Articles tagged with ‘Brews

Scotland’s largest independent brewery BrewDog has announced a 230% increase in UK sales compared with 2009. The company said that on trade sales in the last quarter of 2010 also grew by 260%. BrewDog sold more than £7m bottles worth of beer in 2010, having sold £3.2m bottles worth in 2009. The Fraserburgh-based company predicted […]

A Cal Poly professor’s mission to turn a 45-million-year-old yeast into an ingredient for a beer has proven successful – and now he hopes to grow his operation locally. Raul Cano, a California Polytechnic State University biology professor, discovered the yeast in amber that came from Myanmar, previously known as Burma, while conducting research in […]

On a fog-dense afternoon in the Belgian countryside, beer connoisseurs had flocked to Westvleteren, a far-flung town in the southwest corner of West Flanders, to sample what many of them consider to be the best beer in the world. The nectar in question was Westvleteren 12, a rich, brown-hued brew that has double the alcohol […]