Here are some interesting Ohio beer stories:

-- Cleveland.com reports on the ongoing efforts to create a beer trail in Cuyahoga County. "When friends and family want to visit and say, 'What are we going to do in Cleveland?,' they can say, 'We've got this new beer trail,' " Emily Lauer of Destination Cleveland says. To read the full story, click here.

-- Fox 19 Now reports on the upcoming HighGrain Brewing planned for Silverton. “We’re opening a brewpub to treat beer and food as one, cohesive concept,” head brewer Matt Utter says. To read the full story, click here.

-- The Mansfield News Journal profiles the new Uniontown Brewing in Ashland. "It's awesome and I wish we'd done this years ago," owner Doug Reynolds says. To read the full story, click here.

-- CityBeat in Cincinnati has rolled out its Beer Issue, which takes a look at beer can designs, female brewers and craft philanthropy. To check out the stories, click here.

-- Drink Up Columbus reports on the upcoming fifth anniversary for Homestead Beer Co. in Heath. The brewery will host a party Feb. 10. To read the full story, click here.

-- The Dayton Daily News reports on homebrewer Andy Melchers who got a chance to brew a recipe at Warped Wing Brewing Co. He won a recent Dayton Regional Amateur Fermentation Technologists competition with a hoppy saison. To read the full story, click here.

-- The Canton Repository reports on Shale Brewing Co. "The idea here is fairly drinkable beers," brewer Jason Gasper-Hulvat says. "We want you to take your six-pack with you fishing." To read the full story, click here.

-- The Gnarly Gnome reports that West Side Brewing in Cincinnati is expanding distribution to Kentucky and looking into adding cans. To read the full story, click here.