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Ohio Craft Beer Guide 2015

Ohio’s craft beer scene is booming. Here’s a guide to more than 100 breweries across the Buckeye State.

CENTRAL

The Actual Brewing Co.
655 N. James Rd., Columbus 43219,
614/636-3825, actualbrewing.com
Est. 2013

Barley’s Brewing Co.
467 N. High St., Columbus 43215
614/228-2537, barleysbrewing.com
Est. 1992

The Brew Brothers
6000 S. High St., Columbus 43207,
614/295-4700, sciotodowns.com
Est. 2015

Buckeye Lake Brewery
5176 Walnut Rd., Buckeye Lake 43008,
740/535-6225, buckeyelakebrewery.com
Est. 2012

Columbus Brewing Co.
535 Short St., Columbus 43215,
614/224-3626, columbusbrewing.com 
(CBC Restaurant located at 525 Short St.,
614/464-2739, columbusbrewingco.com)
Est. 1988

Elevator Brewing Co.
165 N. Fourth St., Columbus 43215,
614/679-2337, elevatorbrewery.com
(Elevator Brewery & Draught Haus located at
161 N. High St., Columbus 43215,
614/228-0500, elevatorbrewing.com)
Est. 2000

Four String Brewing Co.

985 W. Sixth Ave., Columbus 43212,
614/725-1282, fourstringbrewing.com
Est. 2011

Granville Brewing Co.
Granville, granvillebrewing.com
Est. 2011

Homestead Beer Co.
811 Irving Wick Dr. W., Heath 43056,
740/358-0360, homesteadbeerco.com
Est. 2012

Ill Mannered Brewing Co.
30 Grace Dr., Powell 43065,
614/859-6819, illmanneredbeer.com
Est. 2015  

Knotty Pine Brewing

1765 W. Third Ave., Columbus 43212,
614/817-1515, knottypinebrewing.net
Est. 2015

Land-Grant Brewing Co.

424 W. Town St., Columbus 43215,
614/427-3946, landgrantbrewing.com
Est. 2014

Lineage Brewing
2971 High St., Columbus 43202,
614/461-3622, lineagebrew.com
Est. 2015

North High Brewing

1288 N. High St., Columbus 43201,
614/407-5278, northhighbrewing.com
Est. 2011

Pigskin Brewing Co.
81 Mill St., Suite 150,
Gahanna 43230, 614/944-9311,
pigskinbrewingcompany.com
Est. 2015

Restoration Brew Worx

25 N. Sandusky St., Delaware 43015,
740/990-7120, restorationbrewworx.com
Est. 2015

Rockmill Brewery
5705 Lithopolis Rd. NW, Lancaster 43130,
740/205-8076, rockmillbrewery.com
Est. 2010

Seventh Son
1101 N. Fourth Ave., Columbus 43201,
614/421-2337, seventhsonbrewing.com
Est. 2012

Sideswipe Brewing

2419 Scioto Harper Dr., Columbus 43204,
614/719-9654, sideswipebrewing.com
Est. 2013

Smokehouse Brewing Co.
1130 Dublin Rd., Columbus 42315,
614/485-0227, smokehousebrewing.com
Est. 1997

Staas Brewing Co.
31 W. Winter St., Delaware 43015,
740/417-4690, staasbrewing.com
Est. 2013

Wolf’s Ridge Brewing
215 N. Fourth St., Columbus 43215,
614/429-3936, wolfsridgebrewing.com
Est. 2013

Twenty-Nine BrewPub
1692 Marion-Mount Gilead Rd.,
Marion 43302, 740/751-6085
Est. 2015

Uptown Deli and Brew
41 N. State St.,
Westerville 43081, 614/891-2337,
uptowndeliandbrew.com
Est. 2014

Zaftig Brewing
545 Schrock Rd., Worthington 43085,
614/636-2537, drinkzaftig.com
Est. 2014

Zauber Brewing Co.
909 W. Fifth Ave., Columbus 43212,
614/456-7074, zbeers.com
Est. 2012


NORTHEAST

Aqueduct Brewing
529 Grant St., Suite 106, Akron 44311,
330/606-6583, facebook.com/aqueductbrewing
Est. 2010

Birdfish Brewing Co.
16 S. Main St., Columbiana 44408,
birdfishbrew.com
Est. 2015

Black Box Brewing Co.

Westlake, bbbrewco.com
Est. 2005

The BottleHouse Brewing Co.
2050 Lee Rd., Cleveland Heights 44118,
216/214-2120, thebottlehousebrewingcompany.com
Est. 2012

Brick and Barrel
1844 Columbus Rd., Cleveland 44113,
216/331-3308, brickandbarrelbrewing.com
Est. 2015

The BrickOven BrewPub
604 Canton Rd., Akron 44312,
330/475-7005, thebrickovenbrewpub.com
Est. 2014

The Brew Kettle

8377 Pearl Rd., Strongsville 44136,
440/239-8788, thebrewkettle.com
Est. 1995   

Brew Mentor
7295 Mentor Ave., Mentor 44060,
440/951-2739, thebrewmentor.com
Est. 2010

Buckeye Brewing Co.
9941 Walford Ave., Cleveland 44102,
216/850-1434, buckeyebrewing.com
Est. 1997

Butcher and the Brewer
(Cleveland Brewing Co.)
2043 E. Fourth St., Cleveland 44115,
216/331-0805, butcherandthebrewer.com
Est. 2014  

Canton Brewing Co.
120 Third St. NW, Canton 44702,
330/409-0343, drinkcantonbeer.com
Est. 2014

Cellar Rats Brewery
7840 Doty Rd., Madison 44057,
440/466-3485, ratbrew.com
Est. 2008

Chardon Brew Works & Eatery
200 Center St., Chardon 44024,
440/286-9001, chardonbrewworks.com
Est. 2010

Cornerstone Brewing Co.

58 Front St., Berea 44017, 440/239-9820;
70–74 W. Main St., Madison 44057, 440/983-4520,
cornerstonebrewing.com
Est. 2005

The Cleveland Brewery

777 E. 185th St., Cleveland 44119,
facebook.com/216brew
Est. 2015

Fat Head’s Brewery
18741 Sheldon Rd., Middleburg Heights 44130,
216/898-0242, fatheadsbeer.com 
(Fat Head’s Brewery & Saloon located at
24581 Lorain Rd., North Olmsted 44070,
440/801-1001, fatheadscleveland.com)
Est. 1992

Franklin Brewing Co.
Elyria, facebook.com/franklinbrewingcompany
Est. 2012

Great Lakes Brewing Co.
2516 Market Ave., Cleveland 44113,
216/771-4404, greatlakesbrewing.com
Est. 1988

Hoppin’ Frog Brewery
1680 E. Waterloo Rd., Akron 44306,
330/352-4578, hoppinfrog.com
Est. 2006

JAFB Wooster Brewery
120 Beall Ave., Wooster 44691,
330/601-1827, jafbwooster.com
Est. 2012

Lager Heads Brewing Co.
325 W. Smith Rd., Medina 44256,
330/721-2337, lagerheads.us  
(Lager Heads Smokehouse located at
2832 Abbeyville Rd., Medina 44256, 330/725-1947)
Est. 2010

Little Mountain Brewing Co.
7621 Mentor Ave., Mentor 44060,
440/256-1645, littlemountainbrewing.com
Est. 2010  

Main Street Grille & Brewing Co.

8148 Main St., Garrettsville 44231, 330/527-3663, msg-brew.com
Est. 2007   

Maize Valley Winery and Brewery

6193 Edison St., Hartville 44632,
440/877-8344, maizevalley.com/beer
Est. 2014

Market Garden Brewery

1947 W. 25 St., Cleveland 44113,
216/621-4000, marketgardenbrewery.com
Est. 2011  

Millersburg Brewing Co.
60 E. Jackson St., Millersburg 44654,
330/674-4728, millersburgbrewing.com
Est. 2012

Nauti Vine Winery
(Mucky Duck Brewing Co.)
3950 S. Main St., Akron 44319,
330/644-5444, nautivinewine.com
Est. 2013

Nano Brew

1859 W. 25th St., Cleveland 44113,
216/862-6631, nanobrewcleveland.com
Est. 2012  

Paladin Brewing
6520 Mahoning Ave., Youngstown 44515,
330/550-6338, paladinbrewing.com
Est. 2015

Phoenix Brewing Co.

131 N. Diamond St., Mansfield 44902,
419/522-2552, phoenixbrewing.com
Est. 2014

Platform Beer Co.
4125 Lorain Ave., Cleveland 44113,
216/202-1386, platformbeerco.com
Est. 2014  

Portside Distillery and Brewery
983 Front Ave., Cleveland 44113,
216/586-6633, portsidedistillery.com
Est. 2011

Rocky River Brewing Co.
21290 Center Ridge Rd.,
Rocky River 44116, 440/895-2739,
rockyriverbrewco.com
Est. 1997

Royal Docks Brewing Co.
7162 Fulton Dr., Canton 44718,
330/353-9103, royaldocksbrewing.com
Est. 2015

Rust Belt Brewing Co.
12 W. Commerce St., Youngstown 44502,
234/855-0609, rustbeltbrewing.com
Est. 2013  

Scenic Brewing Co.
7253 Whipple Ave. NW,
North Canton 44720, 330/768-7788,
scenicbrewingco.com
Est. 2015

Thirsty Dog Brewing Co.

529 Grant St., Akron 44311,
330/252-2739, thirstydog.com
Est. 1997

Willoughby Brewing Co.
4057 Erie St., Willoughby 44094,
440/975-0202, willoughbybrewing.com
Est. 1998


NORTHWEST

Black Cloister Brewing Co.
619 Monroe St., Toledo 43604,
419/214-1500, blackcloister.com
Est. 2015

Black Frog Brewery
Toledo, blackfrogbrewery.com
Est. 2013

Bowling Green Beer Works
322 N. Grove St., Suite C, Bowling Green 43402,
512/299-2101, bgbeerworks.net
Est. 2015

Catawba Island Brewing Co.
2330 E. Harbor Rd., Port Clinton 43452,
419/960-7764, catawbaislandbrewing.com
Est. 2013  

Father John’s Brewing Co.

301 W. Butler St., Bryan 43506,
419/633-1313, fatherjohnsbrewery.net
Est. 2013   

Findlay Brewing Co.
227 1/2 N. Main St., Findlay 45840,
419/722-7395, findlaybrewingcompany.com
Est. 2013   

Flatrock Brewing Co.
621 N. Perry Street, Napoleon 43545,
419/966-1440, flatrockbrewery.com
Est. 2012
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Great Black Swamp Brewing Co.

Toledo, greatblackswampbrewing.com
Est. 2011

Kelleys Island Brewery
504 W. Lake Shore Dr., Kelleys Island 43438,
419/656-4335, kelleysislandbrewpub.com
Est. 1999   

Maumee Bay Brewing Co.

27 Broadway St., Toledo 43604,
419/243-1302, mbaybrew.com
Est. 1995

Neon Groundhog Brewery
13554 Mohler Rd., Grand Rapids 43522,
410/875-6475, majesticoakwinery.com
Est. 2015

Put-In-Bay Brewing Co.
441 Catawba Ave., Put-In-Bay 43456,
419/285-4677, putinbaybrewery.com
Est. 1996   

Red Rambler Coffees
(North River Brewing Co.)
1493 C N. Shoop Ave., Wauseon 43567,
419/335-2000, northriverbrewingco.com
Est. 2015


SOUTHEAST


Devil’s Kettle Brewing
97 Columbus Rd., Athens 45701,
740/589-7187, facebook.com/devilskettlebrewing
Est. 2015

Jackie O’s Brewery
25 Campbell St., Athens 45701,
740/447-9063, jackieos.com
(Jackie O’s Pub & Brewery located at
24 W. Union St., Athens 45701,
740/592-9686)
Est. 2005

The Lodge at Hide-A-Way Hills
29042 Hide-A-Way Hills Rd.,
Hide-A-Way Hills 43107, 740/569-7944,
hideawayhillslodge.com
Est. 1992

Marietta Brewing Co.
167 Front St., Marietta 45750,
740/373-2739, mariettabrewingcompany.com
Est. 1997

Moeller Brew Barn
8016 Marian Dr., Maria Stein 45860,
419/925-3005, moellerbrewbarn.com
Est. 2015

Old Mill Craft Beer
2376 St. Rte. 850, Bidwell 45614,
740/245-9463, facebook.com/oldmillcraftbeer
Est. 2012  

Portsmouth Brewing Co.
224 Second St., Portsmouth 45662,
740/354-6106, portsmouthohbrewing.com
Est. 1997

Southside Brewing Co.
62920 Georgetown Rd., Cambridge 43725,
740/435-3222, georgetownvineyards.com
Est. 2015

Weasel Boy Brewing Co.
126 Muskingum Ave., Suite E, Zanesville 43701,
740/455-3767, weaselboybrewing.com
Est. 2006


SOUTHWEST


Bad Tom Smith Brewing
4720 Eastern Ave., Cincinnati 45226,
513/871-4677, badtomsmithbrewing.com
Est. 2012

Bardwell Winery & Brewpub
716 N. High St., Mount Orab 45154,
513/309-0781, bardwellwinery.com
Est. 2010

Blank Slate Brewing Co.

4233 Airport Rd., Unit C, Cincinnati 45226,
513/979-4540, blankslatebeer.com
Est. 2011

Carillon Brewing Co.
1000 Carillon Blvd., Dayton 45409,
937/910-0722, carillonbrewingco.org
Est. 2014

Christian Moerlein Brewing Co.
1621 Moore St., Cincinnati 45202,
513/827-6025, christianmoerlein.com 
(Moerlein Lager House located at
115 Joe Nuxhall Way, Cincinnati 45202,
513/421-2337, moerleinlagerhouse.com)
Est. 2004

Crooked Handle Brewing Co.
760 N. Main St., Springboro 45066,
937/790-3450, chbeer.com
Est. 2015

Dayton Beer Co.
912 E. Dorothy Ln., Kettering 45419,
937/640-3107, thedaytonbeerco.com
Est. 2010
 
Dogberry Brewing Co.
7865 Cincinnati Dayton Rd.,
West Chester 45069, 513/847-8208
Est. 2015

Eudora Brewing Co.
4716 Wilmington Pike, Kettering 45440,
937/723-6863, eudorabrewing.com
Est. 2013

Fibonacci Brewing Co.

1445 Compton Rd., Cincinnati 45231,
513/832-1422, fibbrew.com
Est. 2015

Fifth Street Brewpub
1600 E. Fifth St., Dayton 45403,
937/443-0919, fifthstreet.coop
Est. 2012  

Fifty West Brewing Co.
7668 Wooster Pike, Cincinnati 45227,
513/834-8789, fiftywestbrew.com
Est. 2012

Hairless Hare Brewery

738 W. National Rd., Vandalia 45377,
937/387-6476, hairlessharebrewery.com
Est. 2013   

Listermann Brewing
1621 Dana Ave., Cincinnati 45207
513/731-1130, listermannbrewing.com
Est. 2008

Lock 27 Brewing
1035 S. Main St., Centerville 45459,
937/433-2739, lock27brewing.com
Est. 2013

Lucky Star Brewery

219 S. Second St., Miamisburg 45342,
937/866-2739, luckystarbrewery.com
Est. 2014

Mad Tree Brewing
5164 Kennedy Ave., Cincinnati 45213,
513/600-6519, madtreebrewing.com
Est. 2012

Mt. Carmel Brewing Co.
4362 Mt. Carmel-Tobasco Rd., Cincinnati 45244,
513/836-8733, mtcarmelbrewingcompany.com
Est. 2005

Old Firehouse Brewery
236 W. Main St., Williamsburg 45176,
513/536-9071, oldfirehousebrewery.com
Est. 2013

Quarter Barrel Brewery and Pub
107 E. Church St., Oxford 45056,
513/523-2525
Est. 2010

Rhinegeist Brewery
1910 Elm St., Cincinnati 45202
513/381-1367, rhinegeist.com
Est. 2013

Rivertown Brewing Co.
607 Shepherd Dr., Lockland 45215,
513/827-9280, rivertownbrewery.com
Est. 2009

Star City Brewing Co.
319 S. Second St., Miamisburg 45342,
937/701-7827, starcitybrewing.com
Est. 2013

Taft’s Ale House
1429 Race St., Cincinnati 45202,
513/334-1393, taftsalehouse.com
Est. 2015

Toxic Brew Co.
431 E. Fifth St., Dayton 45402,
937/985-3618, toxicbrewcompany.com
Est. 2013

Valley Vineyards Winery & Brewery (Cellar Dweller Craft Beers)
2276 E. US 22 & 3, Morrow 45152,
513/899-2485, valleyvineyards.com
Est. 2012

Warped Wing Brewing Co.
26 Wyandot St., Dayton 45402,
937/222-7003, warpedwing.com
Est. 2014

Yellow Springs Brewery
305 Walnut St., Yellow Springs 45387,
937/767-0222, yellowspringsbrewery.com
Est. 2013



Imports List
These breweries made their name elsewhere, but their locations here embrace our love for locally crafted beer.

Gordon Biersch Brewery
Dan Gordon and Dean Biersch opened their restaurant serving authentic, German-style beers in Palo Alto, California, in 1988. Since then, Gordon Biersch Brewery Restaurants have opened across the U.S., including a location in Columbus’ Arena District. 401 N. Front St., Columbus 43215, 614/246-2900, gordonbiersch.com

Granite City Food & Brewery
Originally opening in St. Cloud, Minnesota, in June 1999, Granite City has grown to 34 restaurants in 14 states, including Ohio locations in Lyndhurst and Maumee. 25419 Cedar Rd., Lyndhurst 44124, 216/297-4495; 2300 Village Dr. W., Maumee 43537, 419/878-9050; gcfb.com

Hofbrauhaus
The roots of Hofbrauhaus stretch back to 1589, when Wilhelm V, the Duke of Bavaria, built the legendary German brewery so he could get his hands on good beer. In 2003, the Hofbrauhaus brewhouse and beer hall concept arrived in the U.S., with the opening of the Newport, Kentucky, location, just across the river from Cincinnati. Columbus and Cleveland locations opened in 2014. 200 E. Third St., Newport, Kentucky 41071, 859/491-7200, hofbrauhausnewport.com; 800 Goodale Blvd., Columbus 43212, 614/294-2437, hofbrauhauscolumbus.com; 1550 Chester Ave., Cleveland 44114, 216/621-2337, hofbrauhauscleveland.com

Rock Bottom Restaurant & Brewery

For 25 years, Denver-based Rock Bottom has been part of the nation’s craft beer scene. There are now 32 locations across the U.S., including one on Cincinnati’s Fountain Square. 10 Fountain Square, Cincinnati 45202, 513/621-1588, rockbottom.com

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