Here are some interesting beer stories:
-- The Cleveland Plain Dealer reported on the opening night for Bernie Beer at Market Garden Brewery. Market Garden brewed a beer in honor of former Cleveland Browns quarterback Bernie Kosar. Some of the proceeds benefit the Play It Forward Foundation. To read the full story, click here.
-- ABC News reports on a Hello Kitty fruit-flavored beer that is hitting China. "The new fruit-flavored cans mark Hello Kitty's second entry into the world of alcohol. Previously, Hello Kitty wines were licensed in Asia, Europe and the United States," ABC says. To read the full story, click here.
-- Brewbound reports that the Brooklyn Brewery has made an exclusive beer, an American black ale called the Brooklyn Defender, for New York Comic Con. "As a New York City native who grew up on 70s comics and later edited a science fiction magazine, getting to make the Brooklyn Defender for New York Comic Con is a massive honor for my inner geek," Brooklyn brewmaster Garrett Oliver said in a news release. To read the full story, click here.