Peel me a pint, barkeep

Does the FDA consider this a serving of fruit? Saturday’s Everett Craft Beer Festival is featuring several beers brewed with fruit, including Valholl’s Crimson Cove Smoked Cherry Rye and Fremont’s Raspberry Infused Dark Star. Beers brewed with fruit, like Belgian kriek lambic made with sour cherries, have a long history.

Before the more budget-conscious among us head for the fridge, no, we can’t recommend topping off a can of PBR with maraschino cherry juice.

Prairie airport companion: Hoping to discourage geese and other birds around airports that pose a danger to aircraft, an Ohio airport is planting prairie grass. The birds avoid the tall grass because they fear predators are hiding there.

Now, the challenge is keeping the buffalo from roaming on to the tarmac.

You’ve come a long way, baby: Police in Westport are looking for a burglar who broke into a grocery store and stole 50 bottles of alcohol and all the tobacco products except for one brand of cigarette: Virginia Slims.

Police are looking for an intoxicated, three-pack-day smoker who refuses to wear pastels, hold his wife’s purse or drink a fruit beer.

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