Here are some interesting Ohio beer stories:
-- The Scotsman reports that BrewDog, which now operates a brewery in Canal Winchester, has sold about a fifth of the company to private equity firm TSG Consumer Partners. “We recently shared our ambitious five-year plan with our equity punk shareholders, which included adding more capacity in Ellon and Columbus as well as building new breweries in Asia and Australia," co-founder James Watt says. "This deal will enable us to take our business, and our community’s investment in BrewDog, to the next level.” To read the full story, click here.
-- Cleveland Scene reports that Collision Bend Brewing Co. will open April 17. There will be eight house beers available, along with guest taps. To read the full story, click here.
-- The Columbus Dispatch reports that Columbus Brewing Co. will soon can its first beer. Columbus IPA will be sold at Ohio Stadium. To read the full story, click here.
-- Columbus Business First profiles the new Combustion Brewery & Taproom, which opens Saturday. (April 15) "It's now or never," founder and brewer Keith Jackson says. To read the full story, click here.
-- The Gnarly Gnome reports that the new Brink Brewing Co. in Cincinnati won two medals at the 2017 Denver International Beer Competition for The Bulldog and Moozie.To read the full report, click here.
-- The Lorain Morning Journal reports on the growth and relocation of the BrewFest Waterfront District. The event is set for Aug. 12 at Black River Landing. To read the full story, click here.