A few weeks ago another “brewery” in Cleveland’s Ohio City area opened its doors for the first time. But is Nano Brew really worthy of being called a brewery? Or, is has a good idea been twisted around by overzealous owners intent on proving Ohio City is a beer hotspot while ignoring the economics of nano brewing and rejecting some of craft beer’s basic principles? Check out what’s probably my most controversial article yet!
In leiu of a bottled effort (and perhaps another showdown with the Ohio Division of Liquor Control), 15 of the Cleveland Area’s best breweries teamed up in 6 groups to create some tasty-sounding one-offs for Cleveland Beer Week 2012. Here, I list the breweries involved and the styles they decided to brew!
The 2012 edition of the largest competition and lineup of beers in the Midwest is now in the books and a great time was had by all. The festival poured over 700 different kinds of beer and featured row after row of great stands featuring awesome brews in the cavernous IX Center. Check out who won medals and how we all won with such great beer!
International Beer Fest is Back for Another Round May in Cleveland means one thing for craft beer lovers – The I-X Center proudly announces the return of International Beer Fest, the largest showcase and competition of world beers in the Midwest, held May 11 & 12, 2012, at the I-X Center in Cleveland. The event [...]
I was perusing the list of beer products approved for today Ohio and noticed some interesting names on the list. When I saw they were AB products, I was shocked. Is this indeed a revival of lost brands, an attempt to confuse consumers or has the eagle landed and run out of ideas?
Greg Koch is a legend. The CEO of Stone Brewing Company is one of craft beer’s greatest evangelists. He’s constantly pushing the business forward and his new book, “The Craft of Stone Brewing Co.” gives all beer fans insight into the products and business of Stone. I got to chat with him while he visited Cleveland for his book tour. Here’s what he had to say!