Daily News: A History of Papal Beer, Canadian Liquor Laws Get Weird, the Toasted-Graham Latte Is Here

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Your daily dose of news and happenings from around the drink-o-sphere:

– Just in time for Pope Francis’ arrival in the United States: a brief history of papal beer.

– Starbucks has just released a new fall-themed drink, the Toasted-Graham Latte, which sounds pretty darn similar to one of Christina Tosi’s Milk Bar desserts.

– The winner of this year’s Great British Homebrew Challenge is an astrophysicist who made a rhubarb-infused beer.

– A father in Australia was shocked to find an advertisement for rum preceding an episode of a children’s show on YouTube, stating that the state of alcohol advertising in the country is out of hand.

– Ontario’s government has begun to detail some bizarre new alcohol sales quotas for any grocer willing to take part in the government’s new initiative to allow for the sale of beer and wine in limited stores.

[Photo: Flickr/Ewan Murno]