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Kindred Salvage Porter

Beer from Here: Kindred Salvage Porter

January 17, 2017, No comments

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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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Columbus Winter Beerfest to boast record number of beers

January 5, 2017, No comments

The 7th Annual Columbus Winter Beerfest is back and bigger than ever, returning to the Greater Columbus Convention Center on Friday, January 20 and Sa ...

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Homestead celebrating fourth anniversary

January 3, 2017, No comments

Homestead Beer Company in Heath will be celebrating their fourth anniversary with an event on January 14th. Expect of full day of food, fun and beer, ...

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Bring Us a Figgy Pudding (or a Fig Rosemary Sparkler)

December 29, 2016, 1 Comment

And bring it right here! Ring in the new year in style with this simple and stylish libation. The cocktail starts with bourbon and foolproof Fig Rosem ...

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Columbus ranked sixth best city for beer drinkers

December 27, 2016, No comments

Here’s a reason to raise a glass tonight: SmartAsset has ranked Columbus as the number six best city for beer drinkers. The study evaluates citi ...

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Zauber hosting event for taproom third anniversary

December 27, 2016, No comments

Zauber Brewing Company will celebrate the third anniversary of their taproom with a party on January 14th. The festivities will feature never-before-s ...

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North High celebrating fourth anniversary

December 27, 2016, No comments

North High Brewing is celebrating four years of beers with an anniversary party at their taproom this Wednesday. Though the party is mostly just an in ...

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Columbus Museum of Art hosting digital cocktail competition

December 15, 2016, No comments

The Columbus Musueum of Art wants your help deciding the signature drink for their wonderous fundraising gala Wonderball. The museum has tapped four o ...

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Columbus Winter Wine Show happening December 21

December 13, 2016, No comments

The inaugural Columbus Winter Wine Show will take place on December 21 at Strongwater Food and Spirits featuring a specially-curated assortment of 40 ...

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Beer from Here: Columbus Brewing Company Citra Noel

December 13, 2016, No comments

It’s that time of year again! No, not the holidays. I’m talking about mother fuckin’ Polar Vortex! That’s right – stores ...

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Platform’s Columbus brewery opening soon

December 12, 2016, 1 Comment

The latest addition to the exploding craft beer scene in Columbus is the Cleveland-based Platform Beer Company, set to open their downtown Columbus br ...

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Noble Cut to start distilling in Gahanna

December 12, 2016, No comments

Noble Cut Distillery hopes to mash in on their first batch of spirits to kick off the new year. The name “Noble Cut” is a reference to the ...

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Photos: Watershed Kitchen & Bar

December 10, 2016, No comments

Watershed Distillery hosted a release party Friday for their black walnut liqueur Nocino which featured plenty of tasty cocktails showing off the spir ...

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The Daily Growler hosting four-day fourth anniversary celebration

December 9, 2016, No comments

The Daily Growler Upper Arlington is celebrating their four-year anniversary with a four-day long festival featuring a packed lineup of barrel-aged, i ...

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Art auction to be held at Mother Stewart’s Brewing

December 8, 2016, No comments

If your love of local beer is matched by a love of local art, you’ll want to road trip to Mother Stewart’s Brewing in Springfield — about 45 ...

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Jackie O’s to hold largest ever bottle release

December 6, 2016, No comments

Fans of Jackie O’s Brewery may want to consider making the trek to Athens the first weekend of the New Year — on Friday, January 6, Jackie O’ ...

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Kroger stores raffling off Utopias bottles

December 6, 2016, No comments

The Boston Beer Company announced in June that they would be sending Samuel Adams Utopias, their highly coveted, highly alcoholic gold-bottled brew to ...

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Snag some Drink Up Columbus swag

December 5, 2016, No comments

Just in time for the holidays, we have a limited run of Drink Up Columbus t-shirts and hoodies back in stock, in addition to wine/beer totes and pint ...

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Zaftig hosting annual Ugly Sweater Christmas Party

December 5, 2016, No comments

Zaftig Brewing is gearing up for its 3rd Annual Ugly Sweater Christmas Party on December 17. The event will feature a bottle release with three brews: ...

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Brewers Association releases year in beer report

December 5, 2016, No comments

The Brewers Association, the trade association for small and independent American craft breweries, has released its annual craft beer year in review r ...

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Actual Brewing hosting rare bottle release event

December 2, 2016, No comments

Actual Brewing is hosting an event chock-full of rare bottle releases and beer tappings on December 17. The event, dubbed Funkypuss, will include a li ...

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Homestead releasing barrel aged bottles

December 1, 2016, No comments

For the last six months, a handful of Elijah Craig Bourbon barrels have been quietly resting in the back of the Homestead brewery, gently nurturing a ...

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Beer from Here: Elevator Winter Warmer

November 29, 2016, No comments

The holiday season is upon us, and with that comes an array of holiday ales, of which I am a fan, but if I start drinking these things in mid-October, ...

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Maker’s Mark Holiday Tour stopping in Columbus

November 29, 2016, No comments

Maker’s Mark is baking spirits bright this holiday season with its 2nd annual charitable mobile holiday tour, scheduled to stop at Columbus’ N ...

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Elevator releasing Barrel Aged Winter Warmer bottles

November 23, 2016, No comments

Elevator Brewing Company is ringing in the season with a holiday party and bottle release of Barrel Aged Winter Warmer. At an ugly sweater party on De ...

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Sips and cinema at the new Grandview Theater

November 22, 2016, No comments

The 90-year-old Grandview Theater was all but gone late last year when the Studio 35 team of Eric Brembeck, Rita Volpi and Andy Wuefling stepped up to ...

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Small space, big flavor: Multiple Brewing opens in Nelsonville

November 22, 2016, 1 Comment

Opening a brewery isn’t easy. It’s even harder to open one in a small town, when many locals, unfamiliar with craft beer, say their beer of choice ...

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Beer From Here: North High Tree Tapper Maple Brown

November 22, 2016, 5 Comments

Now that it looks like colder weather is actually here to stay, drinking a cold-weather beer is much more appealing. Browns are some of my favorites b ...

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Watershed opening on-site restaurant and bar

November 18, 2016, No comments

Watershed Distillery will open a restaurant and bar at the site of their Grandview area distillery in early 2017. Until legislation was passed in May, ...