Ohio Brewery News



Save the date: the annual first pour celebration for Great Lakes Christmas Ale is set for Thursday, October 24 at their Ohio City brewpub. If you’ve never witnessed the spectacle yourself, the brewpub doors open at 11 a.m. to the sounds of Christmas carolers, followed immediately by the entrance of Brewer Santa with the first keg of Christmas Ale in tow. After some brief ado, the Christmas Ale flows and the city of Cleveland rejoices. Get all the details and enter to win a VIP experience at facebook.com/greatlakesbrewingco


Penguin City Brewing introduced their new Brewmaster Select series of beers this week with planned releases on the first Thursday of the month going forward. The first installment of Doug Beedy’s signature series is 10-10-19 farmhouse IPA, available in 12 ounce bottles at the brewery in Youngstown. Later this month, Penguin City will release John Young apple ale in conjunction with the Downtown Youngstown Zombie Crawl on Saturday, October 26. Get details on that release at facebook.com/penguincitybeer


It’s Hoptoberfest time in Hicksville, the annual fall bash at Two Bandits Brewing. The festivities get underway Saturday, October 12 at 1 p.m. with a 0.8K run (still time to register if you’re feeling marginally athletic). The Hoptoberfest brew tent will open immediately after the race and feature several northwest Ohio breweries and wineries, including 4KD Crick, Drop Tine and Father John’s. Get all the details on the day’s events at facebook.com/twobanditsbrewing


Cheers to two years of beers from DankHouse Brewing! The party kicks off at 8:30 a.m. at the brewery in Newark with the Breakfast Beers session featuring big stouts and other breakfast-inspired brews (ticket required). The public session starts at noon with at least a dozen DankHouse beers on tap, including collaborations with Branch & Bone Artisan Ales, Pretentious Barrel House, New Holland Brewing and Melvin Brewing. Get all the details at facebook.com/dankhousebrews


Congratulations to Dead Low Brewing, who held their grand opening celebration in Cincinnati on Thursday, October 10! The nautical-themed brewery, located a stone’s throw from the Ohio River in the California neighborhood, opened with nine beers on draft – ranging from lagers and cream ales to Belgian-style brews to a Caribbean stout – and another eight on deck to be released in the coming weeks. Stop in and get your Ohio On Tap passport stamp! Dead Low opens at 3 p.m. daily.


Have you seen the beer list for Ale-O-Ween, the Halloween-themed Ohio craft beer fest coming to Dayton on Saturday, October 19? We’ll be pouring some real heavy hitters, including two 2019 Great American Beer Festival medal winners (Market Garden Brewery’s Prosperity Wheat and Daybreak from Wolf’s Ridge Brewing), plus some really fun one-offs and rarities from Warped Wing, Sonder Brewing, Columbus Brewing, Urban Artifact, Taft’s Brewing, Yellow Springs Brewery and more. Check out the list of 120+ beers and get your tickets: ohiocraftbeer.org/ale-o-ween

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