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Budweiser Accused of Watering Down Their Beer

Budweiser, or its parent company Anheuser-Busch, has had a lawsuit filed in federal court accusing them of watering down their beer. Not only Budweiser, but Bud Lite Lime, Bud Ice and Natural Ice have been suspected of being watered down.

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The beer has gone bad
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Would You Dare Drink a Ten Year Old Beer?

While alcoholic folklore often paints a rotten picture of a man on a mission to drink himself blind with things like household chemicals, kerosene and anti-freeze, it is the consensus of “the committee” that not even the most desperate of the breed would dare knock back a bottle of decade-old beer.

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Intoxicase Protects Your Phone Like a Bodyguard, Opens Your Beers Like a Servant and Counts Them Like a Nosy Girlfriend

Like a wingman cleverly disguised as an iPhone case, the Intoxicase always has your back. It will not only defend your phone from harm, it's also at the ready to pop open your beer (no more searching for openers or banging the bottle on the table), and will even tell you if you've had a few too many.

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Budweiser Black Crown — Not Your Trashy Uncle’s Beer

Since the Belgians took over Anheuser-Busch four years ago, the brewer has been searching for new ways to cut costs while their mad scientists relentlessly work to develop new product lines -- including Bud Light Platinum and Bud Light Lime -- in an attempt to attract the more discriminating beer connoisseur.

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This Day in History — First Can of Beer is Sold

It's almost the weekend, which is my favorite time to crack open a can of...well, if I'm honest, these days it's usually PBR. Times are tough, but not as tough as they probably were before this day in 1935, when the Gottfried Krueger Brewing Company delivered it's first batch of 2,000 cans of Krueger's Finest Beer and Cream Ale to one of my favorite cities in America: the dirty river city of Richmond, VA.

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Why Does My Beer Smell Like a Skunk?

It does not take the well trained nose of a beer aficionado to determine if a beer has gone bad or not. No sir; upscale brew connoisseur and backwoods drunkards alike know that there is only one word to describe the putrid scent of beer gone rotten – and that is “skunk.”

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Homebrewer makes beer from Sugar Puffs
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Bad News — We Have Diabetes Now From Just Hearing About Sugar Puffs Cereal Beer

Back in college, we once tried out the beer and cereal combo when we were out of milk, and it did NOT go well. Thankfully, an amateur brewer armed with actual knowledge has found the perfect way to merge the two by creating beer made from Sugar Puffs cereal. Finally, a way to get tanked at breakfast.

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Craft Brewer Introduces Hard Root Beer
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Dream Come True/We’re About to Become Obese — Introducing Alcoholic Root Beer

Since high-quality, legit Root Beer is made through a fermentation process almost identical to the one used to brew regular beer, we've always been a little miffed that it doesn't actually contain any alcohol. Our booze motto is: "if it could, it should," even though we've found exceptions -- "Gin Milk" turned out to be pretty disgusting, who knew? Thanks to Sprecher Brew though, all of that is about to change.

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New Beer Flavor Wheel for Real Beer Drinkers

For centuries, everyone from physicians to brewers have used flavor wheels as a means of breaking down the many varieties of aromas and flavors of a particular substance or beverage. A new book includes a consumer-friendly version of a flavor wheel just for beer drinkers.

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Do You Drink Beer Because You're Addicted to Hops?
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Do You Drink Beer Because You’re Addicted to Hops?

We've always been under the impression that people drink beer because it's awesome, but a new article suggests that hops addiction may actually be a real thing. Someone should tell these "scientists" that buzz-kills are rude.

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