Malaysia cancels beer festival over criticism from Islamist party

Malaysia has cancelled its popular craft beer festival, which had been set to take place next month, after an Islamist party warned the event would turn its capital Kuala Lumpur into the “largest vice centre in Asia”.

Guinness launches urban cowboy ad campaign

Guinness has rolled out a new ad campaign in its ‘Made of More’ series, celebrating the urban cowboys of LA.

Analysis of archaeological finds suggests lager may originate in South America

New analysis of 1,000 year-old pottery fragments, unearthed in Argentina, has revealed the earliest known traces of the so-called "lost parent" yeast of lager beer.

Research reveals top student drinks

A study conducted by mobile payment app Yoyo Wallet has revealed that UK students are opting for spirits in favour of beer and cider, while wine does not appear in the list of the 20 most popular drinks bought through the company.

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