Here are some interesting beer stories:
-- The Cincinnati Enquirer has put together an online quiz to test the knowledge of local beer drinkers. Be wary if you're not familar with the Queen City because the questions involve Cincinnati beers. To take the quiz, click here.
-- Columbus Alive! reports on the barrel-aging program at Barley's Brewing Co. "There’s so such material in the world of beer and the world of music that’s rich to mine, we’ll keep coming up with more ideas," brewmaster Angelo Signorino Jr. tells the publication. To read the full story, click here.
-- Team Marketing Report put together a graphic showing how expensive it is to buy a beer at each Major League Baseball stadium. They ranked teams on how costly the beer is per ounce. To see the graphic, click here.
-- The Denver Business Journal reports on IBISWorld's prediction that the craft beer craze will slow down. Craft breweries appear to be reaching a saturation point, analyst Hayden Shipp said. To read the full story, click here.
-- The Journal News reports on the beer battle for shelf space. "The burgeoning number of beer brands has turned local stores’ and distributors’ shelves into valuable real estate, posing challenges to newcomers who want to get their bottles in front of customers," author Ernie Garcia wrote. To read the full story, click here.
-- Guinness & Co. announced that it will release Guinness Red Harvest Stout, a new, limited edition seasonal beer this fall. "This new craft brew, which captures the spirit of the fall season, provides a change of pace from the array of pumpkin beers often available this time of year while incorporating centuries old Celtic traditions," a news release says. To read the full release, click here.