Beer Mile runner breaks own world record, then gets disqualified for not drinking enough

The Beer Mile World Classic traditionally consists of the following: drink one 12-ounce beer (can or bottle) with at least a 5 percent A.B.V. Then do one lap around a track. Repeat four times. Runners are permitted to drink only in “the transition zone,” and if they ralph, and they might, they’re penalized with an…

In-N-Out sends pun-filled cease-and-desist to brewery planning In-N-Stout beer

San Francisco’s Seven Stills Brewery And Distillery likes a good gimmick. They have an imperial red ale that’s made with “a shitload of Swedish Fish in the barrel.” Another pays tribute to, ah, Twins—the movie, not the baseball team. This whiskey collaboration is calls Four Legs Good and features a pup with angel…

Scientists find world's oldest beer, and it's not in the back of my fridge somehow

Science! Smithsonian reports that archaeologists have found the oldest direct evidence of beer in some ancient clay cups. This discovery is courtesy of a new technique that can tell the difference between compounds in sunscreen and wine—a difficult challenge, apparently. Now those same scientists are trying to brew a…

Last Call: How is this beer filling from the bottom up?

This came out a while ago, but it’s new to me and likely new to a lot of people. Just look at that lady in the GIF above fill those four cups of beer. How?! What is this sorcery? I furiously Googled “beer fill from the bottom holy shit” and found out it’s from this company called—ha!—Bottoms Up. This is their 10th…

Guinness opened a $50 million brewery in Maryland—that doesn't brew its classic stout

What does $50 million get you in the brewing world? A lot. Guinness’ first brewery on America soil since 1954 (the 1954 brewery was a quickly shuttered facility in Long Island City, New York) just opened this week ten miles from Baltimore in Halethorpe, Maryland. It’s touted as one of only two “experimental” Guinness…

Tone-deaf brewery wants to name beers “Flint Michigan Tap Water,” “Black Beers Matter”

This weekend, a small Indiana brewery was generating tons of buzz in my social media feed—and not in a good way. The brewery-in-planning is called Lakeville Brew Crew, and a South Bend Tribune profile of the business mentioned some of the names of its forthcoming beers: Flint Michigan Tap Water, Black Beer Matters,…