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The American Chemical Society Web Series ‘Reactions’ Explains Why Beers Become Skunked & How to Stop It

The American Chemical Society’s web series Reactions (see previously) explains why beers become skunked and how we can go about stopping it on their latest episode.

There’s nothing worse than reaching for a cold beer, taking that first sip and realizing your beer’s been skunked. Skunking is a chemical reaction that causes an awful, bitter taste. What can do to keep your brews from going bad? Quick answer: it’s all about light. Keep your beer in the dark, you won’t have to worry about skunking.

The Bottle Boys Perform a Cover of Bruno Mars’ Song ‘Locked Out of Heaven’ Using Beer Bottles as Instruments

The five Denmark-based members of The Bottle Boys (see previously) recently performed a cover of the song “Locked Out of Heaven” by Bruno Mars using beer bottles as instruments.

The song we chose to play is “Locked Out of Heaven” by Bruno Mars. The song is just perfect for bottles, because it has very distinctive instrumental parts (the bassline, the second lead voice and of course the MPC-driven “bended” sample in the original version. Just perfect.

The original song for the sake of comparison:

‘The Comic Book Super Drunk Hangout’, Conceptual Designs Imagining Famed Antiheroes as Beer Brands

The Comic Book Super Drunk Hangout

The Comic Book Super Drunk Hangout is a series of conceptual designs by Brazilian artist Butcher Billy (see previously) that imagines famous comic book antiheroes as tasty beer brands. More images from Billy’s art project are available on Tumblr and Behance. Prints, apparel, and more are available to purchase online from Society6 and Redbubble.

This collection of design concepts gather a distinctive line of heroes, antiheroes – or not heroes at all – that have in common a certain way of not being exactly the role model for your kids. Yet they’re in the pages of comics in your local book shop. These characters are the ones that enjoy a pint or two at the local pub before saving the world or – very often – making an even bigger mess. Like it or not, they are the interesting ones, not to mention the most fun. Because no one ever made superfriends by drinking milk.

Deadpool

Wolverine

The Comedian

Hellboy

Lobo

images via Butcher Billy

submitted via Laughing Squid Tips

Austin Beerworks Creates Ridiculously Long 99-Pack of Beer for Their Peacemaker Ale

Austin Beerworks has designed a 99-pack of beer to help reintroduce their Peacemaker Ale as “Anytime Ale.” The idea being that if it’s a beer for any time then one should always have a few on hand. According to their video the cases will sell for $99, but in a tweet from the company they say only 20 of the cases were made with more to follow later.

The 99-packs of beer will be delivered August 28th to yet-to-be-disclosed locations in Austin, Texas. Austin Beerworks suggest following them on Twitter and Instagram to get the locations of the deliveries as they happen.

Peacemaker was the very first beer we decided to brew. It’s balanced, refreshing, and very sessionable. Peacemaker is simple, but we take it very seriously — a bold and clean beer with nothing to hide behind. It’s the beer we drink the most at the brewery. And at home. And on the river. When you have a cold, bright, well-balanced beer like Peacemaker on hand, anytime is a good time to enjoy it.

Peacemaker 99-Pack of Beer

Peacemaker 99-Pack of Beer on Floor

Riding the Peacemaker 99-Pack

photos via Austin Beerworks

via Gizmodo

Das Can-in-Stein, A Novelty Product That Turns Any 12-Ounce Can Into a Fancy Beer Stein

Das Can-in-Stein from ThinkGeek

The Das Can-in-Stein is a novelty product by ThinkGeek that can dress up any standard 12-ounce can for Oktoberfest by giving it the look at feel of a classic pewter tankard. It was originally one of ThinkGeek’s fake April Fools’ Day joke products, but it’s now available for sale.

Despite its pewter look, the Das Can-in-Stein is made of resin, so ThinkGeek warns to only toast from the bottom of the device while holding the handle. Das Can-in-Stein also features a functional lid that can be opened and closed with the thumb-lever to keep drinks covered and to complete the full tankard experience. ThinkGeek does specifically mention that the Das Can-in-Stein is not microwave safe, so do not microwave beer in it.

Das Can-in-Stein from Think Geek

Das Can-in-Stein from ThinkGeek

photos via ThinkGeek

via The Awesomer