Daily News: The World’s First Vaporized Whiskey And, Finally, Coconut Water Vodka

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Your daily dose of news and happenings from around the drink-osphere.

– According to Britain’s first Beer Sommelier of the Year, the shape of a glass affects the taste of your beer. 

– A Scottish distillery has created the world’s first single malt vapor.

– In 1984, The Pogues sang about “Streams of Whiskey”—and now they’ve created their own.

The New Yorker dined with Maximilian Josef Reidel, the eleventh-generation head of the glassware company that bears his name.

– Finally, for anyone who ever wished that vodka was more hydrating, a coconut water-based version is now on the market.

[Photo: Flickr/Richard Elzey]