Ohio Brewery News
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Ohio breweries have popped up in quite a few repurposed buildings, including former churches, factories and fire stations. That last bit includes an impressive group of breweries like Gemüt Biergarten in Columbus, Municipal Brew Works in Hamilton and Three Tigers Brewing in Granville.
This week, we can add the Lebanon Brewing Company to the list as well. Founder Nathan Ridgely had originally set out to open the brewery in a different part of town before approaching Lebanon city officials about the opportunity to take over the decommissioned downtown fire station. Just as firehouses have been central to Ohio communities for years, breweries are highly involved locally and serve as gathering spaces for area residents.
The Lebanon Brewing Company will hold their official ribbon cutting ceremony on Friday, Sept. 23 at 10:30 a.m. and will open the doors to the public immediately thereafter. The taproom will open at 11:00 a.m. every day to follow, and is located within the Lebanon Designated Outdoor Refreshment Area if you’d like to walk around the historic downtown with a beer in hand this weekend. Don’t forget to stamp your Ohio On Tap passport starting this Friday as well!
For details on Friday’s grand opening, follow the brewery at instagram.com/lebanonbrewingco