Daily News: Bald Eagle to Deliver Beer, David Beckham and Jack Whitehall Drink Whiskey

Bald Eagle

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

– Opting for character over control, a growing number of vintners are employing native yeasts during fermentation.

– Roads & Kingdoms catches up with the founder of Colonel, one of the pioneers of the craft beer movement in the Middle East.

– A Canadian brewery is taking beer delivery to new heights by employing a bald eagle to deliver their latest brew.

– After an injury derailed his professional cricket career, Matt Whiley turned his attention to crafting cocktails, quickly becoming one of London’s most experimental bartenders.

– Researchers at the Complutense University of Madrid have created a way to detect when a beer has gone stale using a simple sensor and a smartphone app.

The founder of Evil Twin Brewing offers his thoughts on up and coming breweries, how to develop a beer palate and the future of the craft beer movement.

– Finally, kicking off GQ’s new video series, comedian Jack Whitehall and David Beckham catch up over a cocktail.

[Photo: Flickr/andrewngo1760]