New Jersey’s Cape May Brewing Co. is releasing its "Demisemiseptcentennial Ale" on Jan. 25 to celebrate the founding of Villanova
New Jersey's Cape May Brewing Co. is releasing its "Demisemiseptcentennial Ale" on Jan. 25 to celebrate the founding of Villanova University. (Morguefile)

Brewery honors university's 175th anniversary

CAPE MAY, N.J. — The co-owners of New Jersey's Cape May Brewing Co. are honoring the 175th anniversary of their alma mater with a uniquely named commemorative brew.

KYW-TV reports the Jersey shore-based microbrewery is releasing its "Demisemiseptcentennial Ale" on Jan. 25 to celebrate the founding of Villanova University.

Co-owners Ryan Krill and Chris Henke first met as freshmen at the suburban Philadelphia school in 2001.

Christine Quisenberry, Villanova's director of presidential initiatives and events, says the university wanted to involve alumni in its yearlong celebration of the milestone anniversary.

The beer is a classic pale ale brewed with sampling of German Pilsner malt, the brewery's house ale yeast strain and a hefty dose of hops. It's been described as an easy-drinking draft that's perfect for cheering on the defending national champion and top-ranked Wildcats this basketball season.

Going bananas? Israeli zoo scrambles to find missing monkey

JERUSALEM — Israel's largest zoo is scrambling to find a monkey who swung out of a tree and escaped from the wildlife park near Tel Aviv.

The "Safari," located in the adjacent city of Ramat Gan, is asking the public to help find Kuner, a 17-year-old wedge-capped capuchin monkey who fled on Monday — likely after a fight with rival males in his enclosure.


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Spokeswoman Sagit Horowitz says the 6.6-pound Kuner is about the size of a cat and poses no danger. She urged people to be careful if they see him and avoid making loud noises that could scare him away.

Kuner briefly escaped 11 years ago, when a storm knocked over a tree trunk that he used as a bridge to walk away. He returned shortly afterward.

Associated Press