send them on a downwards spiral towards dependency.

Beer offers new weapon against cancer

University of Idaho researchers are working to extract the compounds and also find a way of creating them in the lab.

What Indians want more – Beer, Whisky or Rum?

What Indians want more – Beer, Whisky or Rum?

Beer was a predictable number 1 in the ranks by a large margin.

Novel yeast may inspire new beer flavour

Novel yeast may inspire new beer flavour

In industry, yeasts are used to produce biofuels and to make enzymes, flavours and pigments and even drugs such as human insulin.

Merger of beer giants threatening global health: Experts

The merger of the world's two largest beer manufacturers represents a major threat to global health, warn health experts, adding that the funders and regulators must respond more effectively to this threat.

Know why beer is good for sex!

Forget Viagra, as beer is one drug which can help you with bedroom performance.

Alcohol intake may up breast cancer risk: Study

 Alcohol intake increases the chances of developing breast cancer and this risk quadruples with the intake of each daily glass of wine or beer, a new study has warned.

Skin cancer risk? Beer to the rescue

A new study has revealed that vitamin B3 derivative can cut risk of new skin cancers.

AB InBev to acquire SABMiller in a record $109 billion deal

AB InBev to acquire SABMiller in a record $109 billion deal

British brewer SABMiller announced on Tuesday it had finally agreed a takeover by Anheuser-Busch InBev, the world's biggest beer producer — for about $109 billion. 

Is Delhi government promoting liquor consumption?

Delhi's tourism minister Kapil Sharma has passed a statement in which he has said that the minimum age to consume the liquor should be lesser than 25 years. He says that license procedures and inspector dictatorship should be ended. We talked to Kapil Sharma over his bold decision.

Ladies! One beer a week keeps heart attack risks weak

Ladies, you may want to start necking beer once every week as a new study suggests that moderate beer consumption runs lower risk of heart attack.

Global beer leader AB InBev to make offer for rival SABMiller

Global beer leader AB InBev to make offer for rival SABMiller

Anheuser-Busch InBev, the world`s biggest beer maker, has approached rival SABMiller about a takeover that would form a brewing colossus that makes around a third of the beer drunk globally.

Craft brewers tap down resistance to Wall Street investors

The craft beer industry is booming, buoyed by deregulation and the increased buying power of its largely millennial customer base.