Here are some interesting beer stories:
-- The Los Angeles Times reports on seven ways to become a better beer drinker. Two of the suggestions are to learn to brew and read some books. To read the full story, click here.
-- The Star-Ledger reports on the collaborative nature of the craft beer industry. "Could you imagine Steve Jobs calling up Michael Dell like 10 years ago and being like 'dude I'm out of W's for my keyboard, can I borrow some W's?' And him being like 'yeah I've got plenty of W's'…doesn't seem to happen too often…but it's really at the heart of our industry," Dogfish Head's Sam Calagione tells the newspaper. To read the full story, click here.
-- Today.com raises the -- silly? -- question of whether legalized marijuana in Colorado will impact craft beer sales. “I don't think it'll impact beer sales at all,” beer expert Marty Jones told NBC News. “I don’t know of any brewers feeling nervous about it." To read the full story, click here.
-- The Tampa Tribune reports that St. Petersburg is a beer destination thanks to a growing number of craft breweries. In 2013, St. Petersburg went from zero to four microbreweries with a fifth on its way, the newspaper says. To read the full story, click here.
-- The Japanese Daily Press reports that an archaeological team has unearthed the tomb of an Egyptian brewer who made beer for the pharoahs. This is “one of the most important archaeological discoveries made in the city of Luxor,” said Mohamed Ibrahim, Egypt’s antiquities minister. To read the full story, click here.
-- Business Insider Australia reports on 15 Australian craft beers you should try. The list does not include Foster's. To real the full story, click here.