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New Zaftig brewery grand opening slated for late May

May 2, 2016, No comments

The big beer-loving Zaftig Brewing Company is getting bigger itself, with the grand opening for Zaftig’s new brewery and taproom slated for the ...

Sideswipe Taproom

Sideswipe Brewing doubling taproom and production

May 2, 2016, No comments

Sideswipe Brewing is expanding its production and taproom, taking over the adjacent space and doubling their footprint to 3,000 square feet. “Ev ...

ll Mannered Brewing

Powell’s Ill Mannered Brewing is expanding

May 2, 2016, No comments

Ill Mannered Brewing Company is nearly tripling its capacity with the addition of new fermenters slated to arrive this week. “We’re excite ...

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May events roundup

May 2, 2016, No comments

There are too many Columbus Craft Beer Week events to include in our monthly roundup so check out the full list here and stay tuned for our top CCBW p ...

San Diego Beer Festival 2016 Winners

Columbus breweries medal at San Diego International Beer Competition

April 30, 2016, No comments

Two Columbus breweries are bringing back medals from the 2016 San Diego International Beer Competition. Wolf’s Ridge Brewing won gold for their ...

food and beer book review

Book Review: Food and Beer

April 28, 2016, No comments

Properly paired beer and food is an art form, and there is a clear synergy when it is done properly. The beer enhances the food and the food enhances ...


Zauber hosting 3rd annual Maifest May 7

April 26, 2016, No comments

Zauber Brewing Company will host their 3rd annual Maifest celebration on Saturday, May 7 beginning at 4pm in the street adjacent to their 909 W. Fifth ...

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New legislation introduced to raise beer ABV limit

April 26, 2016, 1 Comment

A new piece of legislation has been introduced to increase Ohio’s ABV cap on beer from 12% to 15%. The legislation, House Bill 444, proposes cha ...

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Columbus Ale Trail Volume 2 launching during Columbus Craft Beer Week

April 26, 2016, 1 Comment

The Columbus Ale Trail is back and bigger than ever with more breweries and a new kickass reward for taking on the Trail. Volume 2 of the Columbus Ale ...

Studio 35 Film Festival

Studio 35 hosting comedy festival this weekend

April 26, 2016, No comments

What’s better than a beer and a movie? Lots of beers and lots of movies. This weekend there will be plenty of both at the Studio 35 Comedy Film ...

New Belgium Citradelic

New Belgium Citradelic Experience this Friday

April 25, 2016, 8 Comments

This Friday, New Belgium Brewing is hosting the Citradelic Experience, a “psychedelic wave of hoppiness” in celebration of New Belgium’s ...


Granville Brewing is growing

April 22, 2016, No comments

Located about 15 miles east of Columbus is the Granville Brewing Company, a nano-brewery that has been largely flying under the radar since its incept ...

Taste of Granville

Taste of Granville taking place April 30

April 22, 2016, No comments

The Granville Rotary will host their second annual Taste of Granville event on Saturday, April 30 at the Bryn Du Mansion from 5-8pm. The event will fe ...

Four String Brewing

Weekend Wash Down: 4/22-4/24

April 22, 2016, No comments

Every Friday we share our top five picks for your weekend drinking – it’s time for the Weekend Wash Down! Four String New Brews Four String is rel ...

Land Grant Gravity Wave

Land-Grant releasing Gravity Wave Black IPA cans

April 21, 2016, No comments

Land-Grant Brewing Company’s latest seasonal can release is Gravity Wave, a Black IPA featuring Galaxy hops which will hit store shelves next we ...

Tabletop Day Event Columbus Ohio

Celebrate International Tabletop Day at Four String Brewing

April 19, 2016, No comments

The Drink Up Columbus Beers and Board Games Club is teaming up with Four String Brewing Company for International Tabletop Day 2016! Our Tabletop Day ...

Park St Cantina Cinco Beer Tasting Guinness Record

Park Street Cantina attempting World Record for largest beer tasting

April 19, 2016, No comments

Park Street Cantina is teaming up with Heidelberg Distributing to attempt a Guinness World Record for the World’s Largest Beer Tasting. The record a ...

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Forget Taco Tuesday: Drunken Tostadas

April 19, 2016, No comments

Listen, I love tacos as much as the next gal. But sometimes you want something different! The solution is to switch up your vessel. Tostada shells are ...


Beerfest to be held before Saturday’s Crew match

April 18, 2016, No comments

Soccer and beer fans rejoice: the Columbus Beerfest folks are teaming up with the Columbus Crew SC for a mini beer festival this Saturday before the C ...

Seventh Son Brewing

Seventh Son hosting 3rd anniversary celebration

April 18, 2016, No comments

Seventh Son is celebrating their third anniversary this Wednesday, April 20, with special drafts, bottle releases and even cake and balloons, because ...

Buck's Brewing

Newark’s Buck’s Brewing expanding

April 18, 2016, 1 Comment

Everyone knows that Licking County boasts several craft breweries including Homestead, Buckeye Lake, and Granville Brewing. I doubt, however, that mos ...

Rockmill Derby Party 2014

Kentucky Derby Party at Rockmill Brewery [GIVEAWAY]

April 18, 2016, 28 Comments

Break out your fancy hats, Rockmill brewery is hosting their 2nd Annual Kentucky Derby party on May 7th. $70 tickets to the event include  entry to t ...

Three Tigers Brewing

Three Tigers Brewing opening soon in Granville

April 15, 2016, No comments

In 2013, the husband and wife team of Scott and Ashley Wilkens launched their Mai Chau food truck in Licking County. The Vietnamese inspired street fo ...

Weekend Wash Down

Weekend Wash Down: 4/15-4/17

April 15, 2016, No comments

Every Friday we share our top five picks for your weekend drinking – it’s time for the Weekend Wash Down! Short’s Brewing Tasting Try severa ...

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Destination Drinking: The Hairless Hare Brewery

April 11, 2016, No comments

On a dreary April morning, I decided to make the 60 minute trek from Columbus to Vandalia, the home of The Hairless Hare Brewery. I pulled into the st ...

Up Denmark on High

UP! Yoga and Cocktail fundraiser planned for April 23

April 11, 2016, No comments

Columbus yogi Babajide and the staff at Denmark on High are teaming up for a yoga and cocktail experience like no other. The fundraising event, dubbed ...

Grove City Spring Beer fest

Grove City Lions Club hosting Spring Beer Fest April 23

April 11, 2016, No comments

For the fifth year the Grove City Lions Club will host a Spring Beer Festival, happening this year on Saturday, April 23 from 2 to 6pm at the Aladdin ...

Lineage Brewing

Weekend Wash Down: 4/8-4/10

April 8, 2016, No comments

Every Friday we share our top five picks for your weekend drinking – it’s time for the Weekend Wash Down! Kindred Artisan Ales Grand Opening Colum ...

Karate Cowboy Mint Ginger

Karate Cowboy debuts new Ginger Mint flavor

April 4, 2016, No comments

Locally-owned spirits brand Karate Cowboy has released its second flavor, Ginger Mint. The company launched in September with a Honey Wasabi-flavored ...

Sideswipe Defaced

Beer from Here: Sideswipe Defaced

April 3, 2016, No comments

I love Sideswipe. Everything they make is delicious, and it makes me happy whenever I see another new, distinctly-Sideswipe label show up on the shelv ...


April event roundup

April 1, 2016, No comments

April 1 Off Color Beer Tasting Corner Stone Craft Beer & Wine 6pm-8pm, Information April 1 Wolfs Ridge Tap Takeover Village Idiot 5pm, Informatio ...

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Ohio Senate passes bill to raise state ABV limit to 50% [APRIL FOOLS]

April 1, 2016, No comments

Like Joan of Arc in Orléans, Ohio craft beer advocates have battled on at the legislative table to pass a bill that would raise the state’s max ...


Six new “bar-cades” opening next week [APRIL FOOLS]

April 1, 2016, No comments

There’s a new player in town — or rather, six. Next week, the Columbus bar arcade population will nearly double as six new bar arcades open. “As ...

Michelone Reserve

Middle West claims five medals, named US Distillery of the Year

March 31, 2016, No comments

Middle West Spirits brought home high honors from the Berlin International Spirits Competition, nabbing the US Distillery of the Year award in additio ...

Beer Taps

New Brew: Columbus breweries opening in 2016

March 31, 2016, No comments

They say “You can’t tell the players without a program”, and that is proving to be abundantly true for the Central Ohio brewery scene. I ...

The Daily Growler

The Daily Growler taps Brewery District for third location

March 30, 2016, No comments

The Daily Growler is opening a third Columbus location this fall in the German Village/Brewery District neighborhood. The third TDG will be located in ...