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Europe facing beer shortage crisis with hot World Cup summer in full swing

A Europe-wide shortage of food-grade carbon dioxide (CO2) could put meat and fizzy-drink supplies under pressure – right in the middle of the World Cup and peak season for summer barbecues. Supply chains at major fizzy-drink manufacturers and poultry producers across the UK were disrupted by the gas shortage, while some retailers have had to ration beverage sales. British-based food ...

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‘All your friends have had her’: Brewer attacked over ‘sexist’ beer ads

A South African brewing company who promised “moist” and “gushing” beers has been forced to remove its drinks from the country’s shelves after receiving a torrent of online abuse over its “crass and sexist” marketing campaign. Vale Bru published adverts for their new range of beers to its Instagram last week but was met with a fierce backlash from punters ...

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Brew must be joking! 350 beer crates spill on German motorway (VIDEO)

Published time: 6 Jun, 2018 15:47 Motorists driving on the A10 highway outside Berlin on Tuesday could have witnessed a catastrophic beer spill, bigger than the average ones seen in Germany’s bars and beer halls. READ MORE: Beer buddies: Merkel sends Putin bottles of German booze, Russian leader reveals More than 350 crates smashed on the highway near Wustermark, west ...

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Beer buddies: Merkel sends Putin bottles of German booze, Russian leader reveals

Beer enthusiasts the world over appreciate German varieties, and the Russian president is no exception. Chancellor Angela Merkel even sends Vladimir Putin a few bottles of Saxony-brewed pilsner, the president has revealed. Read more “From time to time, Angela sends me a few bottles of Radeberger beer,” the Russian leader said in the documentary film ‘Putin,’ made by VGTRK channel, ...

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High-tech enabler? Robotic waiter will take your order & fetch beer from fridge (VIDEO)

The pain of rising from a comfortable couch to get a beer from the fridge is one we all know. Yet, as with a growing number of modern inconveniences, artificial intelligence may be coming to the rescue. READ MORE: Humanity is doomed now that robots can open doors (VIDEO) Footage posted online by Homer, a research group at Germany’s Institute ...

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Beer Buzz: FIFA’s beer sponsor to sue 2018 World Cup stadium

Football fans travelling to Russia’s Rostov for the 2018 World Cup this summer will not be left dry, as FIFA’s beer sponsor aims to sue city authorities over their decision to prohibit the sale of alcohol at the local stadium. Sun InBev, a Russian department of the Belgian brewing corporation AB InBev, which makes beer brands such as Budweiser, Stella ...

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Alexa will have her own opinions on beer, TV shows and more

Alexa is starting to think for herself. The personal assistant that’s built into Amazon devices like Echo smart speakers and Fire TV may better distinguish itself from competitors like Google Assistant in the future by offering up not just facts or recommendations, but by having her own opinions on things that weren’t explicitly added to her programming. This will come ...

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Archaeologists seeking beer unearth Viking treasure trove (PHOTOS)

Published time: 16 Dec, 2017 17:47 Norwegian archaeologists searching for beer brewing stones got more than they bargained for when their quest uncovered a valuable Celtic artifact “imported” by Vikings from Ireland. The team from the NTNU University Museum in Trondheim, came across the surprising find during their excavation of a church cemetery. The routine inspection of Byneset cemetery uncovered ...

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Mongolian sumo champion under investigation for beer bottle assault on fellow wrestler

Published time: 14 Nov, 2017 16:34 Nine-time sumo grand champion ‘Harumafuji’ of Mongolia has been accused of attacking a lower-ranked wrestler with a bottle of beer. Harumafuji, 33, hit compatriot Takanoiwa over the head at a party for Mongolian sumo wrestlers last month, violating the strict sumo rules that prohibit wrestlers from demonstrating their emotions in public, according to Japan’s ...

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Old enough for war, not for beer: Wisconsin lawmakers eye lower drinking age

Published time: 10 Nov, 2017 13:05 Republican lawmakers introduced a bill to reduce the legal minimum drinking age in the state from 21 to 19 in an attempt to curb binge drinking in young adults while freeing up law enforcement resources. Representatives Adam Jarchow, Cindi Duchow and Rob Swearingen introduced and sponsored the bill and hope to spare law enforcement ...

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