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25/04/2016

Drinking alcohol in moderation may prevent memory loss

According to a recent study by researcher Michael A. Collins, of the department of molecular pharmacology and therapeutics at Loyola University Medical Center in Maywood, Illinois, drinking in moderation can help prevent Alzheimer's disease and memory problems in general.

However, researchers emphasize the "moderate consumption" of alcohol, the equivalent of a daily...

8/04/2016

Oh, my beer friends

In only a few weeks we will be celebrating the 500th anniversary of the German Purity Beer Law of 1516. This law established that beer should be only created from water, malted barley and hops. Over centuries, Bavarian breweries followed those rules in making beer. The power of the yeast was still unknown at that time, this 4th ingredient was added later to the German...

15/02/2016

A moderate consumption of beer is good for your health

We have already talked about the 10 benefits of beer, always consuming it moderately, and there are more and more studies verifying it. This time  the Spanish Society of Primary Healthcare Doctors (Sociedad Española de Médicos de Atención Primaria (Semergen)) has published a study that puts forward what benefits the moderate consumption of beer has for health. These are...

28/01/2016

10 myths about beer

Drinking beer makes you fat... There are many myths around that don't do justice to that great drink called beer. In the following we will share the most common ones with you and give you the reason why they are false.

Drinking beer is bad for your health. Beer is low in calories, 42 Kcal per 100 ml. It does not contain any fat or sugar, but carbohydrates,...

23/11/2015

It's time to drink beer in plastic bottles?

To date, drinking beer in a plastic bottle was not a real possibility and even did not seem an attractive option for many, but the beer industry seems to be able to change this. The renowned Japanese beer brand Kirin will be responsible for changing the way beer is packaged and consumed worldwide.

The company Mitsubishi Plastics has announced that it agreed with...

26/10/2015

Moderate consumption of beer provides nutrients and is a source of natural antioxidants

We have already talked sometimes about the health benefits of beer, always with moderate consumption, but there are more and more studies that confirm them. In this case the Spanish Society of Primary Care Physicians (Semergen) has published an investigation on the benefits offered by the moderate consumption of beer. These are the conclusions:

Nutrients: One of...

5/10/2015

10 ideas for an original snack time

Terraces season has begun. And so, with the heat, a snack seems like a good idea, a Spanish tradition accompanied with a nice cold drink, such as rosé wine, beer or other special drinks. Snack time is a trend, in fact there are bars specialized in it, where tapas and drinks are the usual.

Anchovies and Gins. Beer is being displaced by gin and tonic, also when...

7/08/2015

August 7, International Beer Day

Cold, of various flavors and brands... beer is one of the most international and consumed drinks during the summer. It is therefore not surprising that the International Beer Day is celebrated in August. Specifically, on August 7, a day when you can celebrate giving a tribute to this popular beverage, drinking different types of it.

This festival is celebrated since 2007,...

19/06/2015

Guinness: world leader in beer and advertising

The beer brand Guinness is a reference worldwide. A stout, pure malt beer, head-quartered in Dublin, Ireland, the country par excellence on this kind of beer. Guinness is synonymous with quality and a brand that knows about advertising and graphic design, since the Guinness beer glass inspires campaigns of other products.

History

Some data explain the importance of...

25/05/2015

Tips on serving beer properly

For some people, serving properly draft beer is an art. If this is not so, you tell it to Javier Sánchez, winner of the II Estrella Galicia National Championship of Professional Beer Serving. Sanchez provides a series of tips to know how to serve properly beer on tap.

Experience and background. It is clear that, as in many other cases, to know how to serve beer...