Lancaster hosting first Brew Week in August

Written by on July 30, 2018 in Beer, Events - No comments

The first Lancaster Brew Week is slated to take place August 12-18.

Lancaster Brew Week is organized by Aaron Uhl, who is also the founder of Lancaster BrewFest which will celebrate its fifth year as the official closing event for Brew Week.

“This year we wanted to make [BrewFest] extra special by expanding the celebration to be a weeklong event, partnering with businesses for unique events and offering more brews to try,” said Uhl in a statement.

Lancaster Brew Week will feature more than 20 events throughout the community including tap takeovers, a home brew competition and food pairing events. Lancaster Brew Week will kick off on August 12 at Double Edge Brewing with a special beer tapping at noon and a homebrew competition at 4pm. A full schedule of events is below — visit lancasterbrewfest.com for additional information.

Sunday, August 12

Event: Brew Week Special Beer Tapping
Location: Double Edge Brewing Co.
Time: 12pm-7pm
Address: 158 West Chestnut Streete
Overview: Lancaster Brew Week officially begins with the tapping of the official Brew Week beer, a New England IPA brewed in collaboration with Double Edge, Combustion and Outerbelt breweries.

Event: Buckeye Lake Brewery Tap Takeover
Location: Max and Erma’s
Time: 12pm-11pm
Address: 2703 North Memorial Drive
Overview: Max and Erma’s is kicking off a Buckeye Lake tap tapeover which will be available throughout Brew Week.

Event: Home Brewer’s Competition
Location: Double Edge Brewing Co.
Time: 4pm-6pm
Address: 158 West Chestnut Streete
Overview: Tap your beer brewing skills at the Lancaster Brew Fest! Entries should be submitted by 5pm on Friday, August 10 to Double Edge Brewing. Two 12 ounce bottles or 1 bomber per entry. Accepted beer styles: pale ales (IPA, American Pale, etc), stouts/porters, and brown/amber ales.

Monday, August 13

Event: Burgers and Brews
Location: Max and Erma’s
Time:Address: 2703 North Memorial Drive
Overview: Snack on slider burgers from Max & Erma’s paired with Buckeye Lake’s Blonde, Shovelhead, Coffee Stout, and Irish Red, for a special pairing price that includes a Petite Treat dessert. This pairing will be available Monday-Wednesday.

Event: Jackie O’s Beer Pairing Dinner
Location: Ale House 1890
Time: 6pm-9pm
Address: 149 West Main Street

Tuesday, August 14

Event: Meet the Brewer Happy Hour with Outerbelt Brewing
Location: Ale House 1890
Time: 4pm-7pm
Address: 149 West Main Street
Overview: Meet the brew crew while you sample beers from Outerbelt Brewing

Event: Bend and Brew
Location: The Mill Event Center
Time: 5pm-7:30pm
Address: 431 South Columbus Street
Overview: Natural Remedies is hosting a “Bend & Brew” at the Mill Event Center. Doors open at 5pm and yoga begins at 6:30pm. Enjoy two beers and one hour of yoga for $30.

Event: Brew Week Special Beer Release Party
Location: Combustion Brewery & Taproom
Time: 5:30-7:30
Address: 80 West Church Street
Overview: Try the New England IPA brewed by Double Edge, Combustion and Outerbelt just for Lancaster Brew Week.

Event: Cakeskis and Brewskis: Cupcake and beer pairing
Location: Double Edge Brewing Co.
Time: 6pm-9pm
Address: 158 West Chestnut Street
Overview: Enjoy cupcakes from The Confectionary paired with beers from Double Edge

Wednesday, August 15

Event: Beer and board games
Location: Double Edge Brewing Co.
Time: 5pm-10pm
Address: 158 West Chestnut Street
Overview: Join Double Edge for a family-friendly evening of board games and brews!

Event: Brew-B-Que
Location: Bob’s Backyard
Time: 5pm-8pm
Address: 157 West Main Street
Overview: Bob’s is grilling up BBQ slides to pair with beers from Outerbelt Brewing

Event: Cheesecake and Beer Pairing
Location: Combustion Brewery & Taproom
Time: 5pm-7:30pm
Address: 80 West Church Street
Overview: Combustion will pair four beers with four cheesecakes from The Cheesecake Girl for $18. Stop by anytime from 5-7:30 to sample the pairing.

Thursday, August 16

Event: Shake & Pair
Location: O’Huids Gaelib Pub
Time:> 3pm-10pm
Address: 167 W Main St

Event: Jackie O’s Tap Takeover
Location: Ale House 1890
Time: 5pm-8pm
Address: 149 West Main Street

Event: Charcuterie and Beer Pairing
Location: Combustion Brewery & Taproom
Time: 5pm-8pm
Address: 80 West Church Street
Overview: Combustion will pair four beers with four salamis from North Country Charcuterie for $12. Times are flexible, stop by anytime. Stop by anytime from 5-8 to sample the pairing.

Event: Think While You Drink
Location: Combustion Brewery & Taproom
Time: 7:30pm-9pm
Address: 80 West Church Street
Overview: Get your beer brain ready for some craft beer themed trivia.

Friday, August 17

Event: Live Music and Food Truck Friday
Location: Double Edge Brewing Co.
Time: 7pm-9pm
Address: 158 West Chestnut Street
Overview: Woodfired will be serving pizza while a trip plays old time fiddle tunes in the taproom.

Event: Live Music at the brewery
Location: Combustion Brewery & Taproom
Time: 8pm-10pm
Address: 80 West Church Street
Overview: Musicians Chaz Mechenbier and Nicki Jo Baker will be playing rock, folk, blues and taking your!

Event: Brew Ha Ha Comedy Night
Location: O’Huids Gaelib Pub
Time: 10pm-12am
Address: 167 W Main St
Overview: Have a few laughs while you enjoy a tap takeover from Fat Head’s Brewery

Saturday, August 18

Event: Kegs and Eggs
Location: O’Huids Gaelib Pub
Time: 10am-12pm
Address: 167 W Main St

Event: Bend & Brew
Location: Ale House 1890
Time: 11am-12:30pm
Address: 149 West Main Street

Event: Coffee Loves Beer
Location: Double Edge Brewing Co.
Time: 11am-2pm
Address: 158 West Chestnut Street
Overview: Sip on different coffee beers crafted using coffee beans from The Well

Event: Lancaster BrewFest
Location: Downtown Lancaster
Time: 5pm-10pm
Overview: Lancaster BrewFest is the final event for Lancaster Brew Week. BrewFest will feature 20-25 different Ohio breweries in downtown Lancaster, along with food trucks and live entertainment. Tickets are $35 for general admission, $50 for VIP and $15 for DDs and are available online.

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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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