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North High Grapefruit Walleye

Beer from Here: North High Grapefruit Walleye

July 25, 2016, No comments

Scenario time: It’s hot as hell outside. It’s as humid as that sweaty dude’s ironic beard at a Mumford and Son’s show. But, th ...

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Old North Arcade expanding

July 25, 2016, No comments

Old North Arcade is doubling their space and game collection this Friday when they expand into a neighboring building. Old North Arcade, which opened ...

Columbus Brewery Happy Hours

Here are the happy hour specials offered at Columbus breweries

July 20, 2016, No comments

The work day is over and you’re ready to sit back and enjoy a locally-brewed beer at one of the many craft breweries in Columbus. But where do y ...

The Daily Growler

Celebrate The Daily Growler Powell’s anniversary

July 19, 2016, No comments

The Daily Growler in Powell is turning two and celebrating the occasion with an impressive lineup of limited release beers. Some special brews that wi ...


Columbus Summer Beerfest returns for 7th year

July 18, 2016, 48 Comments

The 7th Annual Columbus Summer Beerfest is back and bigger than ever, returning to Express Live (formerly The LC) on Friday, August 5 and Saturday, Au ...

Ohio Brew Week

Ohio Brew Week kicks off tomorrow

July 14, 2016, No comments

The 11th Annual Ohio Brew Week begins this Friday in Athens, Ohio, but this is executive director Brandon Thompson’s first year at the helm of the c ...

Actual Pokemon Bus

Actual Brewing organizing Pokémon Safari Beer Bus

July 13, 2016, No comments

Actual Brewing Company is taking advantage of the Pokémon Go craze by organizing a Pokémon safari beer bus this Sunday. The adventure will begin at ...

Alaska Brewery

Alaskan Brewing Co launching Ohio distribution

July 11, 2016, No comments

Four beers are traveling over 3,000 miles from Juneau to Columbus as Alaskan Brewing Co. prepares to launch statewide distribution in Ohio this month. ...

Wolfs Ridge Brewing

Wolf’s Ridge and Brew Brothers win at Brewers’ Cup

July 11, 2016, No comments

Two Columbus breweries are bringing home honors from the Indiana State Fair Brewers’ Cup, one of the nations largest competitions featuring both ...

Ohio Wine Festival

North Market Ohio Wine Festival this weekend

July 7, 2016, 2 Comments

The North Market is gathering 20 Ohio wineries for the 15th annual North Market Ohio Wine Festival this weekend. Participating Wineries include Brande ...

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Columbus restaurants honored for wine selections

July 7, 2016, 4 Comments

Eight Columbus restaurants were recognized for their extensive wine lists in Wine Spectator magazine’s 2016 Restaurant Awards. Wine Spectator be ...

Bodhi Columbus Brewing company beer

Be among the first to buy a bottle of Bodhi

July 6, 2016, 1 Comment

Columbus Brewing Company’s award-winning Bodhi Double IPA has a cult following in Columbus, and ‘When are you guys going to bottle Bodhi?& ...


Outdoor movies and Columbus craft beer at NightLight 614

July 6, 2016, No comments

A new event series is combining outdoor movies with local food favorites and Columbus craft beer. NightLight 614 is an event series that will be held ...

Maui Brewing

Maui Brewing launching Ohio distribution

July 5, 2016, No comments

Cavalier Distributing is bringing Maui Brewing Co beer to the Buckeye State. Beginning this week, Maui will be sending draught and package versions of ...

Commonhouse Ales Brewery District

Commonhouse Ales begins brewing

July 5, 2016, No comments

Commonhouse Ales mashed in on their first batch of beer this morning at their new production brewery — which is Columbus Brewing Company’s old ...

Rhinegeist Streaker

Beer from Here: Rhinegeist Streaker

July 1, 2016, 1 Comment

The Fourth of July. Time for fireworks, cookouts, and at least half of the population sporting a collective ‘Merica boner so large it can be see ...

Beer taps

July events roundup

July 1, 2016, No comments

July 1 Actual Bastard Unleashed Actual Brewing Company 4-11 pm, Information July 2 Wolf’s Ridge Brewing and Jackie O’s Brunch and Beer Col ...

Seventh Son Brewing stout

Seventh Son releasing collaboration with Dark Horse

June 28, 2016, No comments

Seventh Son is releasing a collaboration brew with Michigan’s Dark Horse Brewing tonight at their taproom and at other bars throughout the week. ...

Blue Goose Cream Ale

Beer from Here: Buckeye Lake Blue Goose

June 28, 2016, No comments

I’m often asked “how do I get my husband/wife/grandpa/friend/friend’s dog to drink craft beer? All they drink is Budweiser.” I ...


Here’s what you’re drinking this weekend at ComFest

June 24, 2016, No comments

Bust out your brightly colored mugs because ComFest 2016 is taking place all weekend at Goodale Park with plenty of live music, local food, arts and c ...


Expert mixologist elevates Everclear

June 24, 2016, No comments

It turns out Everclear is good for more than just tubs of jungle juice at college parties. Mixologist Ted Kilgore demonstrated how the corn-based, neu ...


Ohio to get a taste of Utopias

June 22, 2016, 2 Comments

Samuel Adams Utopia is one of the most highly coveted bottles of beer, clocking in at a massive 30% ABV. It also comes with a massive price tag: $200 ...

grandview hop beer

Drink local at the Grandview Hop this summer

June 21, 2016, No comments

The Grandview Hop will bring live music, local shopping, awesome art, delicious food and local craft brews to the streets of Grandview Avenue the last ...

Platform Launch Week

Platform celebrating Columbus launch with week of events

June 20, 2016, No comments

Cleveland’s Platform Beer Co is celebrating their Central Ohio distribution launch with three days of events across Columbus. The first event is ...

Rockmill Brewery

Rockmill Brewery planning to open two Columbus bars in 2016

June 15, 2016, 2 Comments

The Belgian beers brewed by Rockmill Brewery are beloved in Columbus, but the distance to the Lancaster-based brewery’s taproom has prevented ma ...

Easton Farmers Market

Sample Ohio beer at the Easton Farmers Market

June 13, 2016, No comments

Drink Up Columbus is teaming up with the Easton Farmers Market for three Ohio craft beer tastings this summer. We will be sponsoring an Ohio beer tent ...

Tour de Grandview Beer Zauber

Street party planned for Tour de Grandview

June 13, 2016, No comments

Take to the streets of Grandview Heights this Friday with a beer in-hand as the city once again lifts its open container laws for the Tour de Grandvie ...

Four String Switchblade IPA

Four String expanding distribution to Cincinnati

June 13, 2016, No comments

Four String Brewing Company is heading to the Queen City, with distribution for the Columbus brewery set to launch in Cincinnati this week. Cans and k ...

Land Grant Stiff Arm

Local craft beer options to be sold in Ohio Stadium

June 10, 2016, No comments

Beer for all! For the upcoming Buckeyes football season, Ohio Stadium will sell beer stadium-wide. Local craft beer options — including Land-Grant B ...

Deschutes Street Pub

Deschutes street pub visiting Columbus

June 8, 2016, No comments

Deschutes Brewery is bringing its massive mobile pub to Columbus this July for their second annual Street Pub tour. The Oregon-based Deschutes Brewery ...

MadTree Brwing

MadTree taking over Bodega taps

June 8, 2016, No comments

Cincinnati’s MadTree Brewing is bringing the 513 to the 614 next week with several of their typically taproom-only brews to be poured at Bodega in t ...

Digfest Grandview

Digfest taking place in Grandview this Saturday

June 7, 2016, No comments

Digfest, the kickass local booze festival whose name sounds suspiciously like an all-male orgy when you say it out loud, is back this weekend for its ...

Homestead Wing Wars

Wing Wars returning to Homestead this August

June 6, 2016, No comments

Last year’s inaugural “Wing Wars” event at the Homestead Beer Co was a huge success with a sold-out crowd of happy revelers, so Homestead owners ...

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Beer from Here: Hoof Hearted Brewing Rosé Gosé

June 6, 2016, No comments

In 2008, Drake was popping rosé with Trey Songz. In 2016, Drake is still the soundtrack of summer, and so is rose. Rosé Gosé, that is. Hoof Hearted ...

Wine Slushies

Wine Down: Wine Slushies

June 3, 2016, No comments

Slushies are for adults too! Nothing cools you down like a frozen treat, and adding wine to anything is a good idea, so whipping up a batch of wine sl ...

Four String Pride beer

Four String supporting Pride with Starbreaker

June 1, 2016, No comments

Four String Brewing Company is full of pride for the annual release of Starbreaker, a beer whose release and accompanying rainbow tap handles are time ...