Here are some interesting beer stories:
-- The Dayton Daily News reports that Eudora Brewing Co., a brewpub and brew-on-premise operation, hopes to open Oct. 18 in Kettering. "It's every homebrewer's dream to open something like this, and I'm incredibly lucky to have the opportunity," founder Neil Chabut told the newspaper. To read the full story, click here (you have to have a subscription to the newspaper.)
-- Columbus Business First reports that Hofbrauhaus may be looking at Columbus. The German brewer has already announced plans to open in Cleveland. To read the full report, click here.
-- Men's Journal magazine reports on "The 24 Best Beers in America," including a couple made in Ohio. Among the top picks are Great Lakes Edmund Fitzgerald Porter and Samuel Adams Boston Lager. To see the full list, click here.
-- Bloomberg reports that Wal-Mart is so keen on becoming the country's biggest beer retailer that it's selling many brands at cost. "We continue to look for opportunities to invest in price," Wal-Mart U.S. chief Bill Simon said at a Goldman Sachs conference last week, as quoted by Bloomberg. "A great example for us is adult beverages. We have been continuing to move prices lower on that and seeing returns in the form of market-share gains in that category." To read the full story, click here.
-- CBC News reports that Molson and Labatt have announced plans to introduce beers infused with caffeine. Molson will sell Kick, while Labatt will release Shok. To read the full story, click here. ----
-- Young adults value art but are more likely to bypass art museums and galleries, according to new study commissioned by Beck's Beer. The Beck's State of the Arts Study concluded that "art exposure is increasingly less conventional in the age of social media and perpetual photo sharing. Americans don't limit their intake to museums and galleries. They are accessing art through new venues and mediums." To read the full report, click here.