As if last week's Associated Press report that a black bear in Washington state consumed "about 36 cans of Rainier" before passing out in a tree wasn't wacky enough, consider this detail: The beast, a Baker Lake resident, broke into some party-animal campers' coolers and "drank the Rainier and wouldn't drink the Busch beer." Wildlife officials trapped the bear the next day via a picnic spread of doughnuts, honey and, of course, two open cans of Rainier, a once-great Washington-state ale whose old, banana-yellow downtown Seattle brewery now serves as world headquarters... More >>>