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Monday 30 January 2023 Dublin: 7°C

# Beer

All time
# not just taco fries
18 Irish delicacies you must try before you die
How many have you consumed?
# Banned
Fan gets season-long ban for throwing beer on player
A Gloucester fan won’t be able to watch his team again after emptying his drink on Wasps’ Elliot Daly.
# cheap drink ban
Details on minimum pricing of alcohol to be published today
Cheap alcohol has been targeted under the new pricing rules.
# Week in Web
Weird Wide Web: Brewing beer with your phone, print yourself and 4G in Ireland
All of your essential tech and social media news for the week in one byte-sized portion.
# six pack
Auto-Brewery syndrome causes you to brew beer in your gut
Well that would save us a lot of time.
# cold one
Man finds his entire house plumbed with cold beer
The surprising thing is how unhappy he is.
# all ads up
Best Guinness ad in years has surprise ending
This will make you feel warm inside.
# breakfast beer
At long last, you can now spread your beer on toast
No excuses for drinking on an empty stomach anymore.
# Holliers
Essential map of how to say 'beer' everywhere in Europe
Handy for the holidays, wha?
# ninja style
Now THIS is how you open a beer
This guy would go down a storm at an Irish party.
# breaking beer
The final series of Breaking Bad is getting its own ale
It’s only fitting.
# Cost of Living
It's official: Irish prices for cigarettes and alcohol are EU's highest
Irish drink prices are 62 per cent higher than the EU average – and only the Finns pay more for their drink.
# Spuds
Have you ever had an Irish seven course dinner?
There’s atein’ and drinkin’ in that.
You'll never guess what Hanson (!) called their new beer*
*Well, you’ll probably guess but anyway.
# Week in Web
Weird Wide Web: Bionic eyes, beer hunting and a test of how sexist you are
All of your essential tech and social media news for the week in one byte-sized portion.
# booze
'Drunken Irish' no more: Alcohol consumption falls 20% in 12 years
The amount of beer drank in the last year increased but the consumption of cider, spirits and wine all fell.
Girl painfully drinks beer through her ear
Through. Her. Ear.
# a sailor's life
Here's why you shouldn't drink beer on a boat
Or at least you shouldn’t THROW beer on a boat.
# Week in Web
Weird Wide Web: Google Glass, Twitter torture and a beer-dispensing arcade game
All of your essential tech and social media news for the week in one byte-sized portion.
# Czech Republic
Czech's historic breweries trying to get back on tap
The country drinks the most beer in the world per head of population but its indigenous brewing industry is having to innovate.
# lager than life
Great news! Beer is not responsible for your belly
Dr Kathryn O’Sullivan reckons it could actually be good for you.
# gonna be an ale break
Man 'broke out of jail cell to go for a beer'
Timothy Bonner broke the cell door off its hinges before stopping for a cold one, US police said.
# Best Bud-dies
EU court makes latest ruling in Budweiser v Budweiser saga
Here’s our crash course on the marathon legal disputes between Anheuser-Busch and a Czech brewery over the name ‘Bud’.
# News you missed
Back to work: Here are the stories you missed over Christmas and New Year
Many of us are returning to work for the first time tomorrow following the festive period. Here is a round-up of the news stories you may have missed. You are welcome.
# за ваше здоровье!
Beer is not a food, according to new Russian law
Which, of course, means that up until now, beer WAS legally considered a food.
# Happy Christmas...
The best way to fight the winter sniffles? 18 pints of beer (says brewery)
On second thought, maybe not…
# Beers and Brats
PHOTOS: Rain fails to dampen spirits as Oktoberfest opens
The keg is tapped…
# Beer
Good news: Your beer could last longer*
*on the shelf, that is, thanks to Dublin-based scientists.
# need to know
The Evening Fix... now with added beer concentrate
Things we learned, loved and shared today.
# Alcohol
Glass shape influences how quickly we drink alcohol
Research shows drinking out of a curved glass will increase a person’s rate of drinking compared to a straight-sided glass.
# baffled
9 puzzled responses to the Irish custom of pub rounds
The internet isn’t happy with our way of buying drinks…
# Beer
Dublin among 'best cities' for drinking beer
Dublin has been named the number on of the best cities for drinking beer by Frommer’s travel guides.
# A COLD ONE
It's International Beer Day...
It’s a bank holiday weekend and International Beer Day? It would be rude not to…
# Prime Numbers
Medals, marathons and urine tests: London 2012 in numbers
How much gold is in an Olympic Gold medal? And just how bad IS that South Korean archer’s vision?
Ireland drank 694 million pints of beer last year
…but believe it or not, that figure means the average Irish person drank less beer in 2011 than they did in 2010.
Voices
Column: Yes, booze causes problems – but why tar us all with the same brush?
Proposals to hike the minimum price of alcohol are penalising moderate drinkers for the sins of those who have bigger problems, writes Aaron McKenna.
# ikea beer
IKEA starts serving beer
But not in the Republic of Ireland, sadly. Who’s for a trip to Belfast?