Sometimes I just need to go off a little bit. When I heard Ohio lawmakers had blocked an attempt to raise the ABV limit for beer from 12% to 18%, I had to write this piece. Think of it as therapy after a setback, or as a rallying call. Read on, dear reader, and see how we can get rid of discrimination and pursue equality for craft beer.
So, is Market Garden leading a session beer revolution or is this more of a rebellion from the extremes? Either way, the truth is in the pint glass. I visited the Market Garden Brewery just a few days before their grand opening for a preview of the newest Ohio City beer mecca. Here’s how the brews stacked up.
With this weekend’s release of Three Floyds Dark Lord, perhaps the biggest release of the year, everyone is talking about beer releases. I reflected back on a release from Jackie O’s Brewery in February to bring you this article. I’m off to Dark Lord Day, enjoy the read! I was one of the lucky ones. [...]
On a rainy Saturday afternoon in March, many of the people responsible for moving things forward assembled at the Sachsenheim Hall for the 5th Annual Winter Warmer Festival. There was no shortage of the latest, newest, freshest offerings from many of the top Ohio breweries. Here’s how the 10 (at the very least) “new-to-me” beers poured that rainy afternoon, in no real order
I gathered a panel of my favorite Cleveland area hop-heads to do a “blind” tasting in two rounds, with a championship show-down at the end. We were all handed 5 oz glasses with a number but no name and we all ordered the beers according to preference. Here’s how the two “Conference Championships” and resulting “Super Bowl”played out!
Ohio can claim to have some of the best beers, breweries, brewpubs and retailers in the world. Here is a list of the notable Ohio beers, businesses and establishments who made the RateBeer best for 2011!