Ohio Brewery News
Opening This Weekend
Ignite Brewing Company‘s new taproom in Brunswick will hold its grand opening this Friday, June 30. The family friendly taproom and patio is part of The Courthouse complex, which houses a variety of activities including a “ninja warrior” obstacle course, axe throwing and extreme games. Doors open at 3 p.m. on Friday with the first 100 customers to receive a commemorative glass. Find out more at ignite.beer
Ohio’s newest brewery, Eleventhree Brewing, will open the doors of their Chardon taproom to the public this Friday, June 30 at 3 p.m. An initial tap list has not yet been announced, but fans of double dry hopped hazy IPAs are likely to find something that suits their palates based on brewer Dave Wickman’s prolific homebrew history. Get details on Eleventhree’s opening weekend schedule at facebook.com/eleventhreebrewing
Scott and Laura Morgan have been hard at work converting their home near the village square in the Cincy suburb of Glendale into a cozy craft brewery and taproom. Visitors walking through the front door of GlendAlehouse Brewery should feel right at home: go through the foyer to the dining room – converted to serve as the bar – then find a spot in the house to sit and sip. After the initial opening, the Morgans plan to develop their spacious backyard to accommodate more guests. Follow GlendAlehouse Brewery in Instagram for updates on a targeted August opening date.
It’s been a little over two years since Mike and Lisa Bauman took over the dentist’s office on the corner of Franklin and Federal in Toronto, Ohio, just north of Steubenville. After significant remodeling and a major addition to the property, Squids Brewery is on the cusp of opening to the public. Give them a follow on social media for updates: instagram.com/squidsbrewery
John McGroarty has honed his brewing expertise at several breweries around northeast Ohio prior to going out on his own with Green Valley Brewing Company. While Hudson’s newest brewery is still under construction, McGroarty has been making the rounds with brewing industry pals to brew collaboration beers that can be served when Green Valley is ready to open their doors. No timetable has been announced yet, but look for collabs with the Butcher & the Brewer, Noble Beast, Bell Tower and more on the tap list when the grand opening happens. Find out more at instagram.com/greenvalleybrewingco
Wandering Monsters Brewing received their manufacturing permit this week, which means an opening date isn’t far away. Founder Jason Brewer traveled to Chicagoland to visit old friends from Phase Three Brewing Company and brew Monster Bird, a double dry hopped double IPA made to commemorate the opening of Wandering Monsters in Anderson Township. Follow Wandering Monsters on Instagram for updates on their soon-to-be-announced opening date.
A new building on the Austin Grain Co. site in Frankfort – halfway between Chillicothe and Washington Court House – will be the home of Austin Mill Brewing Company. Plans to restore and repurpose the titular mill building will commence after the brewery opens. Follow them on Facebook for updates.
Rowhammer Brewing in Chauncey – just north of Athens – is renovating a century-old hilltop school campus for their brewery and taproom. The brewery and the renovation project each have their own Instagram accounts so you can follow their progress.
The 137-year-old building that will house Flying Pig Brewing in downtown Caldwell – about 25 miles north of Marietta – has been structurally reinforced to support the brewery. Construction of the brewhouse and taproom is underway, follow Flying Pig on Facebook to stay up-to-date on the progress.