Daily News: Atlanta’s Most Coveted Craft Beer, Jay-Z’s New $850 Champagne


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

– Meantime brewers have partnered with biotech company, 23andMe, to offer tailor-made beer based on an individual’s DNA.

NPR interviews neuroscientist Gordon Shepherd about his latest book, Neuroenology: How the Brain Creates the Taste of Wine.

– Jay-Z’s Champagne brand, Armand de Brignac, releases a new bottle that costs $850.

– In Thrillist, Locke Hughes goes in search of Atlanta’s most coveted craft beer.

– Finally, winery investor Charles Banks has plead guilty to fraud.

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