Here are some interesting beer stories:
-- WKYC in Cleveland profiles Thirsty Dog Brewing Co. "Everyone that work here on our core team is here – they're here first to make great beer," co-owner John Najeway says. "I think that's the first and foremost thing, if you asked any of them – they love to make beer." To read the full story, click here.
-- WCPO in Cincinnati and Cincinnati beer bloggers offer up their recommendations for bottle shops. Jesse Folk of WCPO suggests Party Town. To read the full rundown, click here.
-- USA Today reports on craft beer trends, which are leaning more sour, less boozy and collaborations. "Over the last 150 to 200 years, beers got kind of mainlined into a very clean and consistent product," Greg Engert, beer director of Bluejacket brewery, says. "A lot of craft brewers today are interested in making crisp and clean full-favored lagers, hop-driven IPAs (India Pale Ales) and pale ales, but also want to showcase that wild side of beer." To read the full story, click here.
-- The Motley Fool reports on earnings by the Boston Beer Co. "Make no mistake: Boston Beer is the king of the craft-beer market at the current time," author Philip Saglimbeni writes. To read the full story, click here.