Daily News: Social Media Curbs Drinking, The Zero-Waste Brewery and Cider’s Global Domination

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Your daily dose of news and happenings from around the drink-osphere.

– Forget kegs, bottles and cans: Londoners can now drink beer straight from the tank.

– The self-professed zero-waste town of Kamikatsu, Japan, is a fitting home to the world’s first zero-waste brewery.

–  Boozy beers are on the rise. One study reports that 1 in 4 beers released last year was “high-strength” with an ABV of 6.5% or higher.

– Young people in the UK are apparently more concerned about their social media presence than drinking.

– Watch out wine – cider sales are booming around the world.

[Photo: Flickr/Rebecca Siegel]