Here are some interesting beer stories:
-- The Dayton Business Journal shares a video on Warped Wing Brewing in Dayton. The new brewery has started production. To watch the video, click here.
-- Columbus Alive! reports that Seventh Son Brewing in Columbus has released its first two bottled beers: an imperial stout and barleywine. To read a short story, click here.
-- Drink Up Columbus reports on the first Lancaster Winter BrewFest, which is set Jan. 11. Ten Ohio breweries are participating. To read the full story, click here.
-- Fox News reports on nine great winter beers and includes Great Lakes Christmas Ale on its list. "The winter seasonals tend to be richer and darker, and they’re just the thing to give you a much-needed warm, toasty feeling inside," author Erik Berte writes. To read the full story, click here.
-- The Baltimore Post-Examiner offers up 10 beer predictions for 2014. Among them? Anheuser-Busch InBev will start the process of merging and a prominent brewer will announce plans to run for public office. To read the full story, click here.
-- CSPnet.com reports that dollar stores are expanding into alcohol. Dollar General and 99¢ Only stores have been introducing beer and wine in Arizona and California, and plans are in the works for alcohol to spread to dollars stores in Nevada and beyond, the website says. To read the full report, click here.