Daily News: Saved By the Bell-Themed Beer, Scotland’s Controversial Tonic Wine

Summer Beer

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

– Florida’s Funky Buddha Brewery has debuted a Saved by the Bell-themed beer.

– Passengers on a flight from Oakland, California, to Kansas City earned congratulations from the pilot for drinking all of the alcohol on board.

– The Scottish monks who produce Buckfast, a controversial tonic wine, have seen their income rise despite the drink’s documented links to crime.

– David Trone, the owner of retailer, Total Wine, talks to Lettie Teague about how the chain has reshaped the way Americans buy wine.

– Finally, Decanter investigates whether putting a spoon in a Champagne bottle helps the wine to keep its fizz.

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