Welcome to this week's issue of "Last Week in Beer," your one-stop shop for all the latest beer news...just a little bit late. Did we miss anything? If so, let us know on Facebook or Twitter! Announcing Sip of Sunshine IPA in cans! [Lawson's Finest] - "Lawson’s Finest Liquids is proud to announce the new 16 ounce can format of the Sip of Sunshine IPA!"
The Beer Mile Goes Mainstream [PUNCH] - "Contrary to what some might think, it’s not the alcohol that proves a challenge to competitors. It’s actually the beer’s carbonation, leading to all sorts of messy situations come race time, though racers are warned that 'if you make a mess on the track, you’re expected to clean it up.'"
Vermont's Napa Valley of Beer [Men's Journal] - "That all of these are in a corner of Vermont is no coincidence. The state has become the beer capital of the U.S., perhaps of the world. What Silicon Valley is to technology, Vermont is to beer."
Our Ability To Digest Alcohol May Have Been Key To Our Survival [NPR] - "...thanks to enzymes in our gut, and particularly one called ADH4, we can make use of the calories in alcohol. And, according to a new scientific paper, we gained that ability a very long time ago, at a critical moment in our evolution."