Beer

  1. Are Beer Drones the Future of Music Festivals? A Q&A With Darkwing Aerial's Dean Engela

    May 10, 2013 3:08 PM EDT The Bible may encourage its adherents to "beat their swords into ploughshares,” but what would scripture say about transforming weapons into beer delivery systems for music festivals? Enter Dean Engela, co-founder of South Africa's Dar ...

  2. hefeweizen

    August 16, 2012 2:10 PM EDT The Wheatiest "Hefe" means yeast, "Weizen" means wheat. Hefeweizen is a top fermented, unfiltered, bottle conditioned wheat beer with a noticeable yeast sediment and a cloudy appearance. Wheat beers are also referred to as Weis ...

  3. Jagged Little Pilsner

    August 16, 2012 2:06 PM EDT Pilsner Pilfering The Pilsner beer was first brewed in Bohemia, a German-speaking province in the old Austrian Empire. Pilsner is one of the most popular styles of lager beers in Germany, and in many other countries. It\'s often spelled as &q ...

  4. The Wondrous World of Lagers

    August 16, 2012 1:59 PM EDT Lager Lager Lager styles are a relatively recent on the global beer scene, when one considers the centuries of ale brewing that predated the production of lagers. The simple difference between a lager and an ale is that the yeast employed for ferm ...

  5. Hops & Malt

    August 16, 2012 1:55 PM EDT Beer's Backbone Simply put, beer is fermented, hop flavored, malt sugared, liquid. The basic ingredients of beer are water, malt, hops, and yeast. The major variation in beer is the type of yeast used to ferment the product. Water comprises m ...

  6. The Industrial Production Process Behind Beer

    November 11, 2011 1:47 PM EST The family of beverages generally referred to as "beer" has been brewed for centuries. Beers are obtained by the yeast fermentation of malted cereal grains, to which hops and water have been added. Brewing has evolved from a cottage craf ...

  7. Backbeat: Stumbling Upon Real Estate's Release Party @ The Bohemian Hall Beer Garden In Astoria, Queens

    October 20, 2011 5:45 PM EDT Beer Gardening: Real Estate played a release party at the Bohemian Hall Beer Garden in Astoria, Queens in honor of their new album "Days" which came out this week on Domino Records. They used only social media and the label's websit ...

  8. Timbaland, David Gray, Shaggy Join Global Guinness Event

    August 25, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Timbaland is to headline an outdoor concert in the Malaysian capital Kuala Lumpur, as part of the global "Arthur's Day" Guinness brewery celebrations, set to take place Sept. 23 to 24 across the world. Timbaland will be joined by Th ...

  9. Brandon Flowers, Kelis, KT Tunstall Join Guinness Arthur's Day Bill

    July 29, 2010 12:00 AM EDT The Killers' frontman Brandon Flowers, Kelis and U.K. singer-songwriters KT Tunstall have been added to the line up for the second annual "Arthur's Day" Guinness brewery celebrations, set to take place Sept. 23 at various locat ...

  10. Robbie Williams Concert Breaks Record

    October 20, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Robbie Williams rocked his way into the record books and gave BBC Worldwide the boast of being the distributor of a history maker. The singer's BBC Electric Proms performance -- broadcast to more than 250 cinemas across 23 countries by BBC Wo ...

  11. Malaysian Muslims Allowed At Black Eyed Peas Gig

    September 02, 2009 12:00 AM EDT The Malaysian government has agreed to let Muslims attend a concert by U.S. hip-hop stars Black Eyed Peas, reversing an earlier ban imposed because the show is sponsored by an alcoholic beverage company, officials said Wednesday. Ticket sales open ...

  12. Malaysia Bars Muslims From Black Eyed Peas Concert

    August 27, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Malaysia's government has barred Muslims from a concert by U.S. hip-hop stars the Black Eyed Peas next month because the event is organized by Irish beer giant Guinness, an official said Thursday. The prohibition comes amid a clampdown on alc ...

  13. Tom Jones, Kooks Join Guinness Anniversary Line-Up

    July 15, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Sir Tom Jones, the Kooks and Calvin Harris are among a host of newly announced acts to take part in brewery business Guinness' 250th Anniversary celebrations. Set to take place Sept. 24 in various cities around the world including New York, L ...

  14. Black Eyed Peas Head Guinness Celebrations

    May 13, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Black Eyed Peas top an international bill of artists set to honor the 250th anniversary of Guinness. It was announced today (May 13) that the Grammy Award-winning act will perform in Asia on Sept. 24 as part of Guinness' global anniversary ce ...

  15. EMI Marks Guinness Anniversary

    December 09, 2008 12:00 AM EST EMI Music has partnered with Guinness-owner Diageo Ireland for an album featuring music from the brewer's iconic TV commercials. It marks 250 years since Arthur Guinness signed the lease on St. James Gate Brewery in Dublin. "Guinness 250 ...

  16. Maximo Park Celebrate With Beer Promo

    December 03, 2007 12:00 AM EST Warp Records-signed indie rockers Maximo Park will feature on the label of a limited-edition run of Newcastle Brown Ale bottles through a novel tie-in with brewers Scottish & Newcastle U.K. Tens of thousands of "Maxïmo Brown Ale" bot ...

  17. Italian Market Shrinks In 2004

    February 25, 2005 12:00 AM EST The Italian recorded music industry last year fell by 8% in value and 12.7% in units, according to figures released today (Feb. 25) by auditors Price Waterhouse Coopers on behalf of trade body FIMI. The Italian recorded music industry last year fe ...