Tech Talk: Beer Geek 酒花兒

Next time you’re in Mainland China, don’t go thirsty. The Chinese-language app Beer Geek 酒花兒 is a database and social-networking platform for a rapidly rising market.

Tech Talk: Fizzics Waytap

Harnessing the power of sound, the Fizzics Waytap lets you pour draught-quality beer from any can or bottle with a perfect head of foam.

Fond Farewell

Things are getting a little bit darker on Bridges Street, as The Bottle Shop Central has announced it will be closing its doors on March 19.

Passion for Mashin’

The Hong Kong Homebrewers Association’s fifth annual homebrew competition is back. The registration deadline is April 13, with awards presented on May 13.


Kicking off the Year of the Rooster, local brewery Moonzen unveiled its latest creation – Double Cockiness Imperial Stout – during the Lantern Festival.

Touchdown Time

Perhaps the most talked-about Super Bowl ad this year was AB InBev’s Budweiser immigration-focused “Born the Hard Way”.

Above the Clouds

With Hong Kong Beer Co, airline Cathay Pacific has released “Betsy”, dubbed the “world’s first beer brewed specially for 35,000 feet.”

Reptile on the Rise

With aims to expand global distribution, acclaimed New Zealand brewer Tuatara was sold to Heineken-owned DB Breweries for an undisclosed sum on January 31.