Here are some interesting beer stories:
-- The Columbus Dispatch reports on the Beer Camp Across America one-day beer festivals. The closest one to Ohio is in Chicago and Elevator Brewing and Columbus Brewing will be there. To read the full story, click here.
-- The Washington City Paper reports on a couple who have tried 25,000 different beers. Bob and Ellie Tupper started keeping tasting notes in 1979. To read the full story, click here.
-- Everything On Tap reports that Founders Brewing Co. is expanding in a big way. The Michigan brewery just completed a $26 million expansion, but is planning another $25 million expansion that will boost capacity to 600,000 barrels a year. To read the full story, click here.
-- BloombergBusinessweek reports that domestic light beer sales are falling fast. the Shanken News Daily predicts that those sales in the U.S. will hit a 10-year low next year. To read the full report, click here.
-- Paste conducts a Q&A with artist Phineas X Jones who designs some odd beer labels for Half Acre Brewing Co. "... A guy who saw one of my prints happened to run a brewery and asked me to do a label and then another one and then 50 or 70 more things and that brings us up to the present day more or less," he says. To read the full Q&A, click here.
-- KARE TV in Minnesota reports on the best Minnesota summer beers, highlighting Lift Bridge, Bent Paddle, Indeed, Boom Island and Rock Bottom breweries. To watch the report, click here.