Beer

January 11, 2019 - 11:24 am
PITTSBURGH (AP) — A new brewery is set to launch in a Cold War-era missile command center near Pittsburgh. The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports Grist House Craft Brewery has set its sights on a structure known as "the bunker building" at the former Nike missile base. It was one of several U.S. Army-...
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This undated product image provided by Bud Light shows a new nutrition label. Starting next month, packages of Bud Light will have prominent labels showing the beer’s ingredients and calories as well as the amount of fat, carbohydrates and protein in a serving. Bud Light is likely the first of many to make the move. The labels aren’t legally required, but major beer makers agreed in 2016 to voluntarily disclose nutrition facts on their products by 2020. (Bud Light via AP)
January 11, 2019 - 5:15 am
DETROIT (AP) — Beer drinkers can't claim blissful ignorance for much longer. Starting next month, packages of Bud Light will have prominent labels showing the beer's calories and ingredients as well as the amount of fat, carbohydrates and protein in a serving. Bud Light is likely the first of many...
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Don Ames
September 21, 2018 - 6:29 am
One day of adult beverages, two days of family fun and three nights of naughtiness are all on tap in New Orleans this weekend. Fried chicken, burlesque and beer are the main attractions at area festivals. The 3rd Annual Fried Chicken Festival has grown beyond its New Orleans roots. We changed the...
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August 24, 2018 - 6:38 am
(WWL.com) -- For the first time ever, there will be general public beer sales at Tiger Stadium. The Chute opens this season. Any fan with a ticket can buy and drink beer in "The Chute" as long as they stay in that area to consume the brew and are 21 or older. Previously only fans in premium seats...
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Chris Miller
August 17, 2018 - 10:57 am
Port Orleans Brewing Company, the craft beer business founded by Voice of the New Orleans Saints and former offensive lineman Zach Strief is set to launch a new EPA named in honor of former Saints player Steve Gleason. Gleason IPA will be available tonight at Cooter Brown's Tavern on S. Carrollton...
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FILE - In this file photo dated Friday, March 30, 2018, bottles of Heineken beer are photographed in Washington, USA. Dutch brewing company Heineken said in a statement Friday Aug, 3, 2018, it is buying a 40 percent stake in the company that controls China’s biggest beer maker, China Resources Beer.(AP Photo/J. David Ake, FILE)
August 03, 2018 - 6:29 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — Dutch brewing company Heineken says it's buying a 40 percent stake in the company that controls China's biggest beer maker, China Resources Beer. Heineken said in a statement Friday that it would invest $3.1 billion in the venture as it seeks to expand in the world's biggest beer...
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Samuli Huuhtanen, CEO of Finnish beer brewery Rock Paper Scissors displays a beer bottle labeled with cartoon caricatures depicting Russian President Vladimir Putin and U.S President Donald Trump, during an interview with the Associated Press in Helsinki, Saturday, July 14, 2018. A small Finnish craft brewery is paying a humorous tribute to the July 16 Helsinki summit by a limited-edition lager beer depicting cartoon U.S. and Russian presidents on its label with a text urging Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin to settle things "like adults". (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)
July 14, 2018 - 3:22 pm
HELSINKI (AP) — A small Finnish craft brewery is paying a humorous tribute to the Helsinki summit. RPS Brewing has issued a limited-edition lager depicting cartoon U.S. and Russian presidents on its label, with text for Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin saying "Let's Settle This Like Adults" and "...
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England supporters celebrate Harry Kane's winning goal as fans watch the World Cup soccer match between Tunisia and England at the Lord Raglan Pub in London, Monday, June 18, 2018. (Nigel French/PA via AP)
June 20, 2018 - 8:16 pm
LONDON (AP) — No beer at this time of year? A British trade group says there's a shortage of carbon dioxide in Northern Europe, sparking fears that drinks may lack fizz just as thirsty soccer fans fill pubs for the World Cup. Gavin Partington, director-general of the British Soft Drinks Association...
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June 05, 2018 - 6:01 am
ELMSFORD, N.Y. (AP) — A brewing company in New York has joined with an ice cream maker so consumers can have their cake in a beer. Captain Lawrence Brewing Company's "Fudgie the Beer" is a take on Carvel's "Fudgie the Whale" ice cream cake that's formed in the shape of a whale. The stout beer is...
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Jim Hanzo
May 24, 2018 - 8:33 am
Many people are beginning their summer vacation travels and Disney World is one of the top destinations for New Orleanians. You can now get alcohol at every restaurant in Magic Kingdom. But what do some people think about that idea? "I don't like the idea, because I don't think alcohol should be...
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