Sat September 20, 2014

Another Reason Denver's Best In The AFC West: Beer Prices

Fans at Denver's Mile High Stadium can celebrate the Broncos status along with cheaper beer.
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While beer and football may go hand-in-hand, its impact on your wallet varies greatly. Fans can expect to pay less than $6 for a pint of beer at one stadium while forking over more than $11 at another. Fortunately for Denver Broncos fans, the price for beer here is the lowest among its AFC West Division rivals and below average nationwide.

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Wed September 10, 2014

A Sad End For A Beloved Kitten

Originally published on Thu September 11, 2014 7:24 am

Peat the kitten kept Scotland's Glenturret Distillery free of mice that are attracted to the grain used in production. The 6-month-old kitten was also an ambassador who was featured in public relations photos. But Peat died Monday, apparently after being hit by a car.
Fraser Band Volpa

Peat the kitten quickly made a name for himself at the Glenturret Distillery in Scotland.

Officially, his job was to kill the mice attracted to the grain used in the making of whisky. And he had big paws to fill. One of his predecessors at the distillery, Towser the Mouser, is in the Guinness Book of World Records, credited with killing 28,899 mice.

There aren't many mice around the distillery anymore, but the photogenic Peat has been warming hearts with his appearances in public relations photos for Scotland's oldest distillery.

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Mon August 18, 2014
The Salt

Seeking Proof For Why We Feel Terrible After Too Many Drinks

Originally published on Mon August 18, 2014 3:04 pm


It can be nice to relax with a glass of wine, a beer or a shot of whiskey. But one drink too many, and you may be paying the price.

To understand why drinking can make us feel so good and so bad, you have to know a little about science, says journalist Adam Rogers, author of Proof: The Science of Booze.

As Rogers notes, researchers have only just begun to explore the mystery of the hangover and share a common language around it.

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Fri August 1, 2014

In Denver, Drizly Brings The Beer Run To You

Jim Hill KUNC

A new iPhone and Android app has made its debut in Denver. With the tagline, ‘we bring the liquor store to you,’ Drizly delivers beer (or any other spirit) right to your door with a few clicks of a button. Will Denver embrace the new app like they have Uber?

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Wed July 30, 2014
The Salt

Why Your 'Small-Batch' Whiskey Might Taste A Lot Like The Others

Originally published on Sat August 9, 2014 1:25 pm

Bulleit is one of 50 different brands a food blogger says is using whiskey from an Indiana factory.
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