Daily News: Riding While Intoxicated and Beer That’s Available for One Day Only

Cowboy and horse

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

– A UK bar has been fined £100,000 for serving a liquid nitrogen shot to a young woman, who then had to have her stomach removed.

– It was only a matter of time before barrel-aged vodka made an appearance.

– A recent Gallup poll indicates that Americans who are wealthy and educated are also those most likely to drink alcohol.

– Did you manage to get a taste of the Zwanze Wild Brussels Stout? It was only available this past Saturday.

– Denver may soon allow pot smoking in restaurants and bars.

– Finally, a Louisiana man avoided a DWI by riding his horse home from the bar. (He received a “drunk in public” ticket, instead.)

[Photo: Flickr/Robert Montgomery]