Here are some interesting beer stories:
-- The Cleveland Plain Dealer reports on how Great Lakes Brewing Co. is being squeezed in the Ohio City neighborhood. "At some point, the beer will have to spill onto nearby property," author Michelle Jarboe McFee writes. "Or the company will need to expand to other sites, farther afield from its landlocked headquarters." To read the full story, click here.
-- The Cleveland Plain Dealer reports on the BottleHouse Brewery in Cleveland Heights expanding into mead. "We are the first mead hall in Northeast Ohio," co-owner Brian Benchek says. "That means not only do we make mead on site, but customers can enjoy a glass in our tasting room as well." To read the full story, click here.
-- Scene Magazine reports on nine local beers that Clevelanders should know about. They include Great Lakes Chillwave and Buckeye Hippie IPA. To see the full slideshow, click here.
-- The Associated Press reports on how big brewers MillerCoors and Anheuser-Busch are trying to reduce how much water they use. "Water is just critical to us," MillerCoors sustainability chief Kim Marotta says. "Looking ahead, we needed to find a way to brew more beer but use less water." To read the full story, click here.
-- The Beverage Trade Network interviews Adam Lambert, vice president of sales at Dogfish Head Craft Brewery, about how to grow a brewery. Among his tips are to know your audience and not try to grow too fast. To read the full interview, click here.