Wednesday Feb 19
Beer story sampler
The Cincinnati Business Courier reports that Boston Beer Co. is spending nearly $6 million to expand its Samuel Adams brewery in Cincinnati.
Detroit Free Press
Short's is latest Michigan brewer to feed craft beer wave with expansion, new jobs
Michigan's craft beer boomlet continues to roll, as Short's Brewing announces plans Wednesday for a $3-million expansion of its brewery and bottling operations in Elk Rapids, including the purchase of 2acres of adjacent property for further growth.
Crain's Detroit Business
Atwater brews out-of-state expansion plan; its craft stays home
By the time the truck carrying 2,100 cases of Atwater Brewing Co. 's Dirty Blonde Ale reaches the South by Southwest music and film festival in Austin, Texas, next month, the Detroit-based brewery will be in the final planning stages for construction of an 80,000-square-foot brewing facility there.
Elk Rapids teenager attains a top 36 ACT score
The Traverse City Record-Eagle reports that Austin Wolfgram took the test last month on the same day his father had brain surgery for cancer.