Here are some interesting beer stories:
-- The Toledo Blade reports on Black Cloister Brewing Co., the proposed brewery with the religious and charitable slant. “If you know your church history, you know that the Reformation was in many ways birthed before Luther, and there was a gentleman named Jan Hus," co-founder Tom Schaeffer told the newspaper. "Hus is a Czech, so I really think that when we do a Bohemian pilsner, a Czech pilsner, it ought to be called Little Hussy. (Laughs.) Some people will get that joke and others won't.” To read the full story, click here.
-- The New York Times reports that actor John Krasinski has produced a series of videos on YouTube promoting Bud Light. To read the full story, click here.
-- The Motley Fool reports on the declining popularity of light beer in the U.S. Among the big brands, Coors Light is the only one that has seen its share of the market increase the last three years. To read the full story, click here.
-- The Toronto Sun reports that a Montreal gas station is giving a 5-cent per liter break on gas if customers buy beer. That's got MADD ... well ... mad. "Quebec is so liberal that way, and I don't mean liberal in a good way," MADD CEO Andrew Murie said. To read the full story, click here.