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Gordon Biersch – New Brewer, New Beers

September 26, 2016, No comments

Dan Griffin was a newly minted engineering graduate working in the automotive industry just a handful of years ago when he decided it was time for a c ...

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Drunk Brunch: Gallerie Bar & Bistro

September 26, 2016, No comments

I’ve been writing drunk brunch reviews on Drink Up Columbus since 2012, during which time I have dined at more than 60 different brunch spots in ...

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MadTree releasing collaboration beer with Harvest

September 26, 2016, No comments

MadTree Brewing has teamed up with Harvest to craft a collaboration peach saison that will tap this Wednesday. MadTree, based in Cincinnati, regularly ...

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Bikes and beers Saturday for Columbus Tour de Brew

September 21, 2016, No comments

Bust out your bike for the Columbus Tour de Brew this Saturday, a casual charity bike ride for all ages and abilities featuring beer tastings from thr ...

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11th North Market Ohio Craft Brew Festival this weekend

September 21, 2016, No comments

The North Market is hosting its 11th annual Ohio Craft Brew Festival this weekend. Participating breweries include Barley’s, Elevator, Great Lak ...

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New Belgium Clips returning to Columbus

September 16, 2016, No comments

New Belgium Brewing’s Clips Beer & Film Tour is coming back to Columbus next weekend for an evening of craft beer and movies under the stars at ...

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Drunk Brunch: Homefare

September 16, 2016, No comments

Taking advantage of one of the last remaining sunny summer days, this weekend I went to Homefare to drunk brunch on their picture perfect Short North ...

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Rustic Brew Farm: Drink Beer Grown Here

September 15, 2016, 1 Comment

If you are familiar with the Ohio Craft Brewers Association, you’ve probably heard the slogan “Drink Beer Made Here.” A fourth gener ...

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Preview the new Rockmill Tavern this Friday

September 12, 2016, No comments

Rockmill Brewery will soon open Rockmill Tavern, a bar and restaurant in the Brewery District at 503 S. Front Street, the former home of World of Beer ...

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Canned wine in Columbus

September 12, 2016, No comments

“I need all the canned wine you have,” I told the Giant Eagle Market District employee. It was 5 p.m. on a Friday. Chad behind me had a case of [& ...

Equity For Punks

Want to preview BrewDog’s Columbus brewery this month? That’ll be $95

September 8, 2016, No comments

BrewDog is opening the doors of its flagship U.S. brewery in Canal Winchester on Saturday, September 24 for the first of its annual Equity for Punks s ...

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Eldorado Scioto Downs hosting Craft Beer Fest

September 8, 2016, No comments

Eldorado Scioto Downs, home to The Brew Brothers brewery, is hosting a craft beer festival on September 18 on their outdoor racetrack. The Eldorado Sc ...

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Beer from Here: Wolf Ridge Clear Sky Daybreak

September 1, 2016, No comments

Wolf’s Ridge Brewing took their Clear Sky cream ale and managed to infused it with delicious coffee flavor, naming it Daybreak in the process. H ...

The End of History Brewdog

BrewDog breaking in new brewery with 55% ABV beer

August 31, 2016, 1 Comment

With the repeal of Ohio’s ABV limit on beer taking effect today, BrewDog is celebrating by announcing that their 55% ABV The End of History will ...

Middle West Spirits

Preview Middle West spirits new distillery this Saturday

August 31, 2016, No comments

Middle West Spirits has been hard at work for the past year renovating its Short North production facility and this weekend you’ll have a chance ...

Distributor Kegs

New distributor focusing on Ohio craft beer

August 29, 2016, No comments

Ohio’s newest distributor, Ohio Beer Co, began operations earlier this month, exclusively selling beer made here to bars and bottle shops throug ...

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With alcohol cap lifted, local breweries plan boozier brews

August 29, 2016, 1 Comment

On Wednesday, boozier brews will be officially legal in the state of Ohio. An amendment to House Bill 37, passed in May, eliminated the state’s ...

Crew

Head to MAPFRE Stadium early Saturday for a mini beerfest

August 25, 2016, No comments

The Columbus Crew SC is hosting another mini beer festival this Saturday before the soccer starts featuring beer from Barley’s Brewing, Columbus ...

Wolfs Ridge Anniversary

Tickets on sale tomorrow for Wolf’s Ridge bottle release

August 25, 2016, No comments

Wolf’s Ridge Brewing is celebrating their third anniversary with a special bottle release on September 17 featuring lots of barrel-aged brews. F ...

Yellow Springs Captain Stardust

Beer from Here: Yellow Springs Captain Stardust Saison

August 24, 2016, No comments

Yellow Springs. A quaint, artsy town that one of my college professors, a Yellow Springs resident, once told me was full of hippies like himself. Whet ...

Ill Mannered

Ill Mannered celebrating first anniversary this weekend

August 23, 2016, No comments

Ill Mannered Brewing Company in Powell is celebrating its one year anniversary this Saturday by tapping four new brews and featuring fan favorites fro ...

Hoptopus

Beer from Here: Commonhouse Ales Hoptopus

August 21, 2016, No comments

Hoptopus! I’m starting off the review with the name of the beer because I like saying it. Damn straight that’s good enough a reason. This ...

Three Tigers

Three Tigers Brewing taps first two beers

August 20, 2016, No comments

To say that Three Tigers owner Scott Wilkens and Head Brewer Matt Mazur are happy guys right now would be a huge understatement. The Granville brewery ...

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Apple of My Eye: Salty Caramel + Apple Infused Whiskey

August 18, 2016, No comments

Summer is waning, and it’s going to start getting cold soon. No one wants this change, but you can console yourself is with apple picking and boozy ...

Columbus Brewing Creeper

Columbus Brewing hosting Creeper bottle release

August 17, 2016, No comments

Now that Bodhi bottles are out on the market, many Columbus Brewing Company fans have been eagerly awaiting the packaged version of the brewery’ ...

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Sip and Stroll debuting at North Market

August 16, 2016, No comments

Soon visitors of the North Market will be able to enjoy a glass of beer or wine while savoring the shopping and dining options that the Market has to ...

Trattoria Roma

Drunk Brunch: Trattoria Roma

August 16, 2016, No comments

Trattoria Roma has been serving classic Italian cuisine in the heart of Grandview Heights for over 25 years, but it’s just this summer that the ...

120 Minute

120 Minute IPA headed to Ohio

August 10, 2016, No comments

With the elimination of Ohio’s ABV limit imminent, more breweries are announcing plans to send their high gravity beers to the Buckeye state. Si ...

Brew Zoo

Tap into your wild side at Brew at the Zoo

August 10, 2016, No comments

“Tap” your wild side during Craft Brew at the Zoo on August 26 for an evening of craft beers and adorable animals at the Columbus Zoo. Bee ...

Summer Session

Enjoy low ABV lounging at The Summer Session

August 10, 2016, No comments

The Columbus Craft Beer Alliance is hosting their third annual Summer Session, an afternoon of low ABV Ohio beers and lounging on the lawn. More than ...

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Mother Stewart’s gives Springfield its first brewery

August 8, 2016, No comments

With a population of nearly 60,000, Springfield ranks as the 12th largest city in Ohio, and until July 15th was probably the biggest city in Ohio with ...

Equity For Punks

BrewDog launches Equity for Punks USA

August 8, 2016, No comments

The long awaited Equity for Punks USA offering has finally been rolled out. The nine-year old Scottish brewer BrewDog is hoping to raise $50M to suppo ...

IPA Day

Celebrate IPA Day 2016 in Columbus

August 3, 2016, No comments

This Thursday, August 4 is National IPA Day, an occasion to celebrate and enjoy America’s favorite beer style — IPAs account for about 26% of ...

Seventh Son La Mort

Beer from Here: Seventh Son’s La Mort

August 3, 2016, No comments

Saisons are one of my favorite beer styles – yeast powerhouses that can showcase a phenomenal range of flavors and complexity with some of the s ...

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Columbus Beer Run appeals to runners and drinkers

August 3, 2016, No comments

The first ever Columbus Beer Run is, as co-founder Will Haynes says, “for runners who like to drink and drinkers who like to run. And really everyon ...

Grove City Brewing

Grove City Brewing Company opening soon

August 2, 2016, No comments

The Grove City Brewing Company is the newest arrival to the Columbus brewery community. The brewery is part of Plum Run Winery, which has been operati ...