Here are some interesting beer stories:
-- National Public Radio reports on the relationship between God and beer. "For centuries, beer has brought people together to worship God," it says while offering up several examples, such as Arthur Guinness being a devout Christian. To read the full report, click here.
-- The Louisville Courier-Journal reports that the Louisville Zoo wants to start selling beer. Not everyone is a fan of the idea. "Can you imagine what might happen with people walking around for several hours, drinking beer?" Donald Cole, executive director of the Kentucky League on Alcohol and Gambling Problems, told the newspaper. "I would be afraid of what might happen to all the kids.” To read the full story, click here.
-- Wine Enthusiast Magazine reports on the "Top Low Alcohol Beers." The magazine highlights Founders All Day IPA, Notch Brewing Session Pils, Evil Twin Bikini Beer, Guinea Riner and Jester King Le Petit Prince. To read the full story, click here.
-- The Washington Post reports about how Dogfish Head has launched a beer bus. To read the full story, click here.
-- The Gleaner newspaper reports that Red Stripe is assuring shareholders that its flavor won't change as it switches from using American corn to cassava (a root) in its beer. "There will be absolutely no impact on the quality of the beer," Managing Director Cedric Blair said. To read the full report, click here.
-- The Detroit Free Press reports on the new documentary, The Michigan Beer Film, which explores the state's craft beer industry. “People my age are having craft beer with their parents who used to always just drink cheap, domestic, crappy beer. I think that’s really exciting,” filmmaker Kevin Romeo tells the newspaper. To read the full story, click here.