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In Vein: Hydrate Me provides hangover prevention, relief

March 27, 2017, No comments

It’s St. Patrick’s Day 2017, and I’m on a mission: to get really, really drunk. Not to honor my Irish heritage — my red hair is a ...

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Rambling House releases bottled Moscow Mule

March 22, 2017, 2 Comments

Rambling House is expanding from soda to spirits with the recent release of a new bottled cocktail. The bottled beverage is a Moscow Mule crafted with ...


New Belgium bringing Tour de Fat to Columbus

March 22, 2017, No comments

New Belgium Brewing’s Tour de Fat is back for its 18th season and heading to Columbus this year for the first time. The traveling philanthropic beer ...

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Amazon Prime Now adds alcohol delivery

March 18, 2017, No comments

Amazon already fulfills almost all of my material needs through Prime, sometimes even my most urgent needs through Prime Now, Amazon’s 1-2 hour ...

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Land-Grant launches beer education series

March 16, 2017, No comments

If you would like to learn more about beer and the process of brewing it, The Land-Grant Brewing Company’s new educational series is for you. La ...

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Drink and donate to help victims of domestic violence

March 16, 2017, No comments

Columbus craft beer clubs Brews ‘n Betties and Girls Pint Out are teaming up for an event to help women who are coping with domestic abuse. The ...

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Karate Cowboy bringing production to Columbus

March 10, 2017, No comments

Locally owned spirits brand Karate Cowboy is bringing production of their products to Columbus. Parent company Revolution Experiment will soon begin p ...

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St. Pat’s parties in Columbus

March 9, 2017, No comments

St. Patrick’s Day provides the perfect excuse to day drink and keep the party going into the wee hours of the morning. Here in Columbus, the luck of ...

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Local brewers team up for International Women’s Collaboration Brew Day

March 8, 2017, No comments

You may think of big beards when you think of brewers, but nary a facial follicle was present this morning at the mash in for International Women̵ ...

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BrewDog sets sights higher with addition of hotel

March 7, 2017, No comments

Just 18 months ago, the renowned Scottish brewer BrewDog bought 42 acres in Canal Winchester as the site for their new North American brewery. An aggr ...


Wine tasting this week to benefit Kaleidoscope Youth Center

March 6, 2017, No comments

What could be better than wine for a worthy cause? This Thursday, Vue Columbus will host a wine tasting benefitting Kaleidoscope Youth Center, a non-p ...


Actual Brewing hosting second annual adult science fair

February 27, 2017, No comments

Actual Brewing will host their second annual immature amateur science fair this Saturday. Several science stations are planned for the event. “W ...


Big changes in the works for Kindred

February 24, 2017, No comments

Kindred will be busy this year rolling out new beers, a new food concept, and a new taproom. Oh, and a new name — Kindred Artisan Ales is becoming K ...

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Takeaways from Ohio University’s brewers panel

February 24, 2017, No comments

Entrepreneurs from five Ohio breweries, distilleries and cider houses participated in a panel with Ohio University’s Center for Entrepreneurship on ...

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Terrapin Beer now available in Ohio

February 23, 2017, No comments

Georgia’s Terrapin Beer Company is now available in Ohio through Superior Beverage Group. Terrapin was founded in Athens, Georgia in 2002. Tenth ...

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Drunk Brunch: Biscuit & Branch

February 21, 2017, 2 Comments

I’m not sure where the “branch” in new Short North restaurant Biscuit & Branch’s name comes from*, but after devouring se ...

Hi Wire Brewing

Hi-Wire launches Ohio distribution

February 20, 2017, No comments

Hi-Wire Brewing out of Asheville, North Caroline is launching distribution in Ohio this week. The brewery has tapped Premium Beverage as their distrib ...

Eclipse Craft Beer Hall

Eclipse Craft Beer Hall opening in Athens

February 20, 2017, No comments

Athens may soon have another reason to become Ohio’s bike and brew destination hot spot. Eclipse Company Store Craft Beer Hall will open to the publ ...

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Pigskin launching cans and celebrating two year anniversary

February 15, 2017, No comments

Pigskin Brewing is celebrating two years of beers with an anniversary party this weekend. “In our Sophomore season, we brewed tens of different ...

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Get the details on BrewDog’s Columbus taproom

February 10, 2017, No comments

The highly anticipated bar and restaurant at BrewDog’s new U.S. brewing HQ in Canal Winchester will open its doors later this month. The bar, ca ...

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Random Precision to specialize in sours

February 7, 2017, No comments

Jason Grable hopes to fill a niche in the Columbus craft beer market when he opens his sour-specific brewery Random Precision this spring. Grable, who ...

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Bob’s Bar hosting 15th Anniversary Extravaganza

February 6, 2017, No comments

In 2002, brothers Rich and Chris Beck turned a 25-year old neighborhood bar into a cutting-edge craft beer bar, one of the first in Columbus. Bob’s ...

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New owners of Powell Village Winery share plans for 2017

February 3, 2017, No comments

Powell Village Winery is starting off the new year under new ownership. Dana and Ken Waldron purchased the winery in December from Jeff and Gina Kirby ...

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Elevator releasing Horny Goat Bourbon Barrel-Aged Porter

February 2, 2017, 1 Comment

Elevator Brewing will release bottles of their bourbon barrel-aged porter Horny Goat at an event this weekend featuring a real live goat. Three limite ...

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Gahanna debuts Ohio Herbal Cocktail Trail

January 30, 2017, 3 Comments

Did you know that Gahanna is Ohio’s herb capital? Did you even know there was such a thing as an “herb capital”? To help promote the ...

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Local brewers immortalized in 3D scanned tap handles

January 24, 2017, 6 Comments

A Franklinton technology company has used their tech to have a little fun with the local craft beer scene, crafting custom tap handles of 20 Columbus ...

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Beer from Here: Wolf’s Ridge Rum Line Direwolf

January 23, 2017, No comments

I am of the belief that if you have two awesome things, and you smash them together with enough conviction and black magic, no less that double the aw ...

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Ohio spirits shine at North Market Mix & Shake

January 23, 2017, No comments

The Ohio Distiller’s Guild and North Market will spotlight Ohio spirits at the second annual Mix & Shake on February 18. This after-hours e ...

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Beer from Here: Kindred Salvage Porter

January 17, 2017, 1 Comment

There isn’t much that can be said about a porter that hasn’t already been said many times before. I’ve tried. To me, the porter is a ...

Ram Brewery

Four new brews debuting this week at The Ram

January 16, 2017, No comments

The Ram Restaurant and Brewery will debut four new brews this Tuesday in their Short North taproom. The Ram is a family-owned West Coast brewery chain ...

Sideswipe Brewing

Sideswipe hosting celebration for third anniversary

January 14, 2017, No comments

Sideswipe Brewing will celebrate its three-year anniversary with an event at their taproom on January 28. Sideswipe will feature twelve beers at the e ...

Twenty Nine Brewpub

Beer is better with cupcakes at 29 Brewpub in Marion

January 12, 2017, No comments

If you like cupcakes and beer (we assume you like the latter) then it’s time for a road trip. Head north on Route 23, just 40 minutes beyond the I-2 ...


Seventh Son to expand production and debut new concept

January 11, 2017, No comments

Seventh Son Brewing has big things in the works for the New Year, announcing this week plans to expand their current brewery, partner with a distribut ...


Former scientists, stay-at-home dads celebrate two years of DogBerry Brewery

January 9, 2017, No comments

What do you get when you take two former scientists and give them an open garage, some brewing equipment, and the task of being stay-at-home dads? The ...


Drunk Brunch: Rockmill Tavern

January 9, 2017, No comments

Rockmill Brewery’s new Brewery District restaurant and bar, Rockmill Tavern, recently rolled out brunch service, and as an avid admirer of Rockm ...


Review: Fizzics beer dispenser

January 5, 2017, 1 Comment

If you like to watch Shark Tank, you may remember a beer dispenser called “Fizzics” that was presented to the Sharks a few weeks ago. A be ...