Beer

January 11, 2019 - 12:24 pm
PITTSBURGH (AP) — A new brewery is set to launch in a Cold War-era missile command center near Pittsburgh. The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports Grist House Craft Brewery has set its sights on a structure known as "the bunker building" at the former Nike missile base. It was one of several U.S. Army-...
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January 11, 2019 - 6:11 am
DETROIT (AP) — Nutrition labels are coming to the beer aisle. Starting next month, packages of Bud Light will have prominent labels showing the beer's ingredients, calories and the amount of fat, carbohydrates and protein in a serving. The labels aren't legally required, but major beer makers...
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In this picture taken Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2018, a worker drives a tractor during a harvest of hops at a hopfield near the village of Rocov, Czech Republic. The production of hops, which is used to make Czech Republic's famous beers, is down 30 percent or more due to a drought in the country. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek)
August 31, 2018 - 10:41 am
ROCOV, Czech Republic (AP) — A drought in central Europe this summer could leave beer drinkers thirsting for their favorite lagers and pilsners: production of the prized hops that give Bohemian-style brews their distinctive flavors are down 30 percent or more in the Czech Republic. At first glance...
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International Beer Day shines a light on local brewers
Evan Smith
August 02, 2018 - 6:01 pm
Ben Pierson, owner of the Swamp Rabbit Brewery and Taproom in Travelers Rest, plans to celebrate international beer day by doing the exact same thing he’s always done. “Well, I mean every day that we’re open, we’re celebrating beer,” Pierson said. “So every day is a pretty good day. But for...
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Samuli Huuhtanen, CEO of Finnish beer brewery Rock Paper Scissors displays a beer bottle labeled with cartoon caricatures depicting Russian President Vladimir Putin and U.S President Donald Trump, during an interview with the Associated Press in Helsinki, Saturday, July 14, 2018. A small Finnish craft brewery is paying a humorous tribute to the July 16 Helsinki summit by a limited-edition lager beer depicting cartoon U.S. and Russian presidents on its label with a text urging Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin to settle things "like adults". (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)
July 14, 2018 - 4:22 pm
HELSINKI (AP) — A small Finnish craft brewery is paying a humorous tribute to the Helsinki summit. RPS Brewing has issued a limited-edition lager depicting cartoon U.S. and Russian presidents on its label, with text for Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin saying "Let's Settle This Like Adults" and "...
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June 05, 2018 - 7:01 am
ELMSFORD, N.Y. (AP) — A brewing company in New York has joined with an ice cream maker so consumers can have their cake in a beer. Captain Lawrence Brewing Company's "Fudgie the Beer" is a take on Carvel's "Fudgie the Whale" ice cream cake that's formed in the shape of a whale. The stout beer is...
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In this Thursday, May 17, 2018, photo, a woman drinks beer at the 2018 Craft Beer of China Exhibition in Shanghai. Hundreds of craft beer enthusiasts, investors and brewers are attending an exhibition in Shanghai dedicated to expanding the palette of Chinese consumers and promoting sales of high-end brews. (AP Photo/Fu Ting)
May 18, 2018 - 9:36 pm
SHANGHAI (AP) — "Panda Beer," ''Little General," ''Flying Fist IPA," and "Mandarin Wheat" are among the offerings on tap at a craft beer exhibition this week in Shanghai dedicated to expanding the palette of Chinese consumers and promoting sales of high-end brews. The 2018 Craft Beer of China...
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FILE - In this Aug. 25, 2017, file photo, New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady (12) drinks on the sidelines during the second half of an NFL preseason football game against the Detroit Lions, in Detroit. Brady may not like strawberries, but he has skills when it comes to chugging beer. Appearing Monday, March 12, 2018, on CBS's "The Late Show with Stephen Colbert," Brady promoted his book "The TB12 Method," in which he writes about diet and athletic performance. That includes abstaining from alcohol. Brady told Colbert he rarely drinks beer. But acknowledged he was a "pretty good beer chugger back in the day."(AP Photo/Duane Burleson, File)
March 13, 2018 - 9:33 am
NEW YORK (AP) — New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady may not like strawberries, but he has skills when it comes to chugging beer. Appearing Monday on CBS's "The Late Show with Stephen Colbert," Brady promoted his book "The TB12 Method," in which he writes about diet and athletic performance...
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March 01, 2018 - 6:12 am
BUCKSPORT, Maine (AP) — Two Maine friars say they are closing down their iconic bakery to open up a brewery. The Bangor Daily News reports Friar's Bakehouse in Bangor will close Friday after more than 18 years. Franciscan Brothers Donald Paul and Kenneth Leo say they plan to open their new venture...
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November 12, 2017 - 12:02 pm
WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — Since April, a North Carolina bar known for craft beer has been holding church services. The Wilmington StarNews reports that a small congregation meets three Sundays each month at The Sour Barn in Ogden. The bar is affiliated with Broomtail Craft Brewery. The services...
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