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Barrel Aged Day with Grove City Brewing and Plum Run Winery

November 22, 2017, No comments

Grove City Brewing Company and Plum Run Winery will host an event later this month featuring two barrel-aged beers and two barrel-aged wines. Featured ...

Second beer in Elevator’s Gravity series launches tomorrow

November 21, 2017, No comments

Elevator Brewing is hosting a release party Wednesday for Gravity 2.0 Imperial Stout. The beer is the second in Elevator’s quarterly Gravity ser ...

Push to Pour at Tastings Wine Bar & Bistro

November 21, 2017, No comments

72 bottles of wine on the wall, 72 bottles of wine. Take one down and pass it around and they’ll just replace it with another one so there will ...

BBA Bison is back at Homestead

November 15, 2017, No comments

Last year the folks at Homestead Beer Company in Heath debuted Bison, a Bourbon Barrel Aged Imperial Stout that registered at 10% ABV. If you missed i ...

Local breweries medal at Festival of Wood & Barrel Aged Beer

November 13, 2017, 1 Comment

Two Central Ohio breweries are bringing home medals from the 2017 Festival of Wood & Barrel Aged Beer. Zaftig Brewing earned a gold medal for the ...

Y Bridge opens as Zanesville’s second brewery

November 8, 2017, No comments

Located one hour east of Columbus is the small city of Zanesville, population 25,000 and home of the famous Y Bridge spanning the confluence of the Li ...

High Bank Distillery coming to Grandview next spring

October 31, 2017, No comments

A new distillery is slated to open in Grandview Heights next spring. High Bank Distillery comes out of a collaboration between Jordan Helman, owner of ...

Short’s Brewing stopping in Columbus for On the Road Tour

October 31, 2017, No comments

Short’s Brewing Company will stop in Columbus in November as part of their Short’s on the Road Tour. The Short’s on the Road tour features S ...

Pretentious Barrel House focusing solely on sours

October 26, 2017, No comments

“You can do whatever the hell you want, it’s like the wild west.” That’s what Joshua Martinez, owner and brewer for Pretentiou ...

24 hours of beers and board games

October 20, 2017, No comments

The Beers & Board Games Club of Columbus (which is organized by Drink Up Columbus) will host our third annual 24-hour gaming marathon to benefit ...

Four String turns six this weekend

October 20, 2017, No comments

Four String Brewing Company is throwing a party to celebrate six years in the brewing biz this weekend. The party will feature a bottle release of ele ...

Land-Grant hosting three year anniversary party

October 18, 2017, No comments

Land-Grant Brewing Company is celebrating their third anniversary with a party at their Franklinton brewery this Saturday featuring live music, local ...

Barley’s celebrating 25th anniversary with beer dinner

October 17, 2017, No comments

Barley’s Brewing Company has been a Short North staple for 25 years, and the brewpub is marking the quarter century milestone this Thursday with ...

Watershed debuting apple brandy

October 16, 2017, No comments

Watershed Distillery is rolling out the latest addition to their liquid lineup, a two year aged apple brandy crafted from Ohio apples. According to th ...

Rick’s picks: 50 Must Try Craft Beers in Ohio

October 6, 2017, 1 Comment

Akron-based journalist Rick Armon is back with a new book: Fifty Must-Try Craft Beers of Ohio. The book provides a detailed history of each of the fif ...

Craft and Vinyl combining record shop with beer bar

October 4, 2017, 1 Comment

Craft beer aficionados and audiophiles alike will find a haven in a new concept slated to open later this year in the Grandview Heights area. Troy Sta ...

Mad Moon toasting to three years in the cider biz

October 3, 2017, No comments

Mad Moon Craft Cidery is set to celebrate their third anniversary this weekend. “We’ve got to meet so many really cool people along the wa ...

New Brew Adventures

October 2, 2017, No comments

I’m a big fan of Columbus Brew Adventures: I’ve taken their Downtown Brewery Tour, Grandview Brewery Tour, Delaware/Powell Brewery Tour, G ...

Pub Mahone brings Irish flare to downtown Columbus

October 2, 2017, No comments

Kiss my ass, Pub Mahone. The name of new Irish bar and restaurant Pub Mahone is a take on the Irish phrase “Pog Mo Thoin” which has a very ...

New local line of cocktail mixers keeps it natural

September 28, 2017, No comments

Revolution Experiment, parent company of local liquor brand Karate Cowboy, is debuting a new line of all-natural non-alcoholic cocktail mixers under t ...

Four years of beers for Wolf’s Ridge

September 27, 2017, No comments

Wolf’s Ridge will commemorate four years of beers this Saturday with a celebration featuring a bottle release and impressive draft list. Among t ...

Cans and jams at Hoof Hearted’s Dragonsaddle Day

September 26, 2017, No comments

Hoof Hearted is hosting a beer release slash music festival dubbed “Dragonsaddle Day” at their Marengo brewery next weekend. Dragonsaddle, ...

Get a glimpse inside the new Endeavor Brewing Co

September 22, 2017, No comments

The “new” Endeavor Brewing Co. will celebrate its grand opening tomorrow, though in the same space, with the original brewmaster, and serv ...

Westerville welcomes The Draft Room

September 22, 2017, No comments

A new beer bar is heading to the former headquarters of prohibition, with The Draft Room slated to open Monday, September 25 in Westerville. Owner Nic ...

Opening date set for Middle West Spirits’ Service Bar

September 19, 2017, No comments

The long-awaited bar and restaurant from Middle West Spirits finally has an opening date: Thursday, October 5. “We dubbed it The Service Bar and ...

Actual hosting Wienerfest this weekend

September 19, 2017, No comments

Actual Brewing Company will host their “fourth or fifth annual” autumnal rumpus Wienerfest this weekend. “The first year it had a di ...

That brewery on 5th in Grandview finally has a new name

September 12, 2017, 1 Comment

After confirming plans back in June to rebrand, the brewery located at 909 W. Fifth Avenue in Grandview (previously operating as Zauber Brewing, thoug ...

DankHouse Brewing opening soon in Newark

September 8, 2017, 8 Comments

The latest addition to the exploding beer scene in Licking County is DankHouse Brewing in Newark. Husband and wife owners Josh and Heather Lange expec ...

Ill Mannered Brewing plans to expand

August 29, 2017, 1 Comment

Ill Mannered Brewing Co. recently turned two and is marking the occasion by breaking ground a larger location. The Powell-based brewery plans to const ...

Opening date set for The Daily Growler’s Brewery District location

August 28, 2017, No comments

The Daily Growler will open their third Central Ohio beer shop in The Brewery District on Friday, September 8. The new craft beer bar and growler fill ...

Land-Grant launches soccer-themed collaboration series

August 8, 2017, No comments

Land-Grant Brewing Company is teaming up with other soccer-loving breweries from across the county for their new Supporter Series. “We knew that ...

Craft Brew at the Zoo

August 8, 2017, No comments

Lions and tigers and beers, oh my! The Columbus Zoo and Aquarium will combine craft beers with adorable animals at the 4th annual Brew at the Zoo. The ...

1487 Brewery to craft German beers in Licking County

August 8, 2017, No comments

As a Global Innovation Manager for Bosch, Ben King often found himself traveling to Germany. It was there that he fell in love with the fresh bocks, h ...

Low ABV lounging at The Summer Session

August 4, 2017, No comments

The Columbus Craft Beer Alliance will host their fourth annual Summer Session on August 26. The laid-back Saturday afternoon event offers an afternoon ...

Brothers Drake to celebrate National Mead Day

August 4, 2017, No comments

Brothers Drake will host their seventh annual celebration of National Mead Day on Saturday, August 5 from 11am-2am at their Short North meadery. New a ...

Here’s where to find BrewDog cans in Columbus

August 3, 2017, No comments

The first cans have rolled off the line from BrewDog USA’s Ohio brewery and are making their way to Central Ohio store shelves. If you’re ...