Ohio Brewery News



The newest brewery in Columbus is an import from the Queen City. The Taft’s Columbus Brewpourium opened to the public on Friday, Nov. 15 and is wasting no time getting in good with their new neighbors. Today at 4 p.m., they will tap a collaboration beer made with Land-Grant Brewing: The McDowell Shuffle – named for the street that connects the two Franklinton breweries – is a single hop pale ale featuring fruity and dank Strata hops. Read more at facebook.com/taftsbrewpouriumcolumbus


Cleveland’s favorite craft beer event, Winter Warmer Fest, returns to Windows on the River on Saturday, March 7, 2020. Tickets go on sale at 7 a.m. on Black Friday with a $10 discount on the first 100 early admission tickets sold. Last year, those 100 discount tickets sold in about 40 minutes and this year is expected to go even faster. Set your alarm now! Tickets available on Friday, Nov. 29 at beerfesttickets.com/winterwarmer2020


Cheers to a year of beer from Missing Falls Brewery! The party starts today at 4 p.m. and runs through Sunday with commemorative glassware available to the first 50 customers each day. Several new anniversary beers will be tapped for the festivities, including three heavyweights clocking in at more than 10% ABV: In Bruges Belgian quad, Bearded Axe barleywine and Winternights Russian imperial stout. To help get you to Missing Falls and other downtown Akron breweries, the city is providing a free trolley loop from 4-8 p.m. Details at facebook.com/missingfallsbrewery


If you’ve been participating in Movember or No-Shave November – both have their roots in raising money and awareness for prostate and testicular cancers – don’t let a month of follicle growth go to waste. Findlay Brewing Company will hold a beard and moustache competition on Saturday, Dec. 7, with judging over five categories: general moustache, full beard, full beard with stylized moustache, partial beard and whiskerina (for ladies’ handcrafted beards). The brewery will also tap Abominator barrel aged imperial stout in time for the contest. Get all the details at facebook.com/findlaybrewing


Two of Ohio’s top purveyors of hazy IPAs have teamed up on a collaboration brew that will see release next week. DankHouse Brewing in Newark and Missing Mountain Brewing in Cuyahoga Falls will each tap Dank Mountain on Wednesday, Nov. 27. This New England-style double IPA is quadruple dry hopped with Comet, Strata, Columbus, Mosaic, Hallertau Blanc and Summit hops. Available at both taprooms on Thanksgiving Eve.


On next week’s blog, we’ll be dishing details on a lot of Ohio breweries’ Black Friday beer releases (we’ll publish that on Wednesday, by the way, so you have time to make your shopping plans). The Dayton Beer Company, however, is beating the Black Friday rush by releasing two barrel aged beers in bottles on Saturday, Nov. 23. Soggy Crumbs, the brewery’s annual gingerbread ale was aged in Old Forester 1910 bourbon barrels and Midnight Dream raspberry Russian imperial stout was aged in Sagamore rye whiskey barrels. Read more at facebook.com/daytonbeerco

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