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Reddit Bans Slew of Communities Amid New Rule Targeting Sales, Trades, and Giveaways

Reddit’s bread and butter may be links and comments, but the site has a long history as a facilitator of gift swaps, and a backwoods marketplace. New site rules enacted today make much of that behaviour prohibited. Read More >>

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There’s a Pink Beer for Girls Now, But it’s Ironic so Everything’s Fine

Big-booted craft beer brewer Brewdog has had an idea: a special type of beer in a pink bottle that's for women. But it's OK, one of Elon Musk's experiments hasn't caused a rip in time and dumped us all back to 1995 -- it's being done ironically to highlight gender pay gaps. Ah, you see now. It's not an ill-advised marketing stunt, or something that might've been given away free with the July 1997 issue of FHM. Read More >>

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Pint Beer Can’t be Sold in 500ml Cans

A small scale brewery has been told to either rename a beer it sells under the name of Pint or somehow make slightly bigger cans, with Trading Standards saying that selling an alcoholic drink called "Pint" in a 500ml can may lead to ever so slight levels of confusion among the sorts of people who insist on being sold to the imperial way. Read More >>

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The UK’s Fixation With Novelty Beers Remains Strong

Bearded men making local beers out of bread, potatoes, socks, old cereal boxes and more are helping salvage the UK's economy, with data showing that there are now nearly 2,000 registered breweries in the UK -- the highest number since the 1930s. Read More >>

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Alcohol-Free Budweiser Coming to the UK for Today’s Millennial Lightweights

Do you turn into a monster after three pints? Are you too scared to get drunk because your mobile phone cost £700 and you really don't want to leave it in a taxi or a urinal? Is everyone realising that beer doesn't actually taste... nice? Whatever the reason, drinking alcohol seems to be falling out of favour among the youth, hence this -- Budweiser Prohibition. Read More >>

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Surrey Just Overtook London as the Home of the UK’s Most Expensive Pint

For many a year people in London have had to deal with the fact that buying booze in the local pub is expensive. So expensive that you could buy two or three pints for the same price in other parts of the country. Well now they can breathe a sigh of relief, because it's no longer the most place with the most expensive pints. Read More >>

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London Brewery Has Found A Way To Annoy You With The Sun

British people, lovers of beer and too much exposure to a sun their weak complexion struggles to handle. So what better way to burden the NHS with more dehydration and sunstroke problems than a gigantic mirror, designed to shine light into the eyes of punters sucking down £6 pints in pub gardens. Read More >>

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Brexit Has Now Ruined Beer As Well

In its relentless campaign to make us realise what a bad idea it was to back out of the EU, Brexit has now resulted in Tesco scrapping no less than 31 beer and cider brands because of Leave-prompted price hikes. Read More >>

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Watch a Blacksmithing Patriot Forge a Knife Using Beer, Bacon, and Chips

It’s hard to think of anything more American than giant weapons and fast food. So Steve Calvert, from YouTube’s Green Beetle channel, combined the two, using beer, bacon, and chips to forge a “‘Murica!” knife that promises to at least make the country’s kitchens great again. Read More >>

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Beer Hit By Brexit Price Rise

The cost of drowning our sorrows at the sorry state of the world has just got a bit pricier, as the brewing industry is putting up prices because of Britain's vote to leave the EU. Read More >>

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This Biohacker Wants to Spur a Genetic Engineering Revolution With Glowing Beer

If you ask Josiah Zayner, the genetic engineering revolution will not come in the form of designer babies or mutant super crops, but in the form of a bottle of glowing beer. Read More >>

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Making an Edible Pizza Beer Koozie Is the Only Kitchen Skill You Need

Do you have zero skills in the kitchen? There’s nothing to be ashamed of, but it doesn’t hurt to have at least one dish you know how to make. But don’t waste your time with grilled cheese, pasta, or soups when a beer can koozie made from pizza is useful on so many levels. Read More >>

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Now We Know How Beer Foam Stops All That Sloshing

There’s something especially satisfying about a nice cold brew with a thick head of foam. But that foam also serves a purpose: not only does it enhance the flavour of your beer, it also helps dampen the inevitable sloshing when you and your pals clink glasses. Scientists now think they’ve pd out why. Read More >>

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Brilliant Beer Mug Won’t Block the TV While You Chug

Make no bones about it, life is a struggle. From navigating the daily rat race, to raising a family, to trying to watch TV while enjoying a frosty brew from a giant mug. Every time you take a sip, the other side of the mug usually blocks your view, but not with the brilliantly engineered TV Beer Mug. Read More >>

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You Can Thank a Mysterious Yeast Mutation for the Invention of Cold Beer

Beer has been around for 500 glorious years, and yet, we still don’t know much about its origin. Sure, we know how it’s made and how to drink more than our doctors recommend, but researchers have always been unclear about where exactly the domesticated hybrid yeast used to make lager came from. Read More >>