Here are a few interesting beer-related stories:

-- Cleveland Plain Dealer writer Marc Bona reports on a new Colorado television program that focuses on craft breweries. The show Colorado Brews has an Ohio connection. Charles Nuckolls, who's originally from Cincinnati and runs the production company Colorado Media Lab, came up with idea, the newspaper says. To read the full story, click here.

-- The Athens News reports on the continued growth of Jackie O's Pub & Brewery. Jackie O's, formerly just a brewpub, opened a production brewery earlier this year and is now distributing its beer. "Sometimes it feels like I'm just hanging on to the back of a speeding motorcycle," owner Art Oestrike told the newspaper. To read the full story, click here. 

-- The Boston Globe reports that the Boston Beer Co. has trademarked the name "Boston Strong" for the beer it makes for the Boston Marathon. To read the full story, click here.


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