Earliest evidence of beer brewing in Scandinavia hails from the Iron Age

What would civilization be without beer? A depressing experience, that’s what.

These people recreated an ancient Roman beer, and here’s what they learned

Spoiler alert: it was pretty good.

Brewing beer on Mars? Students find Martian soil is suitable for growing hops

Brace yourselves for Martian craft beer!

Most beers and wines aren’t vegetarian — or why there’s fish bladder in your pint

Who wants to drink fish guts?

US brewery wants to make beer on Mars — so they’re space-testing barley seeds next week

How do you go ‘bottoms up’ when there’s no ‘up’ in space?!

Researchers develop probiotic beer that “boosts your immunity and improves gut health”

If you needed another reason to enjoy your beer — here yo go!

Beer giant Anheuser-Busch InBev commits to 100 percent renewable energy

Future beers will be made with 100% renewable energy.

Stanford students brew 5,000 year old Chinese beer, say it’s fruity and tasty

Can’t spell ‘archaeology’ without ‘alcohol’.

Has Science Gone Too Far? This Beer is Perfectly Designed for Shower Drinking, Can Also Serve as Conditioner

You never knew you needed this in your life.

How to pour the perfect beer – according to science

The art and science of pouring a beer.

The most expensive things you can eat or drink

Gastronomy is becoming more of a science and less of an art with each passing day, but there are some foods which are just downright unreasonably expensive.

Oldest beer making tools found in China are 5,000-years-old

Ancient Chinese villagers already mastered beer making more than 5,000 years ago, according to archaeologists who found beer-making equipment in the Shaanxi province.

Compounds from hops, an essential ingredient in beer, might be turned into anti-cancer medicine

The health benefits of beer are well documented, and much of these are owed to the properties of hops.

Light-moderate drinking is good for your heart

Beer, liquor and wine lovers – rejoice!

A Danish Festival Will Recycle Participants’ Urine to Make New Beer

Call it Beercycling – gallons of beer-urine will be used to fertilize barley, which will ultimately become beer, and then urine again. It’s the perfect cycle. Denmark’s Roskilde festival is the largest music festival in Scandinavia and one of the largest in the world. Roskilde Festival 2013 had more than 180 performing bands and gathered around 130,000 festivalgoers, with more than 21,000 volunteers,

Scientists taste 170 year old shipwrecked beer

Scientists in Finland have been keeping themselves busy testing two different beers… for science, of course. These are not just your average beers though – they’re almost two centuries old, recovered by divers exploring a 1840s shipwreck in the Baltic Sea back in 2010.

Magnets could help make less foamy beer

There isn’t a less dreaded sight in any respectable bar than a beer bottle gushing foam. It’s not the bartender’s fault though (not necessarily), since different assortments of beer have their signature foam – some make more, some make less. Breweries nowadays use all sorts of anti-foaming agents, and now food scientists in Belgium – the country with the most breweries

Of Yeast and Flies: The Science of why Beer is so Delicious

Whether you enjoy a strong malty taste, or a fruity savor, or even just a subtle aroma in your beer – you have yeast to thank for. Yeast imbues beer with aromatic molecules that account for most, if not all of the final flavor. But why is it that they create all this wide array of flavors? Kevin Verstrepen, a yeast geneticist

The Family Tree of Beer: A Team of Geneticists is creating the Beer Yeast Genome Project

In a lab in San Diego, Troels Prahl, a brewer and microbiologist at the Southern California yeast distributor White Labs sits at the tasting bar in front of 4 open half pints of beer. Each of them is different, in color and flavor, ranging from a crisp body of raspberry, rosemary and banana to a dry and subtle blend of nutmeg and fresh straw. But

Graphene layered tanks may let beer stay fresh for far longer on the shelf

Scientists at Rice University have developed a method that combined graphene nanoribbons (GNRs) and a polymer to produce a lightweight storage medium for compressed gas. The resulting material may prove to be extremely useful in the auto industry where manufacturers are trying use compressed natural gas to its fullest potential or in the beverage industry where it could help beer