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Clean, Green Distilleries and Sustainable Alcohol Production

Thank you to @MariaRamos1889 for writing another excellent guest post. This time it concerns the environment and clean, green distilleries. Mankind has partaken in the enjoyment of alcoholic beverages for thousands of years. In recent years, however, traditional distillation methods have come under scrutiny as a result of widespread pollution and other environmental concerns associated […]


Brew Crafters: A Board Game About Making Beer

I spotted this on Kickstarter the other day, and thought it sounded interesting. Brew Crafters is a board game where you manage a local craft brewery! This is from their Kickstarter page: In Brew Crafters, players assume management of a local craft brewery, working hard to manage resources, use their workers wisely, and develop their […]


Waku Waku Brewery Japan

For Christmas last year, my wife bought me a great surprise present from the marvellously named Waku Waku Brewery (“Waku Waku” means “To be excited/thrilled” in Japanese – it’s one of the many, many onomatopoeia’s there are in Japanese, like “Doki Doki” – heart beating/nervousness, and “Pika Pika” – sparkly). Sapporo Beer (for it is […]


Budweiser Becomes a European Trademark But Not For Anheuser-Busch

After 14 years in the courts, the European Union’s top court has ruled that Anheuser-Busch InBev (the American brewery that makes the American version of Buweiser) cannot register “Budweiser” as a trademark in Europe. This is because Czech brewer Budejovicky Budvar have been making beer since the 13th century in the city of Budweis (now […]

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