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mlive.com - John Gonzalez | gonzo@mlive.com - 'Big Gretch' beer sells out in 9 minutes
'Big Gretch' beer sells out in 9 minutes
mlive

MUSKEGON, MI -- A beer release meant to support Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer and some of her tough decisions during the Covid-19 pandemic sold out Tuesday night in a matter of minutes. The Rake Beer Project in Muskegon sold out pre-orders online…

bloomberg.com - Laura Davison - As Stimulus Debate Rages, Senators Agree on Tax Cuts for Beer
As Stimulus Debate Rages, Senators Agree on Tax Cuts for Beer
Bloomberg

Tax cut would benefit brewers, wine makers, distillers Tax cut would need to be included in broader year-end deal Lawmakers are still divided along partisan lines about how -- or whether -- to proceed with another round of economic stimulus before…

bloomberg.com - Alexandre Tanzi - Brewers Pour 50% Less Beer Into Kegs With U.S. Bars Locked Down
Brewers Pour 50% Less Beer Into Kegs With U.S. Bars Locked Down
Bloomberg

U.S. keg-beer manufacturing has been reeling this year as Covid-19 shuttered bars. About 3.7 million barrels of beer were put into kegs in the first half of 2020, down from about 7.7 million a year earlier, data released Tuesday by the U.S.

jsonline.com - Bob Dohr, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel - To combine their love of beer and science, two brothers plan to open a West Allis microbrewery
To combine their love of beer and science, two brothers plan to open a West Allis microbrewery
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Two teachers and two nurses walk into a bar. As a joke, it doesn't work very well. But as a dream of two brothers pursuing their passion, it's getting closer to reality. Perspective Brewing Company is looking to open a new microbrewery at 7506-7508…

independent.co.uk - Kate Ng - Boris Johnson's £1,000 Covid emergency offer for pubs would only cover 'a keg of beer', say trade groups
Boris Johnson's £1,000 Covid emergency offer for pubs would only cover 'a keg of beer', say trade groups
The Independent

The Independent employs over 100 journalists around the world to bring you news you can trust. To support truly independent journalism, please consider making a contribution or taking a subscription. A £1,000 emergency payment for pubs that…

womenshealthmag.com - Rebecca Gillam - Want to Cut Down on the Booze? Try One of These 24 Alcohol-Free Spirits, Wines and Beers
Want to Cut Down on the Booze? Try One of These 24 Alcohol-Free Spirits, Wines and Beers
Women's Health

The run-up to Christmas is, historically, a party hard time — work bashes, seasonal soirees, and wine and cheese gatherings where the floor is specked with pools of hearty reds from the early evening. Except for maybe this year, in which…

forbes.com - Thomas Brewster - Watch: Google Hack Could Have Stolen Secrets From Any iPhone Within 100 Meters
Watch: Google Hack Could Have Stolen Secrets From Any iPhone Within 100 Meters
Forbes

SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images Apple's iPhones can boast some of the highest-grade smartphone security that can foil even the best-equipped spies. But that doesn't make them infallible to attack. A Google researcher, working on his…

mashable.com - Stan Schroeder - This is probably the scariest iPhone hack ever
This is probably the scariest iPhone hack ever
Mashable

Most smartphone hacks these days, even the most dangerous ones, require some sort of user interaction — tapping on a link, opening a message, installing an app — for the hacker to gain control of the device. But a particularly nasty…

accountingtoday.com - As stimulus debate rages, senators agree on tax cuts for beer
As stimulus debate rages, senators agree on tax cuts for beer
Accounting Today

Lawmakers are still divided along partisan lines about how -- or whether -- to proceed with another round of economic stimulus before the year's end, but one issue has the backing of most Senators: tax cuts for beer, wine and liquor. A bipartisan…

businessgreen.com - Low carbon diamonds? De Beers pledges to reach carbon neutrality across operations by 2030
Low carbon diamonds? De Beers pledges to reach carbon neutrality across operations by 2030
Business Green

Diamond mining giant De Beers has added shine to its green credentials this week, after it announced plans to become 'carbon neutral' across its operations by the end of the decade. The South African company, which is the largest diamond producer…

thesun.co.uk - Ellie Cambridge - Tier 2 drinkers celebrate end of second lockdown with breakfast beers
Tier 2 drinkers celebrate end of second lockdown with breakfast beers
The Sun

TIER 2 drinkers are ready to toast the end of lockdown with breakfast beers and a trip to the local today. The country has been in severe restrictions since November 5, with pubs shut and mingling banned until this morning. ⚠️ Read…

metrotimes.com - Biba Adams - Michigan brewery shows support for 'Big Gretch' with new beer release
Michigan brewery shows support for 'Big Gretch' with new beer release
Detroit Metro Times

Muskegon brewery Rake Beer Project is showing its support for Gov. Gretchen Whitmer with a second installment of signature cans and a new flavor. 'Big Gretch: The Return' will feature a petite sour saison and a can that features the governor…

prevention.com - Nicol Natale - A Customer Left a $3,000 Tip for a Cleveland Restaurant Staff After Ordering a Single Beer
A Customer Left a $3,000 Tip for a Cleveland Restaurant Staff After Ordering a Single Beer
Prevention

A restaurant staff was given a $3,000 tip from a generous customer on Nov. 22, according to a viral Facebook post. The customer ordered a single beer before leaving the large tip to the Nighttown waitstaff in Cleveland, Ohio. Nighttown owner…

vice.com - Watch This Google Hacker Pwn 26 iPhones With a 'WiFi Broadcast Packet of Death' - VICE
Watch This Google Hacker Pwn 26 iPhones With a 'WiFi Broadcast Packet of Death' - VICE
Vice Media

During the bubonic plague in the 16th century, William Shakespeare wrote King Lear. This year, enduring months of COVID-19 quarantine, I played at least 200 hours of Death Stranding, Breath of the Wild, and Call of Duty: Warzone combined.

just-drinks.com - Andy Morton - Anheuser-Busch InBev ramps up in-market Corona production with 'Brewed in Canada' beers
Anheuser-Busch InBev ramps up in-market Corona production with 'Brewed in Canada' beers
just-drinks

Three of Anheuser-Busch InBev 's Canadian breweries will brew Corona from next year as the group continues to expand the beer brand's international production footprint. A-B InBev's brewery in London, Ontario will start brewing Corona late next…

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