Here are some interesting beer stories:
-- The website Cleveland Food and Brews has a pretty comprehensive review -- both the positive and negative -- from last weekend's World Beer Festival. "To me, the World Beer Fest got off to a rocky start here in Cleveland," Bradley Gillette wrote. "Sure there were some highlights to the event, but there were many aspects of the event which need to improve if the event comes back to Cleveland next year and expects the support of the local craft beer lovers here in Cleveland." To read the full review, click here.
-- Warren County in southwest Ohio is welcoming back beer to its county fair for the second year. To read the story, click here.
-- Nebraska is launching a study about how the state can help craft brewers. "Many of the laws were built around an industry that was quite a bit bigger," Paul Kavulak, co-owner of the Nebraska Brewing Co. and president of the Nebraska Craft Brewers Guild, told the Associated Press. "We're just trying to create a nurturing atmosphere." To read the full story, click here.
-- The Times Herald-Record in New York reports on gas chain Sunoco expanding its Craft Beer Exchange. Sunoco gas stations in many locations in New York state sell draft beer. "It gives our brand some more promotion," Paul Halayko, president of the Newburgh Brewing Co., told the newspaper. To read the full story, click here.
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