Here are some interesting beer stories:
-- The Toledo Free Press reports on Buckeye Beer now being available in a can -- the first time that's happened in 42 years. “Canning is really the trend in craft beer right now,” Maumee Bay Brewing manager Shannon Mohr told the newspaper. “There are obvious environmental benefits and administrative benefits as it is a lot less expensive to ship.” To read the full story, click here.
-- The Newark Advocate reports on the opening of Bucks Brewing Co., a new nanobrewery. “I enjoy the whole craft beer thing,” owner and brewer Clark Myers told the newspaper. “It’s very cool giving someone a beer that you made.” To read the full story, click here.
-- The website Drink Up Columbus is helping to run a contest to name a beer in a new serial novel called Capital Offense. To read about the effort, click here.
-- A new study by the Conference Board of Canada says that beer is a major economic engine for the country. The beer economy supports one out of every 100 Canadian jobs and generates $5.8 billion in government revenue, says the study From Farm to Glass: The Value of Beer in Canada. To read the full report, click here.