Here are some interesting beer-related stories:
-- The Athens Messenger reports that Jackie O's Pub & Brewery received the 2012 Jon Sparhawk Small Business of the Year award from the Athens Area Chamber of Commerce. To read the full story, click here.
-- Website Drink Up Columbus reports on a Columbus Brewing Co. release party today (Feb. 15) for Creeper, the brewery's imperial India pale ale. To read the report, click here.
-- Reuters reports that Anheuser-Busch InBev has revised the terms of its $20.1 billion takeover of Mexico's Grupo Modelo in hopes of ending U.S. Department of Justice concerns that the deal would mean higher prices for U.S. beer drinkers. To read the full story, click here.