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Parsons North taps first few brews

February 21, 2019, No comments

After opening in late December with a lineup of guest beers to tide them over until their own beers were ready to serve, Parsons North Brewing Co is n ...

Grove City Lions Club hosting annual Spring Craft Beer Fest

February 20, 2019, No comments

The Grove City Lions Club will host their seventh annual Spring Craft Beer Festival on March 23. The beer fest will take place at the Aladdin Shrine C ...

Ohio Distillers Guild and North Market hosting Mix & Shake

February 12, 2019, No comments

The Ohio Distiller’s Guild and North Market are once again teaming up to present the fourth annual Mix & Shake on March 9. This after-hours ...

Homestead celebrating six years Saturday

February 11, 2019, No comments

The Homestead Beer Company, located on the former Newark Air Force Base campus, will celebrate six years of beers this Saturday, February 16. The even ...

Multiple women accuse Actual Brewing founder Fred Lee of sexual assault

February 10, 2019, No comments

In a story published on February 6, Columbus Alive reporter Andy Downing details multiple women’s accounts of sexual assault from Actual Brewing ...

Columbus Brew Adventures adds sour beer tour

February 5, 2019, No comments

Columbus Brew Adventures continues to keep pace with trends in the Columbus craft beer scene with their newest beer tour focusing on the emergence of ...

Bob’s Bar to host 17th Annual Extravaganza

February 4, 2019, No comments

If it’s February, it’s time for the annual Extravaganza celebrating the anniversary of one of Central Ohio’s pioneer craft beer haun ...

Nocterra Brewing opening February 2

January 22, 2019, 1 Comment

Nocterra Brewing Company will hold its grand opening on February 2 in Powell. The brewery comes from Bryan Duncan and Bruce Vivian, two homebrewing da ...

Endeavor Brewing launching cans

January 22, 2019, No comments

Endeavor Brewing Company will release their beer in cans for the first time starting this Thursday. The brewery is releasing cans of their Latin Lager ...

Granville Brewing now has a taproom

January 15, 2019, No comments

One of Licking County’s oldest breweries now has Licking County’s newest taproom. Since opening in 2013, the Granville Brewing Co, which is locate ...

Sideswipe celebrating anniversary and Arcade Super Awesome addition

January 14, 2019, No comments

Sideswipe Brewing will unveil new beers and new arcade games at their fifth year anniversary party this weekend. The brewery will be offering two spec ...

Echo Spirits Distilling coming to Grandview in 2019

December 22, 2018, 2 Comments

The former Four String Brewing taproom in the Grandview area won’t sit vacant for long as a new distillery is moving in with plans to start dist ...

First Look: Actual Brewing Clintonville opening early January

December 19, 2018, 3 Comments

[UPDATE 2/7]: Multiple women accuse Actual Brewing founder Fred Lee of sexual assault Actual Brewing’s Clintonville taproom and brewery is on tr ...

Get your Winter Beerfest tickets before the price increase

December 10, 2018, No comments

The 9th Annual Columbus Winter Beerfest will return to the Greater Columbus Convention Center February 8-9. The event will feature hundreds of craft b ...

Simple Times launches Cocktail of the Month subscription

December 4, 2018, No comments

Locally-crafted cocktail companion company Simple Times Mixers has launched a new “Cocktail of the Month” subscription service just in tim ...

The making of a beer dinner at 101 Beer Kitchen

November 28, 2018, No comments

I have to admit that I was once a bit of a skeptic when it came to beer dinners and the “art” of pairing beer and food. That changed quick ...

Olentangy River Brewing Company opening this weekend

November 14, 2018, 1 Comment

Lewis Center will get its first craft brewery this weekend when Olentangy River Brewing Company opens in a renovated warehouse near the corner of Rout ...

First look inside Antiques on High

November 13, 2018, 3 Comments

Sour-centric brewery Antiques on High is ready to open their doors as soon as their liquor permit processes, which co-owner Collin Castore hopes will ...

Old Dog Alehouse opens next week in Delaware

November 5, 2018, No comments

Delaware will get its third craft brewery when Old Dog Alehouse & Brewery opens its doors next week. The new restaurant and brewery is owned by J ...

Random Precision debuting seven sours Saturday

October 31, 2018, No comments

After a year of barrel aging, Random Precision Brewing Company’s sour beers are ready to release. The brewery, which opened its taproom doors in ...

The Daily Growler opening Polaris food court bar

October 16, 2018, 2 Comments

Mall food courts are usually known for bad pizza and giant pretzels but you’ll be able to add “beer” to that list when The Daily Gro ...

Somewhere In Particular Brewing opens tomorrow

October 15, 2018, 1 Comment

Nowhere in Particular is landing Somewhere in Particular as the famed gypsy brewer teams up with seasoned Columbus bar pros to launch a new brewery an ...

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

October 11, 2018, No comments

The Beers and Board Games Club (which is run by Drink Up Columbus) will host the fourth annual 24-Hour Board Game Marathon for Nationwide ChildrenR ...

Four String Brewing “closed until further notice”

October 10, 2018, 1 Comment

Four String Brewing has apparently shuttered their doors, although it is unclear if this is a temporary or permanent measure. Late last night the brew ...

Pretentious celebrating first anniversary

October 9, 2018, No comments

Solely sour brewery Pretentious Barrel House will celebrate their one year anniversary this Saturday. Read more about Pretentious Barrel House! The ev ...

High Bank Distillery teams up with the Blue Jackets

October 9, 2018, No comments

Grandview-based High Bank Distillery has inked a deal with the Columbus Blue Jackets to serve their spirits at Nationwide Arena. Read more about High ...

Stein Brewing opens in historic Mt. Vernon building

October 1, 2018, 3 Comments

Stein Brewing Company is now open in Mt. Vernon in the the Woodward Opera House building, which is listed on the National Register of Historic Places ...

Land-Grant fourth anniversary celebration Saturday

September 27, 2018, No comments

The Land-Grant Brewing Company is celebrating four years of beers with an indoor/outdoor party this Saturday, September 29 at their Franklinton brewer ...

Wolf’s Ridge celebrating fifth anniversary

September 25, 2018, No comments

It’s been five years since Wolf’s Ridge Brewing first opened their doors in September of 2013. [Read our article from five years ago about ...

Actual Brewing hosting science fair Saturday

September 20, 2018, No comments

Actual Brewing will host their third annual science fair this Saturday. Several science stations are planned for the event including augmented reality ...

Galena Brewing now open, but not in Galena

September 18, 2018, 1 Comment

The explosive growth of craft breweries in Licking County took another step forward on September 15 with the grand opening of Galena Brewing Company, ...

Crafted Drafts toasting to five years

September 11, 2018, No comments

Crafted Drafts is celebrating five years of serving the craft beer community in Central Ohio. Crafted Drafts opened its first bottle shop in the Gaha ...

Mad Moon launches SweeTarts cider

September 5, 2018, No comments

Pucker up: Mad Moon Craft Cidery is releasing a new SweetTarts hard cider. Mad Moon will be offering both draft and 4-pack bottles of the new cider Ta ...

Get your tickets for Hoof Hearted’s Dragonsaddle Day

September 4, 2018, No comments

Sepcial brews and live tunes are coming together on September 22 for Dragonsaddle Day at Hoof Hearted Brewing in Marengo, Ohio. The second annual Drag ...

Westerville to host Uptown Untapped

August 31, 2018, No comments

The “Dry Capital of the World” will be flowing with local craft beer on September 15 during Uptown Untapped. Uptown Untapped is a craft be ...

Hotel and museum now open at BrewDog

August 24, 2018, 1 Comment

BrewDog hopes the addition of a hotel and beer museum to their Canal Winchester production brewery will make their Central Ohio campus the hoppiest pl ...