april 2006: beer · digital & analog

           notes about beer in real life and online

 28. april 2006
dont blame me

The german beer-consume is 1,1% smaller in the first quater of 2006. In the same time they  sold 5,9% more beer-mix-drinks - source RP Online - (german).

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 28. april 2006
beer-tiger

mad.co.uk reports about the new ad-campaign of Tiger Beer - an asian Lager.

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 26. april 2006
beerbelly.com discovered

Stealth beverage with beerbelly - found at iol.co.za.

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 25. april 2006
beer + world cup 2006

The Mercury News has background-informations about the Brewing debate in Germany.

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 24. april 2006
5 days to go...

The '23rd SF international beer festival' will held next weekend - more informations at the website of SFstation.com.

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 24. april 2006
beer and dirndl

The south african website 'iol.co.za' has under the headline 'I've never seen so many people' a story about the beerfest in Erlangen (Germany).
Washington Times has also a report (Update: 28. April 2006)

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 21. april 2006
beer pong

The Daily Beacon has informations about the 'Beer-lympics' at the University of Tennessee.

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 21. april 2006
beer in pittsburgh

Pittsburgh Post Gazette about the 70th convention and trade show of the 'The Malt Beverage Distributors Association of Pennsylvania' at Station Square.

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 20. april 2006
beer buzz facts

Facts about beer and brewing: Santa Cruz Sentinel.

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 19. april 2006
happy birthday

The 'German purity law' will have his 490th birthday at the 23th of April 2006. Details about this anniversary at Rhein-Mainer (german).

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 19. april 2006
bock beer

LA Times: Story on bock-beer-season in Germany.

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 18. april 2006
fishy beer

Beer-lovers from 'down under' can help to save the coral reefs: More informations about this australian thingy: Fishupdate.com

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 18. april 2006
beer-festivals

The people at femailFirst.co.uk have the Top 5 of beer-festivals. Travel-channel at canoe.ca runs a story about the 2nd biggest beer-fest in Germany.
And a report about OZ-beer-fests at Boston Herald.

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 18. april 2006 18. april 2006
coming soon!

250 seats, 25 beers on tap, taste of 14 different flavors of wing sauce and 49 television sets: Buffalo Wild Wings Bar & Grill in Carbondale - more about at thesouthern.com.

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 18. april 2006
beer and cfl

CBCsports about the return of Ottawa Renegades to CLF in 2007. With help of a beer-company. And the Ottawa Citizen talks about the Steelback Brewery and CFL.

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 18. april 2006
beer world cup

At the website of koin6news background informations about the upcomming beer world cup. Chinese website Peoples Daily about 'beer olympics'.
And BeerAdvocate about the winners of Seattle 2006. Milwaukee Bizjounals about several awards for Miller at the World Cup. chron.com reprots about award winner 'Trumer Pils'.

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 13. april 2006
a bavarian in india

Prinz Luitpold of Bavaria expect good chance for his 'Schlossbrauerei Kaltenberg' (Landsberg) to come into  the indian market. The indian partner 'Him Neel' will produce the bavrian beer in the northern state of Himanchal Pradesh. They will use water from the Himalaya plus ingredients and know-how from Bavaria. 'Him Neel Breweries' will produce 150 000 hektoliter a year. More informations: nuz.de (german).

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 13. april 2006
rugby world cup 2007

Heineken appointed official Beer of 'Rugby World Cup 2007' in France. Found at worldcupweb.com.

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 13. april 2006
don't mention the beer

4thgame.com: A story about beer, world cup 2006 and a major sponsor of the sport-event.

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 13. april 2006
beer battles

Japan: Kirin beats Asahi in beer shipments in first quarter this year (via TMCnet). Bulgaria: Kamenitza pips Zagorka in March beer sales rankings (via dnevnik.bg).
Brewer SABMiller PLC (Castle, Miller Lite) sold 5 percent more beer in the last financial year - more details at Forbes Online.
Update 1: India Times with news about the beer-market in India: Kingfisher pips Haywards, is now largest-selling strong beer brand (14. April 2006).
Update 2: Int. Herald Tribune about the beer-market in Argentina (14. April 2006).

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 13. april 2006
bad news for fans of spanish beer (in china)

inq7.net: San Miguel Corp. from Spain to close two South China beer operations.

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 13. april 2006
beer not healthy?

Canadian researchers found links between beer and lung cancer: physorg.com.Two questions on this story:
1. What type of beer they used for the research?
2. What means this picture with the czech beer in a can and the expensive water (aka Bud) in the bottle?

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 12. april 2006
martini for beer-drinkers

Wichita Eagle has a martini-quide (not only) for beer-drinkers. Additional some facts martini vs. beer.

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 12. april 2006
fosters-news

Fosters Brewery will pull his global Formula One sponsorship - more details and new developments: Herald Sun (Australia).

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 12. april 2006
cardgames with beer

Two cardgames with beer are avaible at kultquartett.de (german). One quartett-type-game and one is quiz.

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 11. april 2006
cuban beer

In May the Bucanero Brewing from Cuba will roll out a new beer called 'Bucanero Max'. Informations at the website of Prensa Latina.

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 11. april 2006
cinese beer to come to the u.s.

BeerAdvocate reports about the US-launch of the new 'Tsingtao Draft Bottled Beer'.

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 11. april 2006
beer-belly?

INQ7.net has a report: Beer may not be the only reason for a belly.

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 11. april 2006
background: beer-festival in bavaria

Story with background-informations about a beer-festival in Erlangen (Bavaria/Germany) at msnbc.com

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 10. april 2006
beer-research

examiner.com.au: The University of Tasmania has a research-project about the beer-museum of the brewery 'J. Boag and Son' in Launceston.

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 10. april 2006
beer and baseball

Some statistics on beer and baseball at the Eureka Reporter.

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 7. april 2006
 beer for vatikan

The oldest monk-brewery produces the beer for the smallest army in the world. The Weltenburger Brewery (Regensburg/Bavaria) serves exclusive beer for the 500 years anniversary of the 'Swiss Guards' in Vatikan. Brew master Hermann Goß is pretty much proud to serve the beer to  the soldiers of the holy pope. They expect the soldiers and the anniversary-guests will have 15.000 half-liters a day. Found at Fränkischer Tag (german).

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 7. april 2006
 bay-area-beer-news

Inside Bay Area runs a story about the fallen beer-monoply in Oakland (CA) and neighbourhood-movie-theaters in San Francisco.

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 6. april 2006
oh no!

ThePittsburghChannel reports about a beer-truck on fire at the Pennsylvania Turnpike.

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 6. april 2006
ohio special

Columbus Dispatch has a story about plans of Anheuser Bush to brew a special beer for exclusive distribution in Ohio.

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 6. april 2006
say it with beer

32 years old australian Andrew Knight had his marriage proposal on a beer bottle - found at Daily Tlegraph (Australia).

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 6. april 2006
special edition: newcastle

Newcastle Brewery is to make a special edition to celebrate Alan Shearer - full story and picture at Morning Advertiser.

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 5. april 2006
The dumb drink beer?

A study from Denmark claims: Intelligent people tend more to drink wine over beer. The study of the danish scientists is based on surveys from 1956 to 1977, 1981 to 1983 and 1992 to 1994. Over all they had 1800 test results. Addtional they found out: For every IQ-point more - the chance is higher, that a young male will switch from beer to wine in his mid-30. The fact - richer persons prefere wine - have not affected the study. Complete story at the medical website Ärzte Zeitung (german).

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 5. april 2006
beer and movies

A cool beer with a good movie in the theater? Some about this topic at the online-edition of Bonner County Daily Bee (Idaho).
Update: Idaho Mountain Express - Movie-beer bill goes to governor

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 5. april 2006
/. beer-robots

Geek page Slashdot runs a story about robots serving beer!

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 4. april 2006
uganda: energy beer lite

allAfrica.com: Uganda Breweries Limited (UBL) unveiled 'White Cap Lite' last friday at Kabira Country Club in Bukoto. It is a low calorie, high energy beer with 3 percent alcohol.

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 4. april 2006
canada: higher beer prices

Beer drinkers in Nova Scotia are going to have to spend more to buy beer. Complete story at CBC: Nova Scotia.

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 3. april 2006
saturday night fever?

It seems Fredericksburg VA have a bizzare saturday night event: More about the 'Coors Truck Convoy' at fredericksburg.com.
Update: Longer story on this at Washington Times

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 3. april 2006
cooking with beer

The lifestyle-section at iafrcia.com has a recipe for 'Beer-flavoured chicken liver paté'. For cooking-newbies: The Beer Butt Chicken is the easy alternative. More pictures at antivegan.de (german).

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 3. april 2006
beer-goggles

Bedford today reports about a special anti-drink-and-drive course: With a remote controled car and special 'beer goggles' kids got an impression of the impact of alcohol on driving. 

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 3. april 2006
beer-piggy

A pub in Pyengana (Tasmania) have a nice mascot - a beer drinking pig. The piggy is trained to drink the beer from a bottle! All informations at the website of ABConline (Australia).

 

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