B-Daddy here. We may have found the real reason that our man on the masthead was having beers with that demographic. H/T to HotAir for the following headline:
Beer could be the new weapon against cancer
Apparently Dean's taste for hopped up beers has it's benefits.
Tests showed that the ingredient, xanthohumol, blocked a biological pathway that allows prostate cancer to be fuelled by the male hormone testosterone.
The disease is commonly treated with drugs that act in a similar way.
Xanthohumol is a powerful antioxidant derived from hops. It belongs to a family of chemicals called flavonoids found in fruits and vegetables that are known to have anti-cancer properties.