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Combustion Opens in Clintonville

August 11, 2022, No comments

It was a sad day in April when Mike and Jessica Byrne announced that their time with Lineage Brewing had come to an end. The brewery would be closing. ...

Buzzsaw Brewing Quietly Opens Taproom

July 11, 2022, No comments

Buzzsaw owners Andrew Watkins and Quinn Bartlett opened their small brewery in Whitehall in February 2021. Without a taproom, and in the middle of the ...

Summer at SIP Beerfest

July 11, 2022, No comments

On July 30th, the Somewhere in Particular Brewery will host their own beer festival. Their “Summer at SIP Beerfest” will feature a dozen breweries ...

Ohio Hits 400 Craft Breweries!

May 25, 2022, No comments

On May 17th 2019, at the kickoff event for Columbus Craft Beer Week, the Ohio Craft Brewers Association shared a cake with the attendees celebrating t ...

Central Ohio’s iconic brewers unite for panel

May 17, 2022, No comments

One of the premier events of this year’s Columbus Craft Beer Week will be a reprise of an event from the 2016 version. On May 17, 2016, four iconic ...

Land Grant Science Tour

April 30, 2022, No comments

Is brewing beer a science, an art, or a bit of both? I would argue that for the macro-brewers it is essentially confined to science. If you are brewin ...

Brew Brothers earns accolades for ales

April 24, 2022, No comments

One local brewery has been quietly racking up some impressive wins of late: Brew Brothers, led by Head Brewer Ryan Torres for the last six years. Most ...

Combustion coming to Clintonville, celebrating anniversary

April 15, 2022, No comments

This Saturday, Picktown’s Combustion Brewing will celebrate their Fifth Anniversary with a blow-out gala. But the bigger, unexpected news was their ...

Fun and games with beer!

April 5, 2022, No comments

After a couple of years of COVID shutdown, I think we are all up for some good clean fun. And what goes better with good clean fun than good craft [&h ...

Three Tigers reopens Friday

March 28, 2022, No comments

When the Granville Fire Department built their new station last year at 500 S. Main Street, the old station immediately became a hot commodity. Severa ...

Goodwood Brewing now open in Arena District

March 21, 2022, No comments

Columbus’s latest brewpub, Goodwood Brewing, opened Monday, March 14 in the Arena District. Goodwood, you say? Well, it is actually Goodwood Brewing ...

Stein Brewing Opening in Newark

March 14, 2022, No comments

Dave Stein, owner of Mt. Vernon’s Stein Brewing, considered a number of potential locations for a second brewpub in the central-Ohio area before fin ...

Destination Drinking: Yellow Springs

March 8, 2022, No comments

Just twelve months ago, if you were driving through Yellow Springs and had a yen for a brewery-fresh craft beer, you had exactly one option: Yellow Sp ...

Bob’s Bar to celebrate 20th Extravaganza

February 18, 2022, No comments

The 20th Annual Extravaganza at the iconic Bob’s Bar takes place on Saturday, February 26th from 10 AM until 2AM Sunday morning. In order to keep th ...

The Evolution of Restoration Brew Worx

February 8, 2022, No comments

I recently had a fascinating opportunity to have a lengthy conversation with Frank Barickman about how Delaware’s Restoration Brew Worx has weathere ...

Holy Trinity Brewing Company opening downtown

December 21, 2021, No comments

I think it is fair to say that undertaking the building of a new craft brewery is a labor of love. For Tim and JoAnn McFeely, their baby has been [&he ...

Old Fool ready to start brewing in Licking County

November 23, 2021, 1 Comment

Old Fool Brewing opened just east of Newark on June 15 but has yet to brew a beer. They have survived to-date serving a nice array of guest beers whil ...

Mount Vernon Brewing open for business

November 16, 2021, No comments

In mid-2020, long-time home brewers Steve and Tina Ballantyne were working to find a location and secure funding for their dream of starting a craft b ...