Here are a couple interesting beer-related stories:
-- The News-Herald newspaper has a report on the Granite City Food & Brewery opening in the Legacy Village shopping area in suburban Cleveland. It will be the Minnesota-based chain's second site in Ohio, with the other being in suburban Toledo. Granite City hopes to open in the summer. "Cleveland is a natural extension of our footprint," company president Steve Wagenheim toldl the newspaper. "Our focus is to develop up I-75 from Nashville to Detroit. We're looking forward to operating in Cleveland. We're very honored, truly, to have an address that has the prestige of Legacy Village. Our food is very distinct and we're very much into craveability. We think we're coming in with a dynamic food product and great beer." To read the full story, click here. To
-- The website First We Feast has put together a list of the 20 most influential beers of all time, as chosen by a panel of nine beer writers and industry folks. The list includes New Albion Ale, Fuller's London Pride, Anchor Steam and Sierra Nevada Pale Ale. To check out the entire rundown, click here.