Beer Week Breakdown: Collaborations

Written by on April 27, 2017 in Beer, Events - No comments

The third annual Columbus Craft Beer Week is coming up May 12-20! Every day this week we’ll be breaking down the Best of Beer Week so you can set your sud-soaked schedule early and snag a spot at ticketed events before they sell out. Up next: collaboration beer releases!

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The official Columbus Craft Beer Week 2017 collaboration beer is DysfunctionAle, a hoppy pale ale brewed by more than 20 Central Ohio brewers (read more about DysfunctionAle.) Look for this brew on tap and in cans around Columbus throughout Beer Week!

Restoration/Pigskin Collab Draft Release
Friday, May 12, 3-11pm
Pigskin Brewing Co
The Gahanna and Delaware breweries have teamed up to produce an ESB for Craft Beer Week.

Warped Wing/Yellow Springs Collaboration Beer Release
Friday, May 12, 6-11pm
Pies & Pints Worthington, Easton AND Short North
Dayton comes to Columbus! Warped Wing and Yellow Springs collaborated on a special beer for Pies & Pints for Columbus Craft Beer Week, tapping at each P&P location at 6pm.

Ohio Trifecta: War Mug Collaboration Beer Tapping
Wednesday, May 17, 3-11pm
Wolf’s Ridge Brewing
Urban Artifact, Market Garden and Wolf’s Ridge Brewing concocted a brew to reflect the unique styles of each brewery, thus War Mug was born: a golden sour ale infused with an assortment of fruits and a light roast Costa Rican Bean from One Line Coffee. Reps from each brewery will be present and special brews from Market Garden and Urban Artifact will be on tap.

CBC/PINS Collaboration Beer Release
Wednesday, May 17, 5-7pm
Pins Mechanical Co.
Columbus Brewing Company + PINS put their heads together and created a tasty treat for Columbus Craft Beer Week. The release event will also featuring CBC IPA + Thunderlips on draft and CBC reps on the pins Giant Patio Beer Pong court.

Condado/Platform Collaboration Beer Release
Wednesday, May 17, 6-11pm
Platform Beer Co.
Condado Tacos and Platform Beer Co. teamed up for a Blood Orange + Jalapeño White IPA. Get two custom paired tacos plus a pint of the collab beer for 10 bucks.

Kindred/Bacca Coffee Collaboration Night
Wednesday, May 17, 4-7pm
Kindred Tasting Room
New coffee roaster Bacca teamed up with Kindred to concoct three different beers infused with fresh roasted beans.

Platform/Watershed Collaboration Beer + Cocktail Release
Thursday, May 18, 7-9pm
Platform Beer Co.
Platform Beer Co. and Watershed worked on a collaboration beer cocktail, using a custom IPA brewed to pair perfectly with Watershed’s Four Peel Gin. $30 will get you a 16oz. beer cocktail, charcuterie board from The Hungarian Butcher, a commemorative beer cocktail glass and a raffle ticket.

Ill Mannered/Sideswipe Brewing Collaboration Beer Release
Thursday, May 18, 5-9pm
Sideswipe Brewing
Sideswipe and Ill Mannered teamed up for a limited release collaboration beer RyePA.

Kindred/Brick and Barrel Collaboration Night
Friday, May 19, 4-7pm
Kindred Tasting Room
Cleveland’s Brick and Barrel Brewing will be taking over the taps at Kindred, including a collab beer brewed by the two breweries for this year’s CCBW.

Ill Mannered/Sideswipe Brewing Collaboration Beer Release
Friday, May 19, 11am-11pm
101 Beer Kitchen Dublin
Sideswipe and Ill Mannered teamed up for a limited release collaboration beer RyePA.

Homestead & Rambling House Brunch Releases
Saturday, May 20, 11am-3pm
101 Beer Kitchen Dublin, Westerville and Gahanna
All 101 Beer Kitchen locations will tap a new Homestead Beer Co. & Rambling House Soda collaboration, Rambling Radler. They’ll also be pouring Homestead’s limited production Pomegranate Infused Wheat.

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Cheryl Harrison. Editor of Drink Up Columbus. Geek of the craft beer/board game/sci-fi varieties. Fan of patios.

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