Photo of the Day: Earliest Known Photo of Men Drinking Beer

Here are three gents named James Ballantine, Dr George Bell and David Octavius Hill drinking an Edinburgh Ale in 1844. This is the earliest known photo of men drinking beer.

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Fridays Are for Beer: Ommegang Rosetta

Ommegang first announced Rosetta, a traditional Belgian kriek, back in October and I made a mental note to pick some up but, as so often happens in the hectic (inebriated?) life of a beer reviewer, I soon forgot about it. And that’s a damn shame, because I’ve really been missing…


Fridays Are For Beer: Sam Adams Nitro Project

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Honestly, I don’t really need any excuses to drink more beer, but it’s nice to know that while I’m kicking back a cool Coors 16-ouncer, I’m also making myself healthier. Despite what so many buzzkill doctors would lead you to believe, beer actually has some health benefits, as highlighted in…

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This Scratch-Off Beer Poster Makes Drinking Even More Fun

Have you been looking for a way to make drinking fun again but feel like you’re too old for flip cup or beer pong? Well Brooklyn’s Pop Chart Lab has just the thing for you, the “99 Bottles of Craft Beer on the Wall” scratch-off chart. At first, the poster…


Fridays Are For Beer: Hotbox Coffee Porter

Coffee and porters go together like beans and cornbread, so when I heard I heard Oskar Blues — one of my favorite breweries — was teaming with Colorado-based fair-trade coffee connoisseurs Hotbox Roasters, I figured the result would be heaven in a can. I was not wrong. Before I get…


Brew Your Favorite Beers At Home With These Kits From Brooklyn Brew Shop

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The Most Popular Beer And Spirits Brands Of Each NFL Team’s Fans [Infographic]

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