Remove the alcohol and calories, and it turns out beer is a drink that has many qualities found in health drinks.
Beer was extremely popular in ancient Mesopotamia. Sipped through straws, it differed from today’s beer and was enjoyed by people from all walks of life.
The traditional English pub where customers stand at the bar to be served is actually a fairly modern addition.
A consistent, predictable and friendly policy environment can attract private sector investments in agriculture to drive transformation.
Yeast is a single-celled organism that's everywhere around us. Understanding how yeast works can help you make better bread and appreciate this old friend of humanity.
Sales of alcohol have reported jumped by around a quarter as people bulk buy wine, beers and spirits. That could lead to a range of short-term and long-term problems.
At what point does good-natured inebriation become criminally-tinged intoxication?
A new history book shows how entanglements of race, gender, class and sexuality in South Africa flow from the moral contradictions of the settler colonial state.
Bread. Yeast. Wine. Cheese. All these delicious foods are courtesy of various forms of domesticated fungi. So how, exactly, did humans tame wild fungi into the cooperative species that make our food?
In the UK today, the term 'craft beer' has so many associations that there's a danger it may end up meaning nothing at all.
Beers with sexist names and labels were banned from the Great British Beer Festival this summer.
Does beer help a new mother's milk come in? Does 'pumping and dumping' allow you to drink and breast-feed? A doctor sorts the evidence from the myth.
The practices and values of craftsmanship correspond well with the requirements for a sustainable economy. But they're threatened by industry.
The amount of alcohol you'd have to drink before glyphosate posed even a negligible risk would harm you well before the glyphosate would.
The likes of AB InBev and MillerCoors have been trying to jump on the craft beer bandwagon by snapping up artisanal breweries. Do consumers care?
Boarded up pubs are becoming a common sight, and it's having a real impact on rural village life.
Droughts and heat waves are bad news for a key ingredient in beer.
A nutritionist fact checks the claimed health benefits of beer. It may reduce the risk of heart disease but you'd be much better off getting these benefits from other foods.
Advertising as a life story – this clever campaign branded a Spanish beer with a sense of belonging.
What is it that makes us feel drunk when we drink? And why do we keep drinking if it can make us feel so terrible?