Daily News: Climate Change Affects Pumpkin Beers, James Bond Boosts Vodka Sales

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

– Daniel Craig’s James Bond and his penchant for Martinis—shaken, not stirred—may increase sales of vodka.

– Strains of wild yeast could help brewers develop new kinds of beer.

– Forget the stock market: Invest in Scotch, instead.

– Finally, you can thank climate change for this year’s early release of pumpkin beers.

[Photo: Flickr/Mark van Seeters]