Attendance slipped at the world's biggest beer party, the annual Oktoberfest in Germany, as border controls imposed to stem the flow of refugees complicated rail travel.
In an industrial zone among the hills of Galilee in northern Israel, a ponytailed sociologist with an intolerance for gluten explained what he was up to: beer made with chickpeas and dates.
Thousands of revellers who tried to steal beer mugs have set a new record for naughtiness at Oktoberfest, Germany's annual lager and lederhosen extravaganza.
Dutch brewing giant Heineken on Monday announced selling Mexican-based packaging business Empaque to US-based Crown Holdings.
Danish brewer Carlsberg cut its annual profit guidance and said economic uncertainty in Russia, could prompt it to close some breweries.
Cuba has been hit by a beer shortage during one of its hottest summers on record, sparking hoarding and driving thirsty .
Iron Maiden singer B. Dickinson called for a fightback to save the traditional British pub as the Great British Beer Festival got under way.
In Berlin, young craft brewers are taking on the mass market, promising to put flavour and diversity back into the national beverage.
Florida is known for its sunshine and beaches -- and increasingly for its quality craft beer, good enough to compete with microbrewed ale from anywhere in the United States.
In a microbrewery in a trendy Berlin neighbourhood, Thorsten Schoppe, one of a wave of beer-makers using new German ingredients to create non-traditional brews, pours hop pellets into a copper vat.
The makers of Budweiser faced accusations on Tuesday of watering down the popular American lager in search of higher profits, in a class action lawsuit flatly rejected by the brewery.
Consuming large quantities of a key ingredient in beer can protect against winter sniffles and even some serious illnesses in small children, a Japanese brewery said citing a scientific study.
Shareholders in the parent company of the Singapore-based brewer that makes Tiger Beer on Friday approved the firm's takeover by Dutch giant Heineken.
Barack Obama promised and Saturday the White House delivered, revealing recipes for the president's official microbrewed honey beers, following an Internet campaign.
With oyster, tobacco and watermelon flavoured brews, Italy's craft beers are flourishing despite a punishing recession that is putting thousands of other businesses out of work.
US men like to drink beer, though wine is the beverage of choice for women and older adults, a poll showed Friday.
Dutch brewer Heineken said Friday it has reached a deal to buy the Asian brewing group that makes Tiger beer for $4.1 billion, as it seeks to bolster its presence in the fast-growing region.
Kazakhstan residents drink 4 times more beer than Kyrgyzs. Kyrgyzstan residents drank 49.8 million liters of beer in 2010, which is 47 percent of the total volume of alcohol consumption.
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