Here are some interesting beer stories:
-- The Associated Press reports on a house in Houston that's covered in crushed beer cans. The Beer Can House, as it's called, was built in the 1970s and it's now a tourist attraction. "It shows the human nature of the individual is supreme," Houston resident Patrick Louque told the wire service. "You can take the simplest thing, and it can actually affect a lot of other people. It’s totally grabbed me, and it’s probably totally grabbed the imagination of more people than I could possibly imagine." To read the full story, click here. re
-- Wall Street Cheat Sheet reports on six reasons that beer-makers -- mainly the big national brands -- should be worried about their future. At the top of the list: A growing disinterest in light beer. To read the full report, click here.
-- The Los Angeles Times offers up four tips on finding the best craft beer bar: Proper glassware, clean tap lines, an informative tap and bottle list, and a knowledgeable staff. "As craft beer continues to gain popularity and respect it gets easier to find venues that give the beverage the attention it deserves," author John Verive writes. "Seek out the places doing it right, and don’t settle for a lesser craft beer experience." To read the full report, click here.
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