Ohio Brewery News



The second annual What? Music and Arts Festival happens in Columbus on Saturday, July 28, but you can get an early taste of the fest’s official beer next weekend. Endeavor Brewing will release What? Jam Session ale at their taproom on Sunday, July 14. This strawberry jam-inspired ale will be available on draft starting at 10 a.m. with a portion of the proceeds benefit the Brightside Foundation, a nonprofit organization benefiting mental health awareness and suicide prevention. Get more details at facebook.com/endeavorbrewing


Cheers to two years of beers from Saucy Brew Works! They’ll throw the doors open at 9 a.m. for their anniversary celebration on Saturday, July 6, and you’ll want to get there early for four big can and bottle releases. Saucy is bringing back Mango #5 sour IPA and What’s His Nuts peanut butter coffee stout in cans, as well as bottles of bourbon barrel aged What’s His Nuts and bourbon barrel aged Period Paragraph vanilla maple stout. Get all the beer details at facebook.com/saucybrewworkscle


Fans of Lockport Brewery in Bolivar have been patiently awaiting the opening of their new expanded brewery and taproom since it was announced almost exactly a year ago. Lockport will open their new facility at 10749 Wilkshire Boulevard to the public on Friday, July 12 starting with a ribbon-cutting ceremony at noon. The award-winning brewery will have a wide range of beers on tap, plus live music and giveaways throughout the weekend. Get more details at facebook.com/lockportbeer


Cheers to six years of beers from Catawba Island Brewing Company! The Port Clinton brewery has been turning out beer from Ohio’s north shore since 2013 and will celebrate with an all-day bash on Saturday, July 6. Enjoy indoor and outdoor games, food trucks, live music and more along with a full lineup of craft brews. Get more details at facebook.com/catawbaislandbrewingco


One of the most satisfying parts of writing this blog is highlighting the ways that Ohio craft breweries give back to their communities. According to our economic impact study, Ohio breweries donated approximately $1.15 million to charitable causes in 2018 and performed more than 13,000 hours of volunteer service. Case in point: DankHouse Brewing in Newark raised more than $25,000 for charitable causes in the past month alone. Read more about their philanthropic efforts at facebook.com/dankhousebrews


Breweries and boxing collide for the fourth time at Fifty West Brewing’s Punch Out event on Saturday, July 13. Amateur pugilists from Cincinnati-area breweries have trained for months in advance of this annual battle for bragging rights. In addition to the boxing matches, there will be beers from dozens of Ohio breweries available for fans in attendance. Get your tickets and go root for your favorite brewery to win their bout! Fifty West will announce the card in the week leading up to the event at facebook.com/fiftywestbrewingcompany


Cheers to a year of beer from Roundhouse Depot Brewing Company! The anniversary celebrations will be held on Saturday, July 6 at the brewery taproom in Bellefontaine. Several new beer releases are planned for the event, headlined by the tapping of a batch of Railroad Rye IPA aged for three months in a rye whiskey barrel. It wouldn’t be a birthday party without games, food and live music, so expect all that on top of a variety of delicious beers. Get details at facebook.com/roundhousebrewing

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