Recapping the saga of a misogynistic beer article that enraged the brewing world this week [UPDATED]

Updated Feb. 15: Forbes reports Brewing News publisher and co-founder Bill Metzger has resigned from his position and will give up his 50 percent ownership in the company after an article he wrote was widely criticized this week. Additionally, three of the publications within his company (Yankee Brew News, Mid-…

Let’s explain Texas’ messy beer-to-go laws, and how they might finally change

Currently, a good chunk of Texas breweries can’t sell customers beer to-go—not in cans, not in growlers, not in crowlers or bottles or kegs. It’s the only state in the nation with this type of law, and it’s much to the consternation of breweries and beer fans who’d like to bring beer home to enjoy later. Distributors,…

Study: Daily diet drinks linked to strokes, heart attacks, and early death

Bad news for those who’ve been chugging diet sodas under the belief that they’re healthier than regular sodas. CNN reports that a new study from no less an authority than the American Heart Association says that “Drinking two or more of any kind of artificially sweetened drinks a day is linked to an increased risk of…

McDonald's Shamrock Shake is back (pssst… I've never had one)

Valentine’s Day marks the official start of Shamrock Shake season at McDonald’s. The annual offering, which debuted in 1970, is available now at participating locations until March 28. McDonald’s describes it as “vanilla soft serve blended with Shamrock Shake syrup and topped with delicious whipped topping.” It’s so…

Ask The Salty Waitress: How can I make sure my server gets my tip?

Dear Ms. Salty: Ever since I had the experience as a small child of watching diners take wait staff’s tip money off abandoned tables on their way out the door, I have always made it a point to give my server the tip money directly. However, more and more frequently, I find myself hanging by the table after the rest of…

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