Daily News: Visual Tasting Notes, Brand-New Hops and Beer Mile World Records

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

– California banks are playing matchmaker between the state’s big tech and wine players.

– New app Flaviar represents tasting notes for drinks in a visual “flavour spiral.”

– Want to go brewery-hopping and still be responsible? The Brew Bus is here for you.

New and better hop varieties are the future of craft beer.

– Finally, the human race is clearly progressing: the beer mile world record was recently broken by two different people.

[Photo: Flickr/Torroid]