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Saucy Brew Works to open Harrison West brewpub

February 14, 2020, No comments

Cleveland’s Saucy Brew Works is planning to open a Columbus brewpub at the former site of Caffe Apropos in the Harrison West neighborhood of Col ...

Celebrate the 2nd Quadrennial Leap Day in Grandview

February 13, 2020, No comments

Leap Day is almost here and we are once again pulling together all the classic Leap Day traditions (yellow and blue! rhubarb! Leap Day William!) for t ...

Pick Ohio Beer Fest returning to Combustion

February 12, 2020, No comments

Enjoy an afternoon of rare beers releases at the second annual Pick Ohio Beer Festival taking place February 29 at Combustion Brewing in coordination ...

Buzzsaw to start brewing in Whitehall

February 11, 2020, No comments

Whitehall will soon be home to a second brewery as the Buzzsaw Brewing Co expects to start production this spring. I first talked to Andrew Watkins an ...

Save on Winter Wine Fest tickets through February 1

January 25, 2020, No comments

The organizers behind the Columbus Summer Wine Festival will debut the Columbus Winter Wine Festival next month. The Winter fest will take place on Fe ...

Crooked Can Brewing targeting February open in Hilliard

January 23, 2020, 1 Comment

The Crooked Can Brewing Company hopes to open the doors to their Hilliard taproom by mid February with the adjoining Center Street Market to follow in ...

Sideswipe turns six Saturday

January 21, 2020, No comments

Sideswipe Brewing is celebrating their sixth anniversary this Saturday and releasing six brand new beers the occasion. In bottles Sideswipe is releasi ...

Columbus Winter Beerfest on tap this weekend

January 16, 2020, No comments

The 10th Annual Columbus Winter Beerfest will return to the Greater Columbus Convention Center this weekend with hundreds of craft beers from more tha ...

Galena Brewing moves to Westerville

January 14, 2020, No comments

When Galena Brewing opened in late 2018, we found it amusing that they were located in Johnstown and not in Galena, which is a small village just nort ...

Three Tigers releasing beer, scholarship in brewer’s memory

January 13, 2020, No comments

The final beer from Three Tigers Brewing’s head brewer Patrick Gangwer will be released at the Granville taproom later this month supporting a s ...

North High partnering with COhatch for Dublin brewpub

January 8, 2020, No comments

North High Brewing and Columbus-based coworking company COhatch are teaming up to develop a new brewpub and coworking complex in downtown historic Dub ...

Endeavor Brewing to start distilling

December 11, 2019, No comments

Endeavor Brewing recently announced plans to add a distillery to their Grandview-area brewery. Endeavor will be the first combined brewery and distill ...

Forbidden Root Brewery now open at Easton

November 29, 2019, No comments

Finish off your Black Friday shopping with a beer at the new Forbidden Root brewpub, which opens today at Easton Town Center. The botanical-inspired b ...

First bottles from Echo Spirits headed to store shelves

November 25, 2019, No comments

The first shipment of spirits from Grandview area distillery Echo Spirits is headed to state liquor control this week and expected to be on store shel ...

Olentangy River Brewing celebrates one year Saturday

November 14, 2019, No comments

At the Olentangy River Brewing Company taproom, “brewing’ refers to not just beer but also coffee, so it makes sense that the Lewis Center bre ...

Barley’s marks 27th Anniversary with Christmas Ale tapping

November 7, 2019, No comments

Barley’s Brewing Company will celebrate their 27th (!!!) anniversary this Friday with their annual Christmas Ale tapping. The keg taps at 7pm wi ...

Taft’s Brewing opening Columbus “Brewpourium” November 15

October 23, 2019, No comments

Cincinnati-based Taft’s Brewing Company will open the door to their Columbus Brewpourium on Friday, November 15. The Columbus Brewpourium occupi ...

24 hours of Beers and Board Games… for the kids!

October 21, 2019, No comments

The Beers and Board Games Club (which is run by Drink Up Columbus) will host the fifth annual 24-Hour Board Game Marathon beginning at 11am on Saturda ...

Westerville hosts Uptown Untapped this weekend

October 9, 2019, 1 Comment

Westerville, Ohio — once known as The Dry Capital of The World, the town that almost single-handedly brought us Prohibition — goes WET on October ...

Dankhouse celebrating turning two Saturday

October 9, 2019, No comments

Dankhouse will celebrate two years of brewing in Licking County this Saturday. As part of the celebration, owners Josh and Heather have assembled and ...

S.I.P. Local opens this week in Clintonville

October 8, 2019, No comments

Clintonville will get a new brewery this week with the opening of S.I.P. Local. S.I.P., which stands for “Somewhere In Particular,” opened ...

In-cider scoop: BrewDog hosting Columbus Cider Fest

October 2, 2019, No comments

BrewDog is celebrating the US launch of its Hawkes Cider brand by hosting the inaugural Columbus Cider Fest at BrewDog HQ in Canal Winchester this Sun ...

Watershed continues to win with gin

September 24, 2019, No comments

Bourbon Barrel Gin from Watershed Distillery has recently been awarded a double gold medal from the New York World Wine and Spirits Competition, earni ...

Trolley between Wolf’s Ridge and Land-Grant celebrations Saturday

September 24, 2019, No comments

Wolf’s Ridge Brewing and Land-Grant Brewing are celebrating anniversaries this Saturday and the two breweries are teaming up to provide transportati ...

Bexley Brewfest on tap for this Saturday

September 22, 2019, No comments

The first Bexley Brewfest will take place this Saturday, September 28. The festival will be held on the grounds of the beautiful Jeffrey Park Mansion. ...

Columbus Brewing Company taproom opens tonight

September 18, 2019, No comments

The largest brewery in Columbus will open the doors to its much anticipated taproom tonight. “We know how much our fans have wanted a taproom fr ...

Destination Drinking: Butler County, Ohio

September 10, 2019, No comments

Looking for a weekend away from Columbus to do some Destination Drinking? Trek about two hours southwest to Butler County, Ohio to explore breweries, ...

Gemüt Biergarten now open in Olde Towne East

August 23, 2019, No comments

A new brewery officially opens today in Olde Towne East: Gemüt Biergarten. “Gemüt is short for gemütlichkeit which is the feeling you get whe ...

Win tickets to this weekend’s BrewDog AGM

August 20, 2019, 18 Comments

BrewDog will host their Annual General Mayhem (AGM) event this Saturday at their brewery in Canal Winchester and we’re giving away a pair of tic ...

Columbus Summer Wine Fest returns Saturday

August 20, 2019, No comments

The second annual Columbus Summer Wine Festival will take place this Saturday at the Columbus Commons. Twenty wineries will be pouring at the event in ...

Ill Mannered Brewing turns four this weekend

August 19, 2019, No comments

This Saturday Ill Mannered Brewing will be celebrating four years of brewing in Powell. Head Brewer Tom Ayers plans on bringing back a serious lineup ...

Score a limited release print of your favorite Columbus brewery

August 15, 2019, No comments

The Daily Growler is combining beer pours and posters this Saturday at their second Prints and Pints event in the Brewery District. TDG will display a ...

Lions and tigers and beers, oh my! Brew at the Zoo is back

August 13, 2019, No comments

The Columbus Zoo and Aquarium will host their 6th annual Brew at the Zoo on Friday, August 23. The event will feature beer from Columbus Brewing, New ...

Homestead hosting fifth annual Wing Wars

August 12, 2019, No comments

It’s that time of year again — the Fifth Annual Wing Wars returns to Homestead Beer Company on August 25. Will Moe’s Original BBQ, the three-tim ...

Simple Times Mixers launches retail and tasting room

August 7, 2019, No comments

After two years of squeezing all the cocktail mixers they could manage out of their shared space at 1400 Food Lab, Simple Times Mixers has moved into ...

Anheuser-Busch acquires Platform Beer Co

August 7, 2019, No comments

Anheuser-Busch announced today the acquisition of Ohio-based Platform Beer Co. Platform operates four facilities in Ohio: two in Cleveland, one in Col ...