Here are some interesting beer stories:
-- Columbus Alive! reports on whether tap handles sell more beer. "“People do order based on tap handles, more than you’d expect,” Collin Castore, co-owner of Seventh Son Brewing Co and Bodega, told the paper. “With all the handles at Bodega … I always encourage people to order from the list, but there are still the people who go, ‘What’s that one?" To read the full story, click here.
-- Cincinnati CityBeat reports on 50 West Brewing Co. "Craft beer’s a big deal and the other thing that everybody’s talking about is local,” co-owner Bobby Slattery told the weekly paper. “Chris Goodin, who is over at Arthur’s, was one of the first people in this city (to turn) all his tap handles over to local. I remember when he did it. It’s gutsy, but I thought he was on to something." To read the full story, click here.
-- The website Examiner.com reports on Actual Brewing Co., a new production brewery in Columbus. Writer Amanda Forbes focused on co-owner and brewer Fred Lee. "This guy with his Grisly Adams mountain man beard is probably one of the smartest, most articulate people you'll ever have the opportunity to speak with and there is hardly a subject you can throw at him where he won't have some knowledge or at least an opinion about it," she writes. To read the full story, click here.