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Top reasons to drink beer in the run-up to Christmas

Top reasons to drink beer in the run-up to Christmas

The Christmas period can be stressful for many reasons, and sometimes all we need is some beer and good company to relax us. Here’s 5 reasons why you should drink beer over the winter season. Of course, drink it responsibly. To make shopping marathons more bearable Long line-ups and endless searches to find the perfect gift can ...

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Britons are happiest when drinking beer at the pub!

Britons are happiest when drinking beer at the pub!

Drinking beer and sitting in the pub has been scientifically proven to make the British public feel good. Surprised? It turns out that a key ingredient used to brew beer stimulates dopamine production on the brain, which has been found by a German study. Malted barley, which is used as an ingredient in majority of beers, is rich in hordenine, wh...

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Drinking beer ‘could improve your ability to learn a language’

Drinking beer ‘could improve your ability to learn a language’

A new study has revealed that peoples’ ability to speak a new language could be improved according to how much alcohol they drink. In a study made by Liverpool and Maastricht universities, it was unveiled that alcohol impairs brain power and body functions. In addition, executive mental functions, which include the ability to remember, inhabit inappropria...

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Top reasons to drink real ale

Top reasons to drink real ale

The stereotype of a real ale drinker is laughably out of date. If you think of matted beards, stained cardigans and huge bellies, you possibly need to get out more. Real ale is live beer which continues to develop in the cask, therefore the optimum flavours are truly developed. Here are the top reasons to reject what passes for beer, and ask for the real thing at o...

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A beginner’s guide to tasting beer

A beginner’s guide to tasting beer

Gone, are the days of single beer patronage. Consumers have started thinking with their palates, and of course, brewers are keen to deliver. For those that want to get on board and earn a bit of beer cred, it’s a good idea to develop your palate. Here’s a few tips on how you can get started on your beer tasting trajectory. Temperature is key...

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Top Tips On How To Store Beer So It Doesn’t Go Bad

Top Tips On How To Store Beer So It Doesn’t Go Bad

Yes, beer has a shelf life, as well as a proper and improper way to store it. Where you decide to store your beer can have a massive difference on its taste. The quick solution to this is to store your beet in the drive, or in a cool, dark place like a closet or a corner of your basement. Ultimately, there are three enemies of beer, and these are oxygen, heat, and ...

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How A New App Is Introducing The World To Beer Tourism

How A New App Is Introducing The World To Beer Tourism

A Manchester-made app has been launched, enabling craft beer lovers to travel cities and explore their authentic beer scenes all over the globe. The app has been named Beer Adventures, and can be used in 25 global cities. At the moment, these cities include, Manchester, London, Leeds, Edinburgh and Glasgow in the UK. “Breweries from the US, Scan...

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Conor McGregor Covered In Beer By Rangers Fan

Conor McGregor Covered In Beer By Rangers Fan

The UFC superstar was his usual controversial self during a recent appearance in Glasgow, with not every attendee being a fan of his actions. McGregor split his audience, with one Rangers fan covering him in beer for singing Celtic songs. The UFC star, who suffered a loss in his fight against Floyd Mayweather in August, was attending ‘An Evening...

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Beer really DOES make you happier!

Beer really DOES make you happier!

Beer really is good for you, and it isn’t just your Friday night brain telling you that. Scientists in Germany have found that the amber nectar really does lift your spirits. In order to find this information, they looked at 13,000 different food components to find out which were the most effective at stimulating the reward centre in the brain. ...

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Surprise! You’ve been drinking beer from the wrong glass

Surprise! You’ve been drinking beer from the wrong glass

According to the founder of the School of Booze, Jane Peyton, tucking into a beer in the traditional pint glass may become a thing of the past. Peyton suggests that beer drinkers should sip the tipple from a narrow rimmed glass, like a flute. Whilst the unorthodox view may offend come pub-goers, in a statement Jane has said: “Drinking from a pint glass do...

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