The Best Drinks To Enjoy With Nachos


6 November marks International Nacho Day, which seems like as good a reason as any to celebrate the splendour of tortilla chips topped with a fair amount of cheese and spicy jalapenos.

 

The plastic straw was invented by the Sumerians for drinking beer


As sophisticated as ancient brewing practices were, there was still a chance for sediment to end up in a drinker’s pint, so Sumerians, Babylonians, and Egyptians were known to drink beer with straws made of reeds or gold, depending upon one’s social class.

 

Why don’t all beer bottles have screw caps?


The main reason breweries don’t use twist-offs is because they’re not as reliable a seal.  Screw caps don’t create as airtight of a closure, allowing more oxygen permeation. Oxygen is the enemy of fresh beer, so even tiny amounts of air sneaking into your bottle can eventually stale your beer.

 

Joburg And Cape Town Are Among The Top 5 Cheapest Cities For A Beer In The World


Deutsche Bank recently released its annual “Mapping the World’s Prices” series, which compares the cost of everything from iPhones to tekkies in 50 cities around the world.

 

How Tripe And Alcohol Gave Us Halloween


We might not gather around the dining table for a family meal during Halloween much, but that’s precisely why we have this creepy celebration in the first place.

 

Frasier Is Opening a Brewery in Upstate New York


Actor Kelsey Grammer is opening a brewery in upstate New York. It is not Cheers-themed, it might not have a bar, and there’s no guarantee that anybody there will know your name. However, we remain excited.

 

Foods that taste better when paired with a cold beer


Pairing beer with food enhances the flavours of the dish and showcases the complex elements of a well-brewed beer, so the last thing you will want to do is ruin a perfectly good beer, with a terrible piece of food.

 

Does the alcohol in beer evaporate when you cook?


Does the alcohol in beer evaporate when you cook? Yes and no.

 
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Best alcoholic beverages to drink while watching sports


For many of us, cheering on our favourite sports team is often accompanied by a few drinks.

 

Beer will once again cost more at this year’s Octoberfest in Munich


If you’re heading to Oktoberfest in Munich, you’ll need a little more cash for beer. This year, liter mugs of beer at Germany’s Oktoberfest will cost 11.24 euros on average ($13.11), a 3.8% increase over last year.

 
 
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Beer is one of the world’s oldest prepared beverages, possibly dating back to the early Neolithic or 9500 BC, when cereal was first farmed, and is recorded in the written history of ancient Iraq and ancient Egypt. Archaeologists speculate that beer was instrumental in the formation of civilizations

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