Here are some interesting beer stories:
-- Drink Up Columbus reports that Zauber Brewing Co. will host Maifest on May 10. The event will feature beer from Zauber, Four String and Sideswipe, and German food. To read the full story, click here.
-- Think craft beer is well known? Think again. A reader wrote in a question to the Arizona Republic asking what an IPA is. "Beats me. I've never heard of it, either," author Clay Thompson writes. He does explain that it means India pale ale and then goes on to say: "Withering English IPA? Whatever. Beer is pretty much beer if you ask me. Withering or reincarnated, it all makes you stupid." To read the short Q&A, click here.
-- DailyRx reports that a new study has found that women who drink beer in moderation have a lower risk of developing rheumatoid arthritis. The study was conducted by the Division of Rheumatology, Immunology and Allergy at the Brigham and Women’s Hopsital and Harvard Medical School in Boston. To read the full story, click here.
-- The Washington Times reports on a company that has released beer-flavored lollipops. “We tried our best to stay true to each of these varieties, Stout being big & dark, IPA being hoppy as hell and Lager based on our favorite Pilsner,” Lollyphile owner Jason Darling says. “It was, to say the least, a very fun flavor matching experience.” To read the full story, click here.
-- AskMen offers up three spring seasonal beers to try before they are gone: New Belgium Spring Blonde, Anchor Bock and Hop Henge Experimental IPA. To read the full story, click here.
-- The Toronto Globe and Mail reports on Triple Bogey Brewing Co., a Canadian brewery that makes a golf-themed beer. The brew is popular at golf courses, but the owner wants to grow the business. Some experts offer advice on how he can expand. To read the full story, click here.