Brewdog to launch ‘beer hotel’ with booze on draught in bedrooms

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Brewdog to launch ‘beer hotel’ with booze on draught in bedrooms   The Scottish craft brewery is raising £25m from fans to expand its factory, create a sour beer brewery, and launch its own ‘beer hotel’ where the craft brew will never stop flowing   Source: The Telegraph By Rebecca Burn-Callander 22 Apr 2015   Renegade craft brewer Brewdog is …

HIV-Positive Men Are More Affected By Alcohol

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HIV-Positive Men Are More Affected By Alcohol   The Spirits Business By Annie Hayes April 23, 2015   Men who are HIV-positive need fewer drinks to feel the effects of alcohol, according to new research   The research by Yale University and reviewed data on more than 2,600 men enrolled in the Veterans Aging Cohort Study, and asked both HIV-infected and uninfected veterans …

New cruise ship robot bartender revealed

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New cruise ship robot bartender revealed   Source: The Spirits Business by Amy Hopkins 23rd April, 2015   Details of robotic arms featuring in the “world’s first” crowd-controlled mechanical bar were revealed this week when the device made its debut on-board a luxury cruise ship.   It was first revealed in August last year that a new line of Royal …

US now drinks more wine than France

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US now drinks more wine than France   Source: Fox News April 24, 2015   Craft beer may all the rage but American consumers are also loving wine these days. So much so that for the first time , the U.S. has overtaken France in per capita wine consumption.   Agrifrance, a division of BNP Paribas Wealth Management, publishes an …

Texas: TABC investigates cheap liquor sold as top shelf

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Texas: TABC investigates cheap liquor sold as top shelf   Source: KSAT By Myra Arthur July 9th   What you drink might not be what you think.   Since April, the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission has investigated bars, clubs and restaurants for switching top shelf liquor with cheaper brands and serving it to unknowing customers.   TABC investigators collected 153 …

Two held for forcing 3-year-old to drink liquor

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Two held for forcing 3-year-old to drink liquor The Hindu Staff Reporter July 8, 2015 TIRUVANNAMALA, INDIA – The police arrested two persons and are on the lookout for three others who forced a little boy to drink liquor. The video of drunk youths forcing a little boy of about three years of age to drink went viral on the …

Alcohol-fuelled air rage incidents are up 40% from last year… proving ‘floozing’ phenomenon is on the rise

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Alcohol-fuelled air rage incidents are up 40% from last year… proving ‘floozing’ phenomenon is on the rise [if !supportLists]·         [endif]Civil Aviation Authority figures show 271 drunken incidents since 2014 [if !supportLists]·         [endif]In the same period the year before, only 190 incidents had occurred  [if !supportLists]·         [endif]Drinking heavily while flying is known as ‘floozing’ among airline insiders    Daily Mail By Katie …

MT: ‘No-sell’ alcohol list for downtown Missoula shelved

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MT: ‘No-sell’ alcohol list for downtown Missoula shelved Missoulian By Martin Kidston July 7, 2015 A program intended to curb the sale of alcohol to individuals cited for bad conduct in downtown Missoula didn’t make its spring debut, and the committee that created the plan isn’t likely to launch it this summer. The Mayor’s Downtown Advisory Commission worked on the proposal …

Your Adolescent Binge-Drinking Has Ruined Your Brain Forever (Excerpt)

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Your Adolescent Binge-Drinking Has Ruined Your Brain Forever (Excerpt)   Source: Munchies By Alex Swerdloff July 8, 2015   There’s really nothing like the prospect of inflicting some seriously permanent self-trauma to spice up a night of unfettered revelry, right? Hell, where would the fun in Whip-Its be if they didn’t leave you with the brain damage equivalent of a …

Binge drinking during pregnancy is ‘common’

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Binge drinking during pregnancy is ‘common’   Source: The Spirits Business by Annie Hayes 8th July, 2015   Binge drinking during pregnancy is a “significant public health concern”, even though most women give up once they know they are pregnant, a new study reports.   The report, which is published in the journal BMJ Open, found that “substantial numbers” of …