“Our data showed that home-brewed Vegemite beer could be easily made from sugar, Vegemite and yeast but not from just Vegemite and sugar, or sugar and yeast,” he said.

“The Vegemite added the nutrients necessary for the fermentation process, but there are also many other sorts of food apart from Vegemite — such as fruits or ginger — that could provide those additional nutrients.”

Schulz said that the brew left a distinct aftertaste and is very cheap to make and estimated that the real-world cost of Vegemite beer would be about 9 cents per 375 millilitres, compared with the retail cost of bulk commercial beer at about $1.60 for the same volume (via ABC.au).

“Vegemite beer is therefore substantially cheaper than other readily available products,” Dr Schulz added.

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Australian Vegemite can be brewed into crude moonshine beer

“These mature consumers (30-45-year-old adults) who yearn for the finer things in life, are behind this evolution of the special occasion trend, which is opening up more in-outlet occasions to operators. Cidrerie Stassen will tap into these occasions, by offering a premium artisanal cider to trade up from traditional apple cider.”

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Heineken launches ‘super-premium’ cider

Taedonggang beer is said to be a “full-bodied lager a little on the sweet side, with a slightly bitter aftertaste.”

via North Korea hosts 20-day beer festival.

North Korea hosts 20-day beer festival

Beer: A beautiful artistic symphony – YouTube.

MAP: The Most Popular Beer In Every Country

MAP: The Most Popular Beer In Every Country | VinePair.

The Smithsonian National Museum of American History is looking to appoint a beer historian and scholar on a three-year appointment.

via The Smithsonian is hiring a beer historian.

The Smithsonian is hiring a beer historian

Scottish brewer Innis & Gunn has set aside a beer that it intends to age for a century before drinking, having encased it in a time capsule not to be opened for 100 years. Alan Richardson Dundee, Pix-AR.co.ukInnis and Gunn Inveralmond Brewery Perth time capsuleMatured in American Bourbon casks, only 8,000 bottles of the brewer’s limited edition 7.7% abv ‘Vintage’ beer were produced for sale. Most have already been snapped up by beer fans, however one has been placed in a time capsule with instructions for it to be opened in 2116, as part of an experiment to test its ageing capabilities.

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Innis & Gunn brews ‘100-year-old’ beer

Ghana’s First Microbrewery Is Changing the Way Beer Is Made in Africa | MUNCHIES

How to Make Tea the British Way – Anglophenia Ep 31 – YouTube.

Why Are Brits So Obsessed with Tea? – Anglophenia Ep 30 – YouTube.