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Ketamine could help reduce symptoms of alcoholism

November 26, 2019

Alcoholism is a disease. It is always discussed as a poor health choice and as a harmful habit,…
Money spent on beer ads linked to underage drinking

November 19, 2019

Advertising budgets and strategies used by beer companies appear to influence underage drinking, according to new research from…
Unraveling the origin story of beer yeast

April 10, 2019

Justin Fay has brewed wine and beer from dozens of different types of yeast. But not necessarily for drinking…
Genes behind lager yeast’s cold- and sugar-loving success revealed

February 5, 2019

Lager beer is cold, crisp, dry — and worth about half a trillion dollars worldwide. Behind the world’s…
Global warming will have us crying in what’s left of our beer

October 17, 2018

On top of rising sea levels, stronger hurricanes and worsening wildfires, scientists project that human-caused climate change will…
‘Hoppy’ beer without exploding bottles and too much alcohol

September 24, 2018

The forgotten art of “dry-hopping” beer to enhance flavor is back in vogue. But this practice sometimes has…
Regular beer consumption linked to higher prostate cancer risk

September 12, 2018

Many men suffering from advanced-stage prostate cancer appear to share at least one thing in common: they are…
Overview of Brewery Valves

July 28, 2018

Valves are often called the on-off switch of a brewery as they control the flow of your product.…
Wild Wisconsin yeast find their way into bread, beer, and class

May 30, 2018

Your next bite of local bread or gulp of Madison beer might just have a little piece of…
Brewing hoppy beer without the hops

March 22, 2018

Hoppy beer is all the rage among craft brewers and beer lovers, and now UC Berkeley biologists have…
Fungi expert helps craft beer project

January 24, 2017

A fungi expert at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln has helped define the funk behind Nebraska’s first all-homegrown craft…
Contactless Beer Pump

December 16, 2016

Most of pubs get busier in the Christmas time and Barclaycard has come out a way to reduce…
Drinking beer may be good for heart health

November 22, 2016

Previous research suggests that drinking wine in moderation can be good for your health, but new research indicates that…
The beer for gluten allergy sufferers and people who hate beer

September 21, 2016

A beer made with unmalted oats at the DTU Brewery is probably the world’s first gluten-free beer produced…
Lessons of lager: Yeast origin becomes a complex tale

July 7, 2016

Without question, the domesticated hybrid yeast that gives us lager beer is an organism worth many billions of…
New way to make yeast hybrids may inspire new brews, biofuels

December 7, 2015

About 500 years ago, the accidental natural hybridization of Saccharomyces cerevisiae, the yeast responsible for things like ale, wine…
More details on origin of world’s favorite beer-making microbe

August 15, 2015

The crucial genetic mashup that spawned the yeast that brews the vast majority of beer occurred at least…
We Want the Funk: The Ups and Downs of Wild Microbes in Beer

July 29, 2015

Funky, floral, complex. No, this is not a description of a piece of vintage wallpaper. These are some…
Better beer chemistry: It’s all about the yeast

April 28, 2015

Every beer brewer is locked into a high-maintenance relationship with yeast – those finicky, alcohol-creating microorganisms. To learn…
Beer for good health

March 26, 2015

It was only recently that Griffith University research showed that it’s possible to improve the hydrating effects of…
Nature is sure to appreciate a paper beer bottle

March 6, 2015

It would really benefit the environment if beer could be sold in containers made of paper, rather than…
Determining recipes for some of the world’s oldest preserved beers

March 6, 2015

Some breweries have taken to resurrecting the flavors of ages past. Adventurous beer makers are extrapolating recipes from…
Beer compound could help fend off Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s diseases

January 29, 2015

The health-promoting perks of wine have attracted the spotlight recently, leaving beer in the shadows. But scientists are…
Why fruit flies could lead to better beer

December 11, 2014

Your beer may attract annoying fruit flies, but listen up before you give them a swat. Researchers found…
Avoid skunky beer this Oktoberfest with the help of chemistry

September 30, 2014

Oktoberfest is here, and that means beer. And there’s nothing worse than reaching for a cold one, taking…
The scientific explanation of why beer overflows when a one bottle is bumped against another

January 21, 2014

Scientists at Universidad Carlos III de Madrid (UC3M) reveal the physical phenomenon that explains beer’s rapid transformation from…
Coffee or beer? The choice could affect your genome

December 9, 2013

Coffee and beer are polar opposites in the beverage world. Coffee picks you up, and beer winds you…
The rise of Australia as a wine nation

June 5, 2013

Think of alcohol in Australian life and you probably think of beer: a “hard-earned thirst” and all that. Yet our national…
More sustainable way to brew beer: Non-stop fermentation saves resources

May 30, 2013

Is it possible to increase the energy efficiency of brewing? Researchers from the Technische Universität München believe they…
Beer’s bitter compounds could help brew new medicines

January 30, 2013

Researchers employing a century-old observational technique have determined the precise configuration of humulones, substances derived from hops that…
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