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Beer Could Be the Key to Preventing Alzheimer’s

Researchers have suggested in a recent study that hop flower extracts found in beer could hold the key to preventing Alzheimer’s which is a common form of dementia. Hops generally act as stabilizing agents in all beers. For their study,...

Beer Was Brewed in Bronze Age Greece

Greece is known for its wine, but it seems ancient Greeks were not only winemakers but also fond of brewing and drinking beer, a recent study suggests. Evidence found at two ancient settlement sites, Archontiko and Argissa in central Greece,...

Greece Ranked Among Highest Beer Taxing Countries in EU

New data shows that Greece's tax on beer is among the top five in Europe. Each European country is required to have a Special Consumption Tax on beer, the minimum of which is 1.87 euro per 100 liters. Greece...

Fall & Rise: Australia’s Newest Beer Is a Tale of Greek Persistence

Two Greek friends, both immigrants to Australia who shared a passion for home-brewed beer, joined forces recently in Melbourne for a daring project to launch their own brand in the over-saturated Australian market. Petros Gyftopoulos, a chemical engineer by training,...

Excise Tax and High VAT Make Beer Expensive in Greece

Beer in Greece is among the most expensive products in the European Union because of high excise tax and a 24 percent value-added tax. According to the current European Commission Directive, each Member State is required to impose a minimum...

Greek Beer From Paros Among World's Top Six In Great Taste Awards

A Belgian-style wheat beer made on the Greek island of Paros, called 56 Isles Aegean Wit has been voted among the world's top six great tasting beers, winning an unprecedented three stars in the 2018 Great Taste Awards. Great Taste,...

The Rise of Greek Small Breweries Celebrated in Athens Exhibition

An exhibition of small beer brewers is taking place in Athens over the weekend as the sector is on the rise in Greece. Many well-known brands and several newcomers, take part in "Zythognosia" at Zappeion. They come from many different...

Greek Government Withdraws Bill on Taxation Increase of Microbreweries

A clause that would have imposed a special consumption tax on beers produced by micro-breweries was withdrawn during discussion of a draft omnibus bill before a Parliament committee on Wednesday, after the government's junior coalition partner, the Independent Greeks (ANEL)...

Greek Government Coalition Partner Opposes Government Sponsored Taxation on Beer

The Greek government is facing an internal dispute on one of the prior actions that the Finance Ministry has drafted and the Greek parliament will vote on this upcoming Thursday. The Independent Greeks (ANEL), the smaller half of the Greek...

Free Top Quality Beer at Zythognosia Exhibition

The exhibition "Zythognosia" dedicated to high quality beers is being organized for a second consecutive year in Athens on October 17 and 18 at the multi-purpose venue "The Hub Events." According to an announcement, the exhibition will host breweries and...