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Byline: Alan Shaw
Do you know something else that isn't funny? Misconceptions about beer. OK, actually they can be funny, but I needed a way to work my corny NFL Draft joke into this column.
Here are some myths about beer:
Some beers come from the bottom of the barrel: I've heard this line about bock beers in particular. It's not true. If you think about it, all beer inside any vessel is the same -- with no part better or worse than any other -- since beer is a uniform liquid. A slight exception is unfiltered and bottle-conditioned beer, which can have a fine layer of harmless yeast at the bottom of the container. And kegs draw from the bottom; otherwise …