Here are some interesting Ohio-related beer stories (because I can't write them all):
• The Dayton Daily News reports that Warped Wing Brewing Co. is on fire — literally. A small fire this week knocked out the kitchen for a few days. No one was injured. To read the full story, click here.
• Drink Up Columbus reports that Seventh Son Brewing will celebrate its sixth anniversary on Saturday. (April 20) To read the full story, click here.
• Rhinegest Brewery shares the story of Truth IPA, its flagship beer. "How Truth achieved this hallowed status, how it grew from humble kitchen creation to fridge staple to the best-selling IPA in the state of Ohio, is a story worth hearing," the brewery writes. To read the full story, click here.
• Drink Up Columbus reports that Lineage Brewing will celebrate its fourth anniversary on April 27. To read the full story, click here.
• Pat's Pints reports on a day spent touring the growing Licking County craft brewery scene. "Nothing too deep but some food for thought if you are considering a similar day out," Patrick Woodward writes. To read the full story, click here.
• Cleveland.com reports that La Plaza Taqueria is joining Terrestrial Brewing as its permanent kitchen. "We're going to shape things up to provide a dining experience rather than a vendor experience," brewer and co-founder Ralph Sgro says. To read the full story, click here.
• Cleveland.com reports on Secret Hopper, a Nofolk, Virginia-based program that's similar to mystery shopping but for craft breweries. "I really learned when you're at an event or out at dinner it's more than the food in front of you; it's about the whole experience," founder Andrew Coplon says. The program is active in Ohio. To read the full story, click here.
• The Dayton Daily News reports that Budweiser is creating a commemorative can for the Cincinnati Reds baseball team. To read the full story, click here.
• The Gnarly Gnome reports that the first phase of the Brewing Heritage Trail will open April 26 in Cincinnati. "In addition to sharing the history via signage and way finding – they have public art installations, digital experiences, and guided tours that add to the experience," the website says. "In addition, the project includes ongoing programming of speakers, gallery exhibits, research and promotion of the brewing history and families that make this city’s beer past so spectacular. It’s a showcase of who this city was, who this city is, and who this city will always be… a beer town." To read the full story, click here.