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Get a glimpse inside the new Rockmill Tavern

October 23, 2016, No comments

Rockmill Brewery shared plans earlier this year for Rockmill Tavern, a new bar and restaurant in the Brewery District operated by the Lancaster brewer ...


Beer from Here: Kindred Wit

October 20, 2016, No comments

Kindred Artisan Ales has a bunch of awesomeness cooking up between the brewery and the tasting room/barrel house. Their Wit, one of their first offeri ...


Oysters and Stouts at Smokehouse Brewing

October 20, 2016, No comments

Smokehouse Brewing Company is hosting their bi-annual Oysters and Stout event next Thursday. Smokehouse will be serving oysters fresh, smoked with Cho ...


Land-Grant celebrating two years of beers

October 18, 2016, No comments

Land-Grant Brewing Company will be celebrating two years of beers this Saturday with an all inclusive party for the Columbus beer community. “In man ...


Downeast Cider launching Ohio distribution

October 18, 2016, No comments

Superior Beverage Group announced today that they will begin distributing Downeast Cider House ciders throughout Northeast and Central Ohio. The Bosto ...

451 Spirits

451 Spirits seeking to add tasting room

October 17, 2016, No comments

451 Spirits opened earlier this year in Clintonville without a tasting room, something they hope to change with voter approval this November. Unlike M ...


Beer from Here: Actual Weiner-Munchen

October 17, 2016, No comments

Once fall hits, one of my favorite beers to drink is an Oktoberfest. Everything about the style exudes “Autumn”. Crisp, bright, full of ru ...


Homestead releasing Canal Market Harvest Ale at special event

October 11, 2016, No comments

Newark’s Canal Market District and Homestead Beer Company of Heath have teamed up to create a unique ale featuring local pumpkins from some of t ...


Drunk Brunch: Woodlands Tavern

October 10, 2016, No comments

Woodlands Tavern has been one of my favorite bars in Columbus since it opened five years ago. Cheap craft brews ($2 all night on Mondays!), great live ...


Brewery District Bar Crawl

October 9, 2016, 10 Comments

Discover what’s on tap in the Brewery District on the CYP Club’s Brewery District Bar Crawl on October 22. Stops on the crawl include Arep ...


Land-Grant taproom coming to John Glenn International Airport

October 7, 2016, No comments

Local craft beer will soon take flight, or at least will prepare you for takeoff. Tuesday night, construction of a Land-Grant Brewing Co. taproom bega ...


Columbus Zoo hosting Boos and Brews

October 7, 2016, No comments

Dare to have a hauntingly fun time at the Columbus Zoo’s Boos and Brews Costume Concert on October 28. The first-time event will serve up craft ...


Middle West Spirits claims honors at New York World Wine & Spirits Competition

October 5, 2016, 1 Comment

Middle West Spirits is bringing home honors from the 6th Annual New York World Wine & Spirits Competition. The Columbus distillery received a tot ...


1,000 turn out for BrewDog’s Annual General Mayhem

September 29, 2016, No comments

BrewDog kicked off their US expansion on Saturday, September 24 at their new brewery in Canal Winchester. It was the First Annual AGM USA. Most compan ...


Actual hosting Wienerfest this weekend

September 27, 2016, No comments

The Actual Brewing Company will host their annual autumnal rumpus Wienerfest this weekend. The all day event features Actual’s Wiener-München F ...


PROST! Zauber Oktoberfest is Saturday

September 27, 2016, No comments

Zauber Brewing Company will host their third annual Oktoberfest this Saturday featuring bier, spirits, food and live entertainment. This outdoor event ...


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 ...


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 ...


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 ...

Tour De Brew Two - Bike

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 ...


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 ...


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 ...


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 ...


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 ...


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 ...


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 ...


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 ...

Wolfs Ridge clear sky daybreak

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 ...

ohio high abv beer

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 ...


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 ...