Here are some interesting Ohio beer stories (because I can't write them all):

-- The Toledo Blade previews the 12th annual Glass City Beer Festival, which takes place Friday. (March 2) “A lot of people have the impression of craft beer as dark and strong or bitter and hoppy, but there are subtle styles out there,” co-chair Paul Traver says. “A blonde ale is a great way to get introduced to craft beer. It is not overpowering and doesn’t have that bitterness. Hefeweizen is really approachable. So start with the blonde, then hefeweizen, then some of the amber ales.” To read the full story, click here.

-- 12abc Action News in Toledo profiles Chris Harris of Black Frog Brewery as one of the few African-American brewers in the country. "To me, beer is first and foremost," he says. "I want people to think about my beer, before they think about the color of my skin." To watch the story, click here.

-- The Hamilton Journal-News reports on the Cincy Brew Bus launching a Butler County specific brewery tour starting April 14. “We feel like the area has so much to offer and we are trying to promote more tourism and activities surrounding breweries in every region of the Greater Cincinnati area,” bus founder Mike Stokes says. To read the full story, click here.

-- The Gnarly Gnome reports on Streetside Brewery's One Hit Wonders series. To read the full story, click here.

-- reports on the second Summit Brew Path. The passport program kicks off March 10. To read the full story, click here.

-- The Akron Legal News reports on the new Akronym Brewing Co. that is opening in downtown Akron. "We will try to make beers that people coming through the doors will like, but we aren’t trying purposely to make anything but good beer," co-founder Joshua Blubaugh says. To read the full story, click here.