Here are some interesting beer stories:
-- The Dayton Business Journal reports that Lock 27 Brewing Co. in Centerville is looking to expand. “I think our brand and our reputation are where we wanted to be, and the time is right for us,” owner Steve Barnhart told the publication. “We certainly have more demand than we could possibly fill." To read the full story, click here.
-- The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that Anheuser-Busch InBev is buying Blue Point Brewing Co. in New York. "More people will be able to drink our beers, and we're very excited about that," co-founder Peter Cotter told the newspaper. To read the full story, click here.
-- Columbus Underground reports on Actual Brewing Co. opening its tasting room. Author Ayana Wilson writes that the taproom "looks like your first college apartment. On purpose." To read the full story, click here.
-- The Brew Professor reports that the MadTree Sprye can is getting a color change from green to light blue. To read the report, click here.
-- Entrepreneur reports that the federal government has shut down a small Minnesota brewery's use of a drone to deliver beer to ice fishermen. Drones cannot be used for commercial purposes, according to the Federal Aviation Administration. To read the full story, click here.
-- The Atlantic Cities asks the question: Has Craft Beer Finally Gone Too Far? The publication offers up a 10-question quiz asking such queries as "No joke, there's beer made with yeast harvested from human (fill in the blank)." To read the story and take the quiz, click here.
-- NPR reports that researchers in Spain have developed a robotic taste-tester that can identify beer styles. To read the full story, click here.