Here are some interesting beer-related stories:
-- The website Hoperatives.com has a video on the new Rhinegeist Brewery, which opened last weekend in Cincinnati. To see the report, click here.
-- The website Drink Up Columbus reports on a new brewery hoping to open in the state capital. Pigskin Brewing Co. is trying to raise $15,000 on the website CrowdBrewed.com. To read the story, click here.
-- The Bridge Magazine reports on the tremendous growth of the craft brewery industry in Michigan. “I have no idea how many breweries are under construction,” Scott Graham, executive director of the Michigan Brewers Guild, told the magazine. “I used to know about everyone." The group estimates that there are now 140 breweries in the state. To read the full story, click here.
-- Tired of hoppy beers? The website The Daily Meal recommends "7 Beers That Buck the Hoppy Beer Trend." "Recently, it was suggested that the trend toward overly hopped beers is discouraging new beer drinkers," author Clare Goggin Sivits writes. "The amount of bitterness that hops lend to beer, whether it be on a grassy and earthy hop or more citrus-focused, can be a bit of a challenge for those who aren't used to it. You could say it's an acquired taste but some people may never really 'acquire' it." To read the full story, click here. "