Here are some interesting beer stories:

-- The Cleveland Plain Dealer reports on Odell Brewing Co. in Colorado making The Daily Mail's list of the best breweries in the country. The Cleveland connection? Odell Brewing is co-owned by former Clevelander Wynne Odell. To read the full story, click here.

-- The Epoch Times reports on a University of Connecticut study that shows beer-makers violate their own guidelines when it comes to advertising their brands to young people. Researchers examined nearly 300 beer ads televised from 1999 to 2008 during NCAA college basketball tournaments. "The self-regulation process, whether its being deliberately or inadvertently violated, is not working to protect young people, the study's lead author Dr. Thomas Babor said. To read the full story, click here.

-- The Oregonian recommends a few helpful beer apps, specifically Untappd, Pintley and TapHunter. To read the short review, click here.

-- The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reports that the craft beer scene is booming in Alaska. Alaska ranks fourth in breweries per capita, just ahead of Colorado and behind only Vermont, Oregon and Montana, the newspaper reports. To read the full story, click here.