march 2006: beer · digital & analog

           notes about beer in real life and online

- 31. march 2006
beer is healthy (part2)

The story about Gwyneth Paltrow and the stout at PittsburghLive.com.

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 31. march 2006
gluten-free beer

There is help for people with the celiac disease. Craig Belser - a computer programmer-analyst from Kansas  - had a few problems with beer. He started some experiements and the result is the sorghum-based lager called 'Dragon's Gold'. All informations at the website of seattlePI.com.

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 31. march 2006
69: another erotic beer

The brewery in Flensburg have a contract with the german erotic-products-chain 'Beate Uhse'. They produce the erotic beer under the label '69'.  In the stores of 'Beate Uhse' are 48.000 bottles for sale. Full story and picture at Kieler Nachrichten (german).

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 30. march 2006
preview: north east wisconsin beer festival

Appleton Post-Crescent have a report with plenty of informations about the 'North East Wisconsin Beer Fest' saturday this week. Additional more online-links for upcoming beer festivals!

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 30. march 2006
beer cure

The online-edition of the Mirror (UK) reports about a farmer and a beer-cure for his sick cow! Interesting are the words by brewery chief Jonathan Adnams: 'It's no surprise. Real ale is live - like pro-biotic yoghurt.'

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 30. march 2006
university brew

Students at the University Hamburg produce a the own beer under the label 'Campusperle'. 14 students work in the 'Brauerei-AG' to provide the drinks for friends, teachers and professors. Found at the website of Fränkischer Tag (german).

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 29. march 2006
tasmanian devil? 

J Boag & Son (Tasmania/Australia) will bring the 'James Boag's Premium Lager' to the USA. Found at Drinks Business Review.

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 29. march 2006
labatt blue brazilian

Labatt hopes to introducte Ontario to "BRAHMA' - an authentic Brazilian premium lager. The beer made its canadian debut in Alberta 2005. Full story at the website of Ottawa Sun.

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 29. march 2006
löwenbräu: urtyp

The brewery Löwenbräu  (Munich/Bavaria) will produce a new beer called 'Urtyp'. With the new flavor the company will go back  to the roots of Löwenbräu. The beer is a lager-type and comes in 'Bügel'-bottles. The wort of the beer is suposed to be at 12,4 and will have 5,4 % alcohol by volume.

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 29. march 2006
beer-olympia

The winner of 'Beer Olympic Games' is the comedian Herbert Granditz - 2nd place for Birgitta Ruess and 3d for Karoline Krasser. The conntest on filling beermugs was held in the pub Mohrenkopf in Graz (Austria).

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 28. march 2006
self cooling beer

Tempera Technology claims to have a device to cool automaticlly a beer can by 30 degree (fahrenheit) in 3 minutes! Full story at the Gizmodo-website plus interesting comments.
Note: Pittsburgh people will agree - the product name 'I.C. Can' can cause trouble - right?

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 27. march 2006
czech beer spa

Czech is  well known for good beer and great hockey. A czech brewery will open the world first spa. The first beer health center is located in Prague. Mor informations at Domanican Today and Luxist including a picture of the spa.

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 27. march 2006
remote control with bottle opener

Philips offers a remote control for TV and DVD plus a opener for beer bottles. The 'Philips SRU 1060/10 World Cup Party Edition' is a special gadget for the upcoming soccer world cup in Germany. Story found at Focus Blogs (german).

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 24. march 2006
middle east beer

Found at Middle East Times: The Palestinian Taybeh brewery is poised to start test-marketing non-alcoholic Hamas beer, following the party's election victory. Full story. Update: The website Al Bawaba has more on this and pictures.

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 23. march 2006
comedy: beerfest

Nat Faxon, Will Forte, Jürgen Prochnow and Ralph Möller will staring in the new comedy called IMDB: Beerfest  - directed by Jay Chandrasekhar (IMDB: Dukes of Hazard). It is about some guys going to Oktoberfest in Munich. One of the filming location was German Corner aka Edelweiss (Albuquerque, NM). In the theaters: 25th August 2006.

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 22. march 2006
have a beer on australia?

An australian Ad-Campaign have to much use of the word 'bloody' and got banned in Britain and Canada. More informations at Reuters.

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 20. march 2006
sexy blond ... 

German  Lang Bräu Wunsiedel presents at the HOGA 2006 in Munich not only the holy-pope-beer - the new brand is the 'Erotic Beer'. Online-Ordering of this 'hot beer' and merchandise is possible.

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 20. march 2006
green beer

At the website of  Wired is a report about green beer by Brooklyn Brewery (Brewer's Row Brooklyn, New York).

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  17. march 2006
5th season

The 5th season have start in Munich at Nockerberg. This is the strong beer time - generally a 2 week peroid. This year from the 17th of March to the 2nd of April. During this time is heavy bock-type beer on the menus. Lets go an get a Salvator.

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  16. march 2006
beer is healthy

We all know - beer is healthy. The german website wissenschaft.de reports: Dietmar Fuchs from the University of Innsbruck found out: Beer blocks biochemical processes by interferon und helps to cure inflammations.  

informations:  · wissenschaft.de (german) · University Innsbruck 

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 16. march 2006
una birra per il papa

Not quiet new: The 'Jürgen Hopfs Schönbrunner Langbräu' in Schönbrunn has a beer under the label 'Benedikt XVI' on the market - dedicated to the holy pope. The original-story in german by Frankenpost (english translation by Google). 

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  15. march 2006
coastr discovered!

I stumbled over the coastr-website - seems to be fun!  

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