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April Fools: Helium beer

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In what must be a coincidence, two of the nation's largest craft brewers posted April Fools videos today in which they purport to unveil beers that get their bubbles from helium gas.

The Boston Beer Co., maker of Samuel Adams, got its CEO, Jim Koch, to pitch HeliYUM. Wait until he takes a sip:

On the other coast, Stone Brewing Co., in their annual April 1 prank, put the lighter-than-air gas into Cr(He)am:

Watch and laugh.

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Alan Shaw

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