Earth Day 2023
Ohio breweries demonstrate their commitment to environmental stewardship.
Combustion’s Community Cleanup
Help keep Pickerington beautiful and protect it for generations to come by joining Combustion Brewery & Taproom for a cleanup event on Saturday, April 22. They will be leading a team of volunteers to pick up trash and remove invasive species from local parks, nature preserves and Pickerington Village. Sign up to volunteer here, then come to the taproom after your cleanup shift for a pint of Combustion’s brand new red IPA, The Great Outdoors, releasing this Saturday on draft and in 4-packs to go.
More details at facebook.com/combustionbrewing
A HighMinded Earth Day at HighGrain
High Grain Brewing is having an Earth Day all day party on Saturday, April 22 as part of their annual DankFest celebration. The day kicks off with a community trash pickup in Silverton at 8 a.m. (HighGrain will provide gloves and bags) followed by the DankFest munchie brunch at 10 a.m. Benken Garden Center will lead a plant potting event starting at 11 a.m. (bring your own reusable containers) and local vendors will show off their wares. Enjoy some dank IPAs, live music and family activities throughout the day.
Details at facebook.com/highgrainbrewing
HiHO’s Earth Day Birthday
HiHO Brewing Co. is having an “Earth Day Birthday” celebration from noon-5 p.m. on Saturday, April 22 at their taproom in Cuyahoga Falls. Enjoy a pour of HiHO’s “Low Impact” saison that utilizes local ingredients and has a low impact on the environment. Joining them will be other Earth-focused organizations including guest taps from Wooly Pig Farm Brewery and Noble Beast Brewing Co. and A Movable Feast Food truck who will be bringing a locally sourced Earth Day themed menu. On Sunday, April 23 at 11 a.m., HiHO will lead a park clean up at the Gorge Metro Park down the road from their taproom.
Details at hihobrewingco.com
MadTree Measures Up
MadTree Brewing in Cincinnati will be releasing their third Impact Report in the lead-up to Earth Day, detailing the brewery’s work to improve the environment in their community. On Thursday, April 20, MadTree will also be celebrating three amazing women for the Ascending Women event series: Marty MacPhee, animal behavior and husbandry professional with Disney; Christina Gorsuch, general curator at the Cincinnati Zoo; and Liv Birkenhauer, past president of Cincinnati Off-Road Alliance. You can also join MadTree at their taproom on Saturday, April 29 for One Good Party celebrating the brewery’s 1% For The Planet non-profit partners.
Details at madtree.com
Rhinegeist will host pint night fundraisers on the final two Wednesdays in April from 5-8 p.m., including tonight’s event with the Cincinnati Nature Center and another for Keep Cincinnati Beautiful on April 26. On Saturday, April 22 from noon-2 p.m., Rhinegeist staff will be volunteering with the Cincinnati Parks Foundation ObLITTERators program to help clean up litter at Kennedy Heights Park. Rhinegeist also brewed an Earth Day beer, Mutter Erde honey oat lager, which showcases malt from Rustic Brew Farm (Marysville) and Fall Harvest Honey from Honey Run Farm (Williamsport).