Recently our local paper, The Free Lance-Star has been running articles on the craft beer scene. The articles are pulled from news services, rather than written in-house. I suspect someone on the staff has an interest in craft beer.
Beer makers spice up offerings for autumn - Pour Yourself A Pumpkin (9/26/2007)
Discusses pumpkin beers. Weyerbacher Brewing Co. and Shipyard Brewing Co. get mentions.
Dinner that calls for wine can say 'beer' (9/26/2007)
The author talks about "The Brewmaster's Table" by Garrett Oliver.
Oktoberfest beers alive and well (10/3/2007)
Talks about the popularity of Märzen / Oktoberfest style beers.
HOPPY TRAILS TO YOU SEARCHING FOR SUDS - Wine tours? Nah. Not for beer snobs (10/13/2007)
Travelling to breweries and festivals.
Coincidence or an interested staffer? In any event, it's great to see craft beer getting some press time in front of the general public.