Daily News: Beer Made from Clouds, The Return of Rye-Based Beer


Your daily dose of news and happenings from around the drink-o-sphere:

– A Scottish brewery is creating a limited edition beer using moisture harvested from clouds.

The first sake brewery in the U.K. has been approved and will start production in October 2017.

– The last 15 years has seen an uptick in the production of rye-based beers, including the 16th-century style known as roggenbier.

The debate over the merits of hand-harvesting vs. mechanization has been amplified by rising labor costs in many wine-producing countries.

– Finally, Food Republic explores how fermentation adds to flavor in various alcoholic beverages.

[Photo: Flickr/Allagash Brewing]

Tagged: beer, roggenbier, sake, wine