Why Yuengling has partnered with Molson Coors for a big push out West
D.G. Yuengling & Son Brewing Co., the Pottsville, Pa.-based beer behemoth, has set its sights on becoming a national brand by forging a partnership with industry giant Molson Coors.Yuengling already is the “largest craft brewer” in the United States with two breweries in Pottsville and another suds factory at a former Stroh’s brewery in Tampa, Fla. The company’s sales are concentrated on the East Coast and the South.Yuengling’s recipes, including its flagship brand, Traditional Amber Lager, will be produced at Molson Coors breweries under the supervision of Yuengling brew masters.On Tuesday, Y...
The Philadelphia Inquirer
China's economy gaining impetus
Residents enjoy street food at stalls at a plaza in Beijing. Beer, skewers and various snacks allow citizens to enjoy the fun of open-air dining. Night markets have been an impetus for China's recovering economy. Photo: VCGChina's major economic indicators continued to rebound in August, despite the dual pressure of the COVID-19 pandemic and the summer flooding, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said on Tuesday.Analysts said the better-than-expected data underpins expectations for third-quarter GDP growth and an annual economic expansion of more than 2 percent.Industrial output, investme...
West needs to change its China narrative
Residents enjoy street food at stalls at a plaza in Beijing. Beer, skewers and various snacks allow citizens to enjoy the fun of open-air dining. Night markets have been an impetus for China's recovering economy. Photo: VCGI once thought that I could not run or do mountaineering anymore. My ankle sprain kept recurring after running multiple marathons and climbing multiple peaks over the past three years. I have paid a heavy price for my radical way of exercising. As I have recovered after several months of treatment and recovery, I stop showing off or going to the extremes, but rather pursue o...
Mustard-flavored beer now exists. Here's what it tastes like
Ready or not, mustard-flavored beer has arrived just in time to pair it with your grilled hot dogs this summer.To help ring in National Mustard Day — which apparently was Saturday — French’s Mustard collaborated with craft brewery Oskar Blues to create French’s Mustard Beer.The kooky concoction looks yellow and briny, but is not nearly as offensive as it seems. Rather than being spicy or overpowering, there’s a slight French’s Mustard taste masked by a mostly light and tropical flavor.The limited-edition brew is infused with key lime, lemon, tangerine and passion fruit.“We’re stoked on bold fl...
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Brewery Takes Jabs At Houston Astros Cheating Scandal With ‘Trash Can Banger’ Beer
One of the biggest questions entering the 2020 MLB season was how will the Houston Astros be received by the fans, both in Houston and on the road after the team’s sign stealing scandal during the 2017 season primarily, during which season they won the World Series. Despite there not being any games played so far this regular season, that doesn’t mean that fans have stopped ribbing on the Astros.A beer company in Jersey City, New Jersey took a shot at the Astros unveiling a new beer, aptly called Trash Can Banger. The can resemble that of the Astros’ jerseys in the 70s and 80s with the color s...
Beer, tapas, friends: smiles as bars open in some of Spain
Tarragona (Spain) (AFP) - Basking in the sun, an icy cold beer in hand, two friends are catching up at a bar terrace in Tarragona, savouring a simple but much-missed pleasure axed during eight weeks of lockdown."It's very emotional, almost as if we were opening for the first time," smiles Raffa Olivier who has just set up tables outside his ice-cream parlour in this northeastern Spanish seaside town for the first time in two months.Staying at home has been a tough challenge in Spain, where sitting outside for a beer and tapas is something akin to a national sport.But on Monday, bar and restaur...
Tweet of the Week #78: Japanese Turn to Zoom for Nomikais While Social Distancing
One cannot simply escape Japan’s み(drinking party) culture. Whether it’s with your colleagues, clients, or casual acquaintances, drinking parties feel essential to get everything done in Japan, from making friends to business deals.We shouldn’t really be relying on alcohol to talk to other people. Regardless, many cultures hold on to the idea that a quick glass of liquor helps muster our courage or eases a particularly hard day, and Japan’s drinking cultureis no exception. They even came up with a clever word for it in the 80s: みニケーション or nominication(drinking communication). It’s a clever com...
Mexican Brewer Grupo Modelo Stops Production Of Corona Beer During Coronavirus Pandemic
Grupo Modelo, the brewer of Corona beer, will temporarily halt production and marketing operations in Mexico to comply with a coronavirus health emergency declared by the government.Grupo Modelo, a subsidiary of Belgium-based AB InBev, said late Thursday it will stop production of its popular Corona brand and other beers beginning Sunday and is already in the process of scaling down operations to a minimal level.The brewery operates with eight different plants that produces 46 national brands in Mexico. Grupo Modelo considers itself a huge part of the Mexican agricultural sector, which has bee...
Beer's the news: Japan vow to keep taps flowing at Rugby World Cup
Tokyo (AFP) - First the good news: Japanese organisers insist there is no danger of this year's Rugby World Cup venues running out of beer.Japan's top official has promised that the taps will not run dry at the tournament, which kicks off in Tokyo on September 20 when the host nation's "Brave Blossoms" take on Russia."We will be on our toes to make sure there's enough beer for fans," the World Cup organising committee CEO Akira Shimazu told AFP in an interview."Heineken have the technical know-how to keep the beer flowing at the stadiums," he added, referring to the tournament's global sponsor...
Fan Arrested For Allegedly Throwing Beer Can During Red Sox Parade, Team Trophy Gets Damaged
A man has been arrested with accusations of throwing a beer can at another man in Boston during the Red Sox World Series parade on Wednesday.Fan Arrested For Beer Toss At Sox ParadePatrick Connolly, of Sandwich, Massachusetts, was charged with disorderly conduct and assault and battery with a dangerous weapon (the beer can!). The beer can struck a man aboard one of the celebratory duck boats, which carried players and their families amidst thousands of fans in the streets of Boston.A video emerged of a beer can striking Red Sox manager Alex Cora, and multiple others almost striking outfielder ...