The Differences Between a Budweiser and a Craft Brew (In GIFs)

We all sort of have an idea of how it works: craft brew is lovingly hand-coaxed into existence, while commercial brew is rattled around in big, scary machines, right? Well let's see with our own eyes. The good folks at St. Louis Public Radio have done a fun GIF series peeking inside the operations of both… » 7/07/14 1:40pm 7/07/14 1:40pm

Why So Many Beer Bottles Suddenly Look So Different

You'd know a can of Budweiser anywhere. Like many other major brands, whether it's Coca-Cola, M&Ms, or BMW, Bud's red and white packaging is instantly recognizable. It's familiar, it's safe, and it's universally likeable. But recently Budweiser, along with several other ubiquitous beer makers including Miller Lite,… » 5/10/13 5:00pm 5/10/13 5:00pm

Why Would Anyone Buy a Bow Tie-Shaped Beer Can That Actually Gives You Less Beer?

When Budweiser changed its iconic all American beer can to accentuate the bow tie logo of the so called King of Beers, I was not happy. Even though I don't really care what the outside of the beer can looks like as long as my words start slurring. Even though I don't drink Budweiser. It was a telegraphed move by an… » 4/18/13 1:00am 4/18/13 1:00am

Beer-Filled USB Drive Raises Disturbing Questions

Gadgets like this Beer-Filled USB Flash Drive really make me question the basics. More than my first-year university philosophy class did, anyway. Existential angst, the downfall of western civilization, and "customizable floaties" after the jump. Is capitalism really that great, if it leads to beer-filled USB flash… » 10/04/08 8:00pm 10/04/08 8:00pm