MadTree’s New Branding

I have been throwing you guys as many hints as possible on social media – especially when their sweet new distro van was parked outside of 1.0 a week or two ago – but now the cat’s out of the bag and I can let loose on this one: MadTree is re-branding… or refocusing their […]

Cincinnati Beer Release Roundup – January 2019

A new year doesn’t mean that things change too much… it’s still Cincinnati, and we’re still thirsty! This city has a ton of beer releases each month, and I try to keep track of all of the packaged beer that hits shelves for you. While this is definitely the best list of them all, I’m […]

Cincinnati Beer Release Roundup – December 2018

It’s another new month, which means another full list of beer releases that you most likely are having a hard time keeping up with!  No worries Cincinnati… the Gnome is here to help with that!  I keep a running list each month of every packaged release from one of our fantastic breweries around town.  I […]

Cincinnati Beer Release Roundup – September, 2018

The hits keep coming – the cans keep filling our fridges with each release!  There’s a lot of beer releases around Cincinnati to keep track of, which is why I put these Roundup Posts together – so you don’t have to try to keep track of it all alone! As always, if you see packaged […]

Taft’s Nebulosity Receives A Receipe Tweak And Heads To Cans?

I love label approvals.  I assume you’ve figured that out if you regularly browse this website, as you’ll see them pop up from time to time followed by a post full of exclamation points.  This one fits right into that really excited category, because I think that Taft’s is one of the most underrated breweries […]

It’s Time! West Side Brewing’s Cans Are Ready For Your Beer Fridge.

If you’ve been playing along with the packaging release game, you’ll remember that I told you that it was only a matter of time before we would be seeing Westwood’s West Side Brewing getting their packaging off the line and into your hands.  Just in time for your summer barbecues, pool parties and backyard gatherings […]

A Sneak Peek At This Year’s Rhinegeist Anniversary Beer

Every year Rhinegeist releases a new beer to celebrate their anniversary – these beers are themed to not just how old they are, but to the party that goes along with their anniversary.  It’s what makes taking a little sneak peek at the label for their anniversary release so much fun – it gives us […]

West Side Brewing – Here Come The Cans!

The move into packaging for a new brewery is a big one.  It’s a special moment in the timeline of that brewery, and one that I feel should be celebrated.  Gone are the days where you can only get your beer into places that offer draft sales.  No more are you confined to drinking your […]

Volume 3 – Episode 29 – DogBerry. Cans, Haze, And Staying The Same

It’s been way too long since I’ve done a show at West Chester’s DogBerry Brewing Company.  This brewery has been a fun one to watch over the last year, as they’ve grown from being a nano brewery into a neighborhood gathering spot, pumping out 20 unique taps from their shiny new 10bbl brewhouse, and they’re […]

DogBerry – Growth, Cans, and staying the same.

Our little DogBerry.  I can’t believe how much you’ve grown, and you’ve managed to change so much while staying exactly the same.  If you don’t know the West Chester, Ohio brewery that I’m talking about this story will just be the same old “Brewery begins canning” story.  I promise you that it’s so much more, […]

Rhinegeist Stryker, Even More Rhinegeist Canning News

I know you, craft beer drinker.  Say what you will when you’re sitting with your buddies drinking your barrel aged sours, you still love your IPAs.  You still really love those Imperial IPAs too, don’t you?  Stryker is a really good one if I’m onto what you like to drink with this statement… and the […]

Rivertown Set To Get Some New Releases Out In The Wild!

It was only a matter of time, with Rivertown moving into their big new production facility in Monroe almost a year ago, we’re finally starting to see the fruits of their labor in a big way.  I told you about the debut of their beloved Roebling Nitro in cans, but that’s just the tip of […]