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

• The Dayton Daily News reports on a major expansion of Dayton Beer Co., including a distillery and rooftop bar. “We look forward to growing not only our physical operations and presence here at DBC, but the Webster Station neighborhood, the newly announced Canal Entertainment District, and downtown Dayton as a whole,” brewery founder Peter Hilgeman says. To read the full story, click here.

• The Cincinnati Business Courier reports that Rivertown Brewing Co. in Middletown is facing more than $1 million in lawsuits from creditors and vendors. To read the full story, click here.

• Scene Magazine profiles Twin Oast Brewing in Catawba Island. "For those of us not fortunate enough to own a little slice of the heaven that is Catawba Island, the peninsula merely is the place one parks his or her car before embarking for Put-In-Bay via the Miller Ferry," author Douglas Trattner writes. "But since Twin Oast Brewing opened its doors last year, many revelers are deciding to swap South Bass Island, where the beer is expensive, the crowds thick and the return ferry nauseating, for once-sleepy Catawba." To read the full story, click here.

• Baltimore Magazine reports that MadTree Brewing Co. co-founder Jeff Hunt is helping to launch the Ministry of Brewing in Baltimore. The brewery will be located in the former St. Michael's Church. To read the full story, click here.

• Craftbeer.com recommends "12 Beers That Taste Like ... Beer!" Among those recommended by Dayton-based writer David Nilsen are two Ohio brands: Warped Wing Trotwood and Christian Moerlein Original Lager. To read the full story, click here.

• Hop Culture chats with Hoof Hearted can designer Thom Lessner. "There’s no gap between where Hoof Hearted ends and Thom Lessner begins; Lessner is just as much a part of the Hoof Hearted identity as any other employee," author John A. Paradiso wrote. "The beer would be just as delicious, the trip to the Hoof Hearted would be just as memorable, but Lessner’s goofy art ties the experience together. "To read the full story, click here.

• Pellicle magazine profiles Branch and Bone Artisan Ales in Dayton. “They’re putting out beers that are unlike any others in Dayton,” says Sara Stathes, who co-owns The Barrel House bar. To read the full story, click here.

• The Gnarly Gnome reports that Queen City Brewing in Blue Ash is closing. To read the full story, click here.

• Columbus Business First reports on the opening of Gemut Biergarten. To read the full story, click here.

• Drink Up Columbus reports that Homestead Beer Co. in Heath will host its fifth annual Wing Wars on Aug. 25. To read the full story, click here.