69 people die after drinking contaminated beer in Mozambique

Authorities in Mozambique say the number of people who died after drinking contaminated traditional beer has risen to 69.

At least 56 dead in Mozambique beer poisoning

At least 56 people including a toddler in the north-west of Mozambique have died from apparent poisoning after consuming traditional beer known as "phombe", local authorities said on Sunday.

52 people die after drinking poisoned beer in Mozambique

Health authorities in Mozambique say 52 people have died after drinking a contaminated traditional beer.

Beer-digesting bacteria may fight disease too

Bacteria that has evolved to help us digest the yeast that give beer and bread their bubbles could also aid in fighting off yeast infections and autoimmune diseases such as Crohn's disease, new research has found.

Now, 'The Problem Solver' beer that 'writes' the perfect recipe for a bestseller
Now, 'The Problem Solver' beer that 'writes' the perfect recipe for a bestseller

New pale ale, dubbed as "The Problem Solver," has been recently developed that claims to suddenly make people creative.

Consuming beer every day doubles fertility in men

A new study has claimed that drinking around a pint and a half of beer per night could double their fertility rates.

Tobacco leaf, beer may help beat Ebola

Scientists have revealed that tobacco leaf and beer could hold the key to beating Ebola, which has claimed over 3,400 lives and is forecast to infect 1.4 million by January.

A pipeline to ferry 6,000 litres of beer every hour!

A brewery in the city of Bruges in Belgium has come up with a unique plan to shift all the frothy beer from their old factory to new factory for filtration, bottling and shipping - via an underground beer pipeline!

Drink and be merry: Oktoberfest toasts millions
Drink and be merry: Oktoberfest toasts millions

Germany's ongoing world-famous Oktoberfest is soaking up the frothy atmosphere in a 16-day extravaganza of lederhosen, oompah music and, of course, beer. This year's event too attracts millions of revellers and runs till October 5.

Beer may keep your brain sharp

We know how certain flavonoids found in red wine, blueberries and dark chocolate may play a role in forming memories. Add the bubbly beer to it.

Chilled beer to be available in 2,000 more TASMAC outlets

Tamil Nadu government on Friday said it has allocated Rs 7 crore for supply of beer bottle coolers to 2,000 more state-run liquor retail outlets.

World Cup drunkeness worries FIFA

FIFA secretary general Jerome Valcke has expressed concern about the level of drunkeness in Brazil`s World Cup stadiums.

Secrets of beer foam revealed

Researchers have said that the secret to optimal foam in the head of a freshly poured brew is just the right amount and kind of barley lipid transfer protein No. 1, aka LTP1.

`Traditional` beer mugs back in fashion for young pubbers

The traditional grenade-shaped beer mug is back in fashion for the young and trendy drinkers.

Cooking meat with beer may protect you from cancer

Beer, when used as a marinade, can help reduce the formation of potentially harmful cancer-causing substances in grilled meats, scientists have found.

Obama sends beer to Canada PM after losing hockey bet

The White House will deliver two cases of beer to the Canadian Embassy on Monday after US President Barack Obama lost an Olympic ice hockey bet to Prime Minister Stephen Harper.

No fresh tax in Karnataka budget; liquor, beer dearer

Laying thrust on "social justice" in budget 2014-15, Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah spared the common man of fresh tax ahead Lok Sabha polls, but made beer and liquor consumption more taxing.

5 reasons why beer is good for your health

For all those who believe that drinking beer may pose a threat to your health, recent studies have found that the drink has several surprising health benefits if consumed in moderate amounts.

Now, `electronic tongue` that can taste out different types of beer

Spanish researchers have developed an electronic tongue that can distinguish between different varieties of beer.

Scientists find why beer turns foamy on impact

Spanish scientists have discovered why beer transforms from liquid to foam when one bottle is bumped against another.