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February 4, 2016, No comments

For nearly four decades Bob’s Bar has been tucked away in a small spot just south of the Graceland Shopping Center. For the first 25 years, it was your typical […]

kindred
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January 28, 2016, 1 Comment

After mashing in on their first batch yesterday, Kindred Artisan Ales are expected to hit the market next month. Max Lachowyn, a co-founder of Actual Brewing Co. and former brewer […]

Big Room Bar Beer
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January 12, 2016, No comments

There’s probably only one place in Columbus where you can enjoy live music, admire alt rock memorabilia, down a mimosas and nom on some bacon all at the same time, […]

Rockmill Brewery
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December 8, 2015, No comments

I don’t know much about real word Belgian-German relations, but let’s hope they’re friendly on the Columbus front; Rockmill Brewery announced Monday they’re planning a second brewing and tavern space […]

Restoration
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December 1, 2015, No comments

Jim Ellison’s Columbus Brew Adventures kicked off their newest brewery tour this past week. It heads north to Delaware County and includes the Daily Growler, Staas Brewing, Restoration Beer Worx, […]

Local Brewery Recipe Project
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November 4, 2015, No comments

‎Many professional brewers got their start as homebrewers, and conversely many homebrewers get their start in the hobby inspired by great beers from local brewers. The Winemakers Shop is bridging […]

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Weekend Wash Down: 2/5-2/7

February 5, 2016, No comments

Every Friday we share our top five picks for your weekend drinking – it’s time for the Weekend Wash Down! Barrel Aged Beer Tapping North High Brew ...

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Super Bowl Slice: Razz Wheat JELL-O Shots

February 4, 2016, No comments

It’s time for the Super Bowl! Take a break from watching all that football and those zany commercials, and indulge in something that will please ...

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Celebrating 14 years at The Cultural Hub of the Midwest

February 4, 2016, No comments

For nearly four decades Bob’s Bar has been tucked away in a small spot just south of the Graceland Shopping Center. For the first 25 years, it was y ...

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Drink Up Columbus on 10TV

February 4, 2016, No comments

10TV aired a great story last night showcasing Columbus craft beer, and you just might spot a few familiar faces in it! Check it out. full disclosure: ...

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February beer, wine and spirits events

February 3, 2016, No comments

February 4 Cosi After Dark – Love and Attraction COSI 5:30pm, $16, Tickets February 5 Brewer’s Challenge Pigskin Brewing Company 3pm, Free ...

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Beer Lists: Good Tools To Discover New Beers, Or Creations To Piss Me Off?

February 1, 2016, 1 Comment

Beer lists are genuinely fun to read. They give validation to what we are drinking, validation to our favorite breweries, validation to our favorite b ...

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February happy hour meetup at Arch City Tavern

February 1, 2016, 1 Comment

Join Drink Up Columbus for our next monthly happy hour meetup on Tuesday, February 16 at Arch City Tavern in the Short North! This month we’ll b ...

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Dahlia Bar & Lounge to bring a new concept to old “Garage Bar” location

January 30, 2016, No comments

147 Vine Street has hosted a number of restaurants and bars over the years; Adobe Grilas, Garage Bar from 2008-2015 and most recently Bucks & Puck ...

Four String

Weekend Wash Down: 1/29-1/31

January 29, 2016, No comments

Every Friday we share our top five picks for your weekend drinking – it’s time for the Weekend Wash Down! Jackie O’s tasting House Wine in W ...

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Short’s isn’t coming to Ohio… yet

January 29, 2016, 1 Comment

Short’s Brewing Company, the Michigan brewery boasting “Michigan only, Michigan forever” and distributing their in-demand beers only ...

Lost in the Woods

Lost in the Woods at St. James Tavern [GIVEAWAY]

January 28, 2016, 14 Comments

St. James Tavern is hosting an event next weekend featuring three special sours from New Belgium Brewing. A $25 ticket gets you a glass of New Belgium ...

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Kindred mashes in

January 28, 2016, 1 Comment

After mashing in on their first batch yesterday, Kindred Artisan Ales are expected to hit the market next month. Max Lachowyn, a co-founder of Actual ...

Zauber Taproom

Weekend Wash Down: 1/22-1/24

January 22, 2016, No comments

Every Friday we share our top five picks for your weekend drinking – it’s time for the Weekend Wash Down! Wolf’s Ridge Anniversary Party Wol ...

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Swig Swag: Capcatchers

January 21, 2016, No comments

About half the time when I crack the cap off a bottle of beer it falls to the floor, and when that happens I am usually too lazy to pick […]

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Bet on good brews at Brew Brothers

January 20, 2016, No comments

When Brew Brothers opened at the Scioto Downs Racino in late October, they were still waiting for permit approval, so it was late November before thei ...

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Commonhouse launching as Ohio’s first B Corp brewery

January 19, 2016, 1 Comment

Commonhouse Ales today announced plans to begin operations in Spring 2016 as Ohio’s first Certified B Corporation brewery. The brewery has set up a ...

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Buckeye Lake selling sixers

January 18, 2016, No comments

Buckeye Lake Brewery is adding stubby six-packs to their packaged lineup. The brewery recently released six-packs of Buckeye Lake Blonde as well as Wi ...

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Weekend Wash Down: 1/15-1/17

January 15, 2016, No comments

Every Friday we share our top five picks for your weekend drinking – it’s time for the Weekend Wash Down! Homestead Anniversary Party For their th ...

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Let’s talk about Sech’s

January 13, 2016, 1 Comment

A group of entrepreneurial students from OU and OSU have created a new alcoholic beverage adhering to the adage that Sech’s sells. “When w ...

Cupcake Mead Tasting

Cupcakes and Mead

January 13, 2016, No comments

Young’s Bakery and Brothers Drake are teaming up for a “sweet” evening of cupcakes and mead. Lemon Burst, Strawberry Lemonade, White ...

Big Room Bar Beer

Drunk Brunch: Big Room Bar

January 12, 2016, No comments

There’s probably only one place in Columbus where you can enjoy live music, admire alt rock memorabilia, down a mimosas and nom on some bacon al ...

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Beer from here: Smokehouse ess

January 11, 2016, 1 Comment

About a month ago, Smokehouse Brewing released a bottled beer, something they’ve only done once before in 17 years. And because they pretty much ...

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North High Brewing hits the can

January 11, 2016, No comments

Since opening as a brew-your-own-beer spot in 2012 on North High Street, North High Brewing has grown exponentially. In 2014, co-founders Gavin Meyers ...

Woodlands Tavern

January Happy Hour meetup at Woodlands Tavern

January 7, 2016, No comments

We took December off for the holidays but our monthly meetup series is back with our first happy hour meetup of 2016 on Thursday, January 21! Come out ...

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Four brewery anniversary parties to check out this month

January 7, 2016, 1 Comment

They say it’s your birthday. It’s my birthday too, yeah. They say it’s your birthday We’re gonna have a good time Apparently i ...

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January beer, wine and spirits events

January 5, 2016, No comments

January 7 COSI After Dark COSI 5:30-10pm, $14, Tickets January 8 Brooklyn Brewery tasting Crafted Drafts 6:30pm, Cost TBD, Information January 10 Bee ...

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Local breweries spotlighted in BeerAdvocate Magazine

January 4, 2016, No comments

Two central Ohio breweries received national recognition this month in the January issue of BeerAdvocate Magazine, issue #108. Out of 4000+ micro-brew ...

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Mike Byrne wants to school you

December 30, 2015, No comments

I was at a party last week when someone introduced me to their friend as a “beer critic.” I quickly corrected them saying that I was a bee ...

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Columbus ranked #14 city for beer drinkers

December 29, 2015, No comments

Columbus is the 14th best city for beer drinkers, according to a new ranking from financial software company SmartAsset. The study evaluates cities ba ...

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American Pie: Boozy Double Apple Pie Parfait recipe

December 29, 2015, No comments

Let’s put it out there: you love pie, but you’re lazy. It’s ok, no judgment. Sometimes you just don’t feel like coring 14 apples and making a ...

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High Gravity Hullabaloo tickets now on sale

December 21, 2015, No comments

The Columbus Craft Beer Alliance’s annual celebration of strong beers and smoked meats is back, and tickets are selling fast. Over two dozen Ohi ...

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Ultimate guide to New Year’s Eve in Columbus

December 16, 2015, No comments

Without a little planning, New Year’s Eve can be a stressful night. Packed bars and Uber surge prices threaten to make the supposedly festive ni ...

Lineage Brewing

Lineage launching craft beer documentary series

December 14, 2015, No comments

Who wants dinner and a movie when you could have beer and a movie — especially when the movie is also about beer. This week Lineage Brewing in Clint ...

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Weekend Wash Down 12/11-12/13

December 11, 2015, No comments

Every Friday we share our top five picks for your weekend drinking – it’s time for the Weekend Wash Down! Columbus Brewing Christmas party Columbu ...

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Bottle release Saturday at Zaftig

December 9, 2015, No comments

If you’ve still got space in your beer cellar after the string of recent bottle releases, mark your calendars for one more this Saturday at Zaft ...

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Beer from Here: Pigskin Victorie Noel

December 8, 2015, No comments

Is it just me, or is a Christmas Ale, a Christmas Ale, a Christmas Ale? Most Christmas ales all fall in the same big bucket, as far as I am […]