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Russian fans told to ‘drink whisky’ when in Wales… What could possibly go wrong???

Russian fans told to ‘drink whisky’ when in Wales… What could possibly go wrong???

photo credit Russian fans told to ‘drink whisky’ when in Wales for World Cup qualifer. From article: Russian soccer fans have been told to drink whisky on their trip to Wales for next month’s World Cup qualifier to ward off the H1N1 swine flu virus, the head of the country’s supporter association (VOB) said today.(…)

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The Art of the [Glenfiddich] Barrel

The Art of the [Glenfiddich] Barrel

From Glenfiddich's site: Following the success of the inaugural Glenfiddich Barrel Art exhibition in 2007, we have developed a new exhibition for 2008. This year’s programme involves a single artist who will produce a collection of works that encapsulate the theme of time. We’ve chosen esteemed designer Michael Johnson. Michael has been at the forefront(…)

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Guinness Spot — “Spoken Word”

Working with a powerful script and creative from Saatchi & Saatchi London, Shilo directed this spot — which has as its main components location-based live-action cinematography, an amazing performance by international spoken word artist Ainsley Burrows and stylized original animation seamlessly blended into the striking visuals. Found at Adland   

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The Booze Bra

The Booze Bra

Complete article:  Could this be the reason Amy Winehouse seemed to have sprouted such a heaving chest when she left rehab yesterday? For those occasions when booze just isn't allowed a wine-holding bra has been created for the ladettes of this world. Be it a rock concert of simply a trip to the women simply(…)

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Brazen Thief Robs 180 Kegs of Guinness

Brazen Thief Robs 180 Kegs of Guinness

DUBLIN – A thief made off with 180 kegs of Guinness beer after smoothly driving into the Dublin brewery which makes the black stout and snatching a trailer load of drink, police said on Thursday. The incident took place on Wednesday at the Guinness brewery on the banks of Dublin's River Liffey where Ireland's trademark(…)

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Germany’s national railway wasn’t about to risk sending a trainload of soccer fans to a German Cup match without beer

Germany’s national railway wasn’t about to risk sending a trainload of soccer fans to a German Cup match without beer

Photo: Woody Norvell From The Guardian: Federal police said Monday that the beer tap failed aboard a special train carrying Bayer Leverkusen fans to Hamburg on Saturday. The fault was discovered half an hour into the journey. "In order not to endanger the good mood" of the passengers, railway officials halted the train in Wuppertal(…)

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Linus licks the bacon ice cream. “Not bad,” she says.

Linus licks the bacon ice cream. “Not bad,” she says.

Bacon ice cream anyone?  Don't forget 'Tuesday is bacon night' at Harris Grill, Pittsburg, PA.  Bacon is a versatile breakfast ingredient but not limited to morning fare. Keep abreast of what's happening in the bacon world, for example, did you know that scientists have cloned pigs that are engineered to contain omega-3 fatty acids, which(…)

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Center seeks volunteers for beer-tasting festival

Center seeks volunteers for beer-tasting festival

(image credit: bigtimebrewery)  The Acadiana Center for the Arts is looking for volunteers to help staff the inaugural Gulf Brew beer-tasting festival, to be held from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. July 14 in downtown Lafayette. The festival features samples from breweries across the Gulf South, as well as activities for children. In exchange for(…)

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More good news about wine…

More good news about wine…

(image credit: Flickr) NEW YORK: Latest research by Italian scientists has shown that drinking wine can help prevent tooth decay, gum disease and sore throats. Both red and white wines contain some powerful germ killing ingredients. Drinking a glass of wine regularly can act as an effective agent against disease causing streptococci bacteria and upper(…)

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