Ohio Brewery News



All beer is a balance between bitterness generally imparted by hops and sweetness derived from sugars released from malted grain. The continued success of the IPA style has raised public awareness of the multitude of hop varieties available, but the flavors contributed by different malts can often still be a mystery even to the most dedicated craft beer drinkers. Join representatives from Origin Malt at Seed to Sip, an educational beer tasting session at North High Brewing on Saturday, July 20 at 11 a.m. Learn more and reserve your tickets at facebook.com/northhighbrewing


We’re a little embarrassed that we missed this story last week, but with 300+ breweries in Ohio, it’s hard to catch everything all the time. MadCap Brew Co. released their first beers in cans for National Independent Beer Run Day on Wednesday, July 3. The first two canned offerings on the market are Gold Flash golden ale – named in honor of the Kent State Golden Flashes – and Bullet IPA, one of the breweries longest-lived recipes. Four-packs of 16 ounce cans are available at the taproom in Kent and at select local retailers. More details at facebook.com/madcapbrewco


Early bird discount tickets for the Northwest Ohio Brew-B-Que at 4KD Crick Brewing in Defiance are on sale now through Sunday, July 21. The event, to be held on Saturday, August 3, will feature beers from 21 Ohio breweries, live music and a barbecue buffet prepared by the Sweetwater Chophouse (adjacent to 4KD Crick on the grounds of the Eagle Rock Golf Club). Get more details and secure your tickets at facebook.com/4kdcrickbrewery


The 14th annual Ohio Brew Week kicks off today and runs through Saturday, July 20. 40 Ohio breweries will be participating in 150 events at 37 official venues around southeast Ohio. This long-running celebration has become one of the state’s premier craft beer events, drawing brewers from around the state to the week-long party centered in Athens. The Ohio Craft Brewers Association is proud to sponsor the Ohio Brew Week online beer list, featuring many event exclusive brews. Check it out at ohiobrewweek.com/brews


Branch & Bone Artisan Ales will release three beers at their Dayton taproom on Saturday, July 13. White Lodge is a new double IPA heavily dry hopped with Citra, Mosaic and Vic Secret hops. Black Lodge is a fruited Berliner Weisse with black currant and blackberry. Ghost Heart is foeder aged wild ale refermented on second use black raspberries and local honey. White Lodge and Black Lodge will be sold in 16 ounce cans, Ghost Heart will be available in 500 mL bottles. Get full details at facebook.com/branchandboneales

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