Here are some interesting beer stories:
-- Columbus Underground reports on the upcoming move and expansion by Zauber Brewing Co. "Our mission is to take our craft beer all over the country," owner and brewer Geoff Towne told the website. "We take our product and its integrity seriously; we’re in it to acquire a foothole. What’s better than to try and be the largest and best microbrew? We hope to be in the middle of it." To read the full story, click here.
-- Advertising Age reports that MillerCoors will release a higher alcohol beer called Miller Fortune next year to compete with Bud Light Platinum. To read the full story, click here.
-- The Oregonian reports on Sly Fox Brewing from Pennsylvania releasing a wide-mouth can. Basically, the entire top of the can comes off, allowing you to drink the beer like it's from a glass. To read the full report, click here.
-- Time magazine reports on the craft vs. crafty debate. "Over the course of covering the rapidly expanding craft beer world, it’s become clear that the field hasn’t merely grown more crowded, but far more complicated as well," author Brad Tuttle writes. "For many, one of the big attractions to craft beer is that it’s created by brewmasters who are passionate first and foremost about beer, not profits or business plans. Yet over the years, as the number of players have doubled and doubled again, the craft scene has undeniably become big business." To read the full story, click here.