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Man stabbed with ceramic squirrel for failing to buy beer
NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. — South Carolina authorities say a 44-year-old woman angry at a man for returning home without beer on Christmas beat and stabbed him with a ceramic squirrel.
The Charleston County Sheriff’s office says in a report that deputies found a man covered with blood when they arrived at Helen Williams’ North Charleston home early Wednesday. She told investigators the man fell and cut himself, but couldn’t explain why her hands and clothes were also bloody.
Deputies say the man said Williams was so angry when he returned without beer because stores were closed on Christmas Eve that she grabbed a ceramic squirrel, beat him in the head, then stabbed him in the shoulder and chest. READ MORE
Three Floyds’ latest craft beer looks to change state law
MUNSTER | If craft beer drinkers don’t feel like picketing outside the Indiana Statehouse, they can just head to Three Floyds to buy a beer … you know, for a good cause.
Munster-based Three Floyds and Sun King in Indianapolis are leading a “Support Indiana Brewers” lobbying effort to persuade state lawmakers to lift a production cap and let craft breweries sell more beer in their home state. They say there’s no reason to artificially limit the growth of a red-hot industry that already contributes $610 million a year to the Indiana economy.
Three Floyds and Sun King also teamed up to brew a beer to support the cause: Slacktivist, a Doppelkolsch that’s now available in a 22-oz. bomber for $7 and on tap at the Three Floyds brewpub, 9750 Indiana Parkway, Munster. Three Floyds brewed about 120 barrels of it, which will also be available at local retailers until it runs out.
The beer’s name is a portmanteau word coined in the 1990s to describe slacker activism, or the support of a cause provided it’s easy to do so.
“What’s easier than drinking a beer to show your support of Indiana’s craft breweries?” Sun King co-owner Clay Robinson said. READ MORE