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12:00 pm
Fri May 23, 2014

There's a New Arrival at the Louisville Zoo: Beer

The Louisville Zoo
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This weekend, the Louisville Zoo will have a new beverage option at some of its concession areas.

One for parents.

The zoo will begin selling beer  Saturday at its African Outpost, Walkabout Café and the Ville Grille venues.

Spokeswoman Kyle Shepherd says the addition of year-round beer sales will help boost revenues, and officials are confident it won’t disrupt the zoo’s family atmosphere.   

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Local News
3:25 pm
Thu June 6, 2013

The West Sixth-Magic Hat Dispute Concludes

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BURLINGTON, Vt. — Vermont's Magic Hat brewery says a dispute with a Kentucky brewery over its corporate logo has been resolved.

Magic Hat had sued West Sixth Brewing for trademark infringement over its logo that has a numeral 6 and a star-like symbol. Magic Hat said it was too much like its No. 9 beer label, which has a 9 and a star-like symbol.

The Burlington Free Press reports that West Sixth's co-founder had called the dispute an example of a large corporation trying to bully a smaller company.

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6:01 am
Fri May 24, 2013

Lexington Brewery West Sixth Locked In Trademark Dispute With Magic Hat Brewing Co.

The West Sixth logo.
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A trademark dispute between Lexington's West Sixth Brewing Co. and the Vermont brewer Magic Hat has gone viral on social media, sparked by a lawsuit filed last week by Magic Hat.

The dispute regards two circular logos formed around numbers. In the suit, Magic Hat—owned by the Costa Rica-based Florida Ice & Farm—claims the similarity between them is causing confusion for consumers.

Ben Self, co-owner of Lexington’s year-old West Sixth Brewing Co., says that argument doesn’t hold up.

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4:51 pm
Tue July 3, 2012

Kentucky Brewers Team Up

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A group of Kentucky beer brewers have joined together to give themselves a louder voice in state matters.

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