Monthly Archive:: June 2006

28 Jun 2006

Beer More Healthy Than Wine

Bamforth, author of the book Beer: Health and Nutrition says beer also has soluble fiber, which is good for digestion, and the active ingredient in alcohol—whether from beer or wine—helps counter blockage of the arteries. “People say
28 Jun 2006

Lucky For Some

Last week I had the privilege of hiding from a chilly Wellington southerly in the warmth of the Regional Wines and Spirits tasting room.  It was warm when we arrived but it was about to really heat up.  Geoff
28 Jun 2006

Germans not happy about Budweiser

Dish water. Insult to your tongue. The american »beer« Budweiser has faced many – mostly desperate – descriptions. »Official Sponsor of the FIFA World Cup ´06 in Germany« was usually not amongst them. Sadly enough, this expression
27 Jun 2006

Heineken in Brown Bottles

26 Jun 2006

Everards “try” All Black stout

Leicestershire brewer Everards, known for their Tiger Best Bitter, are re-introducing their All Black stout ahead of the Six Nations rugby tournament in 2007. Initially released in January of this year, sales were huge, and Everards will
24 Jun 2006

New Brewery to open in Waikato

Waikato is to gain just its second commercial brewery. Shunter’s Yard Brewery is in the throes of being constructed at Robinson Sports Museum and Gardens at Matangi, adjacent to the Piko Cafe on Woodside Rd. See the
22 Jun 2006

Founders Tasting at Hallertau

A launch and tasting atHallertau1171 Coatesville – Riverhead HighwayRiverhead, AUCKLANDSaturday the 1st of JulyTime: 2pm – 6pm The tasting will be an informal affair with John Meehan and Matt Duncan (John Duncan’s son) set up in the
22 Jun 2006

Bomb squad mobilised over six-pack of beer

TOKYO: Police in southern Japan closed off roads, evacuated residents and even brought in a bomb squad after spotting a suspicious box in a police station, only to find out it was a six-pack of beer. A
21 Jun 2006

Here’s To Beer

Here’s to Beer campaign by Anheuser-Busch, USA. See website
21 Jun 2006

British breweries cooperate for ‘good taste’

Regional brewer Everards has stuck a chord with breweries that are in one sense competitors, getting them to sign up for its “tasting notes” campaign. In mid-April the British brewery invited 18 regional brewers up to the