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Viginia Brewery Taps 300-Year-Old Recipe

FOOD/DRINK | By Michael Felberbaum | Dec 4
What do you get when you combine water, American persimmons and hops and ferment it with yeast? A beer based on a 300-year-old recipe scribbled in a cookbook kept by Virginia's prominent Reynolds family.

In the Spirit: Beer 101

FOOD/DRINK | Nov 16
Beer has evolved from a rudimentary staple, produced with little understanding of the science behind it, into an intricate, refined beverage that has come to identify individuals, as well as geographical regions. Here's a primer.

University Launches Beer-Making Program

FOOD/DRINK | By David N. Goodman | Oct 1
Colleges and beer have a long shared history. A university in Michigan is taking that partnership to a new level with the creation of a program to train and certify experts in "fermentation science."

Go for the Food: Vermont's Beer Run

FOOD/DRINK | By J.M. Hirsch | Sep 18
Looking for the ultimate beer journey? Seek out Heady Topper, a double IPA by The Alchemist Brewery in Vermont. While you're at it, discover other breweries and food artisans in the Green Mountain State.

Belgium’s Beer Buzz

FOOD/DRINK | By Raf Casert | Apr 21
The Belgian beer federation is trying to rekindle local interest in the drink with a "Proud of our Beers" public awareness campaign, including a tricolor national flag with the middle yellow turned into a glass of beer.

Guinness Pulls Out of NYC St. Patrick’s Parade Over Gay Exclusion

NATIONAL | By Jason St. Amand | Mar 17
Officials from popular Irish dry stout maker Guinness announced Saturday that they are pulling sponsorship of New York City’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade because participants aren’t allowed to openly march as LGBT people.

Mass. Monks Start Brewing Beer Like European Brothers

FOOD/DRINK | By Dave Martin | Jan 23
Starting last week, the 63 brothers of St. Joseph’s Abbey - about an hour’s drive west of Boston - began selling the first Trappist beer brewed outside Europe.

German Beer Brewers Fined Over Price-Fixing

FOOD/DRINK | Jan 14
German antitrust authorities have fined a group of beer brewers a total of 106.5 million euros ($145 million) for illegal price-fixing between 2006 and 2008.

Anheuser-Busch Sued Over "Hold my Beer" Videos

FOOD/DRINK | By Jim Salter | Jan 1
A Montana-based craft brewer is suing the world’s largest beer-maker, alleging that popular YouTube videos for Bud Light violate its trademarked phrase, "Hold my beer and watch this."

Craft Beer Craze Creates Black Market

FOOD/DRINK | By Lisa Rathke | Dec 11
As craft brews gain an intense following, a black market bloomed in which opportunists sell for hundreds of dollars top-rated beers that are hard to find, in short supply, expensive or illegal to ship.

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