Here are some interesting beer stories:
-- The website Good Beer Hunting has a story titled "As Ohio Goes, So Goes the Nation -- Cleveland Edition." "It's not the most mature market in the country; it's not even the most mature market in the region," author Kyle Kastranec writes. "But Cleveland, with its fleet of fledgling and developing breweries, is becoming a bellwether for national trends and craft beer's narrative arc across the country." Kastranec is writing Columbus and Cincinnati profiles, as well. To read the full Cleveland report, click here.
-- Queen City Fresh reports on the "Battle of the Local Beers II" at the Firehouse Grill in Blue Ash. The event will feature 16 Cincinnati-area breweries. For more details, click here.
-- WTDN in Dayton reports on the craft beer growth in the community, specifically talking with Warped Wing Brewing Co. and Dayton Brew Tours. “I believe firmly that the craft beer scene is alive and well,” Joe Waizmann, president of Warped Wing, says. “And it is growing by leaps and bounds.” To see the full report, click here.
-- The Dayton Daily News reports on the beer-infused menu at Lucky's Taproom and Eatery. “Seventy-five percent of it (the food) is easily made with it,” owner Drew Trick says. “We’ve been gradually working in the beer.” To read the full story, click here.