Here are some interesting beer stories:



-- WCPO reports on a new beer festival coming in June to Washington Park in Cincinnati that will celebrate canned beer. The OTR Beerfest CANival will take place June 27. To read the full story, click here.



-- The Cincinnati Enquirer reports on Rivertown Brewing Co. refocusing on sour and wild beers and dumping some of its longtime brands. "I guarantee you (sours) are the next IPA," owner/brewer Jason Roeper says. "There's a huge demand." To read the full story, click here.



-- The Cincinnati Enquirer reports that Cincinnati Beer Week is moving next year. Instead of February, the annual beer celebration will take place in June. "Opening it to a summer month creates endless possibilities with outdoor events," Jason Brewer, one of the organizers, says. To read the full story, click here.



-- Drink Up Columbus reports on Firkin Ales launching a Kickstarter campaign to open in Columbus. The brewery would focus on cask conditioned ales and would be female-owned. To read the full story, click here.



-- Columbus Business First reports on Alpine Beer Co. hitting the Central Ohio market. Ohio will get six beers: Nelson, Hoppy Birthday, Duet, Alpine Ale, Captain Stout and McIlhenney’s Irish Red, the business publication says. To read the full story, click here.



-- Columbus Underground reports on The Daily Growler launching a Crowler truck. "The mobile Crowler truck will be a standard model food truck outfitted with a cooler, taps, and a Crowler serving station," the website says. "They plan to take the truck to music festivals, breweries, and private events where they can crowl beer on-site." To read the full story, click here.