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Bihari “Larry” B. Modi, CEO of Les Anciens Établissements Fratacci — B.B. Modi in Djibouti, offers you a “best-of” selection of drinks news every month.

Bihari “Larry” B. Modi

The Dutch beer that remains a world leader needs no introduction, but these few “facts” about the brand’s history are worth a cultural detour. https://fr.news.yahoo.com/heineken-5-choses-savoir-081929639.html
The UK video game label that has given us game adaptations like “Chainsaw Warrior” from the legendary Game Workshop (Warhammer 40,000…), Auroch Digital, has just announced the launch of “Brewmaster,” a beer-making simulator that will turn you into a real expert on the hop-based product. https://youtu.be/MCTqZtd705o
According to Peugeot Saveurs, this is a world first. The well-known car manufacturer’s tableware branch has just unveiled a set of three tasting glasses designed just for beer. https://www.estrepublicain.fr/economie/2021/04/03/peugeot-invente-le-verre-a-degustation-de-biere
No, not the famous rock group, but Rolling Stone magazine, which had to revise its editorial policy a few years back to adapt to the digital market and new trends. The Unifier is the name of a “one-of-a-kind hazy pale ale” that will be available in Australia... Rolling Stone and Young Henrys Brewery Come Together to Craft a Beer
The “biggest” French wine customers, the British, have expressed their concerns about the consequences of the frosts that have hit France’s agricultural sector, especially the wine sector. A possible rise in wine prices is envisaged on an economic stage where serious competition might create an opportune tendency to break “good old habits.” As for French winegrowers, they are trying to...

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