Woodburn’s Anniversary Party

It sounds like a tiki party of an anniversary to me!  Our Woodburn brewery is growing up too fast, and is turning 1 this month with a party that is looking like it’s going to be a blast (and get fans of the NE IPA style all pumped up).  They’re not only going to be […]

Urban Artifact Keypunch

Brewery – Urban Artifact Beer – Keypunch ABV – 4.3% PH – 3.4 A Gose infused with the juice and zest of fresh key limes.  Light, crisp, key lime pie flavors are the perfect companion for the hot days of summer. If you have yet to drink a few of these beers sitting next to […]

FigLeaf Signs With Cavalier And Goes Statewide

It’s always fun to write good, happy beer news – and this is great news for anyone living in the state of Ohio.  It’s about to get a lot easier to get your thirsty face onto some FigLeaf beer as they have announced their partnership with Cavalier Distributing to get their beer across the whole […]

Urban Artifact Bewilderfest 2017 Bottle Details – And Whirligig

They’re hot off the heels of yet another fantastic release of one of their now famous Midwest Fruit Tart Ales, called Faraday Cage (made with plums) and Urban Artifact is not set to quit blowing minds and getting beer geeks all worked up quite yet. Whirligig For starters, they posted an update to social media […]

Braxton Twisted Bit

Brewery – Braxton Brewing Company Beer – Twisted Bit Style – Dortmunder Lager ABV – 5.8% IBUs – 30 This traditional German style lager has the malt profile of a Helles and the hop character of a Pilsner, but is slightly stronger than both. The minute addition of common minerals to the brewing water, and […]

The Original Braxton Labs NEIPA 001 Set To Hit Cans

Braxton Labs is all about experimentation.  It’s the entire purpose of the brewery – to innovate, play around and be creative.  That doesn’t mean, however, that the brewery doesn’t listen to their loyal fans about what they like and want when it comes to packaging and even new beers that are going to come out. […]

Blank Slate Is Closed – Now What?

This one hurts, guys.  Blank Slate is closed and the beer community is stunned. I won’t pretend that Ei8ht Ball didn’t hurt too when they closed their doors, because it did. This one is different though.  Ei8ht Ball closed in a very different way, for very different reasons that Blank Slate did.  Yes, the announcement […]

Pours For Paws

I’m not sure how the craft brewing industry first got tied in with our love for mans best friend – but it seems that almost wherever you go, if you find yourself a craft brewery, you’ll find people hanging out with their dogs.  This is pretty true here in Cincinnati, too – with a large […]

March First Craft Lager

Brewery – March First Beer – Craft Lager Style – American Lager ABV – 5.1% Clean, Refreshing, Malty – Pours a harvest gold with a frothy white head.  A clean, malty aroma mixes with hints of orange marmalade and citrus.  Notes of bready malts and roasted corn.  Medium bodied and creamy.  Slight malty sweetness gives […]

A New Listermann Brewing Company

It’s time for Listermann to grow up a little bit.  I don’t mean that in any negative light – it’s just that Listermann as a brewery, as a brand, as a space has by the very nature of a brewery that opened before you were allowed to have taprooms in Cincinnati, and as a company […]

Christian Moerlein Mexican Style Lime Lager

Brewery – Christian Moerlein Beer – Mexican Style Lime Lager Style – Fruited Lager ABV – 5.5% IBUs – 12 Moerlein Mexican Lime Lager is a crisp golden lager brewed with lime and sea salt for a south of the border twist. A fiesta of fascinating flavors, featuring notes of lemon-lime and a slight acidity […]

There’s Still Time To Help Fund The Brewing Heritage Trail!

It’s a long time in the making, the Cincinnati Brewing Heritage Trail.  If you’re “out of the loop” and aren’t really sure what I’m talking about, I encourage you to read a little more about the trail before we dig in to this. I’ll wait. Ok, so now that we’re on the same page as […]