Columbus Mayor Michael Coleman met this week with Stone officials in California, the newspaper says.
The Escondido, Calif., brewer has been on the prowl for a spot to open a brewery east of the Mississipi River and was accepting proposals from communities into March. It's unclear how serious Stone is about Columbus -- or any other location for that matter. The brewery has been mum about the process and declined to comment to the newspaper.
Stone has a significant Ohio tie. Co-founder Greg Koch is from Pataskala, Ohio.
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