Greg Koch and the Craft of Stone Brewing Company

Greg Koch Preaches the Word of Craft Beer

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!

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One Hop Wonders, Live at BREWzilla

One Hop Wonders, One Night Only

14 local breweries picked a hop name out of a hat and brewed a similar pale ale but hopped it with their chosen hop. Since the time to taste these tasty treats is almost upon us, I just wanted to drop everyone a reminder. The participating breweries will all have their single hop beers at BREWzilla!

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Beer Guide to Cleveland Beer Week BREWzilla 2011

The Untappd Badge for Cleveland Beer Week

I teamed up with Brad of Cleveland Food and Brews to offer this list – our picks for the best beers at BREWzilla. This list came about by both of us ranking our beers and then cross referencing them against each others list. We both hope you find our information useful and we hope to see you at BREWzilla! Cheers!

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Cleveland Beer Week 2011 Preview & Bobby’s Picks

Cleveland Beer Week 2011 Logo

Cleveland Beer Week is more than just a reason to celebrate our favorite fermented beverage. In its third week, this premier city-wide, week-long event is like Beer Christmas and your Beer Birthday rolled into one. It’s like Mardi Gras with kegs instead of parade floats (although some of the great events just may get people [...]

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Three Floyds Ohio Launch Date & Beers Revealed

Three Floyds Behemoth

In a follow-up to some news I broke back in May, Three Floyds is re-launching in Ohio in the next 2 weeks. What beers can you expect? What’s happened since I got the scoop on the Ohio re-launch? here’s all the details you’ll want to know.

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New Beer Releases for Ohio (September, 2011 Edition)

IS that Ohio in your Glass?

Fall means Pumpkin Beers, Oktoberfest, and crisp autumn air that makes tailgating so much fun. It also means it’s time for another look at what craft beers will be appearing on shelves and taplists around Ohio. Check out what has been registered for sale in our state!

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Southern Tier I-90 Pale Ale, a Cleveland Beer Week Exclusive

A first look at the Tap Handle for Southern Tier I-90

Southern Tier is making an exclusive beer for Cleveland Beer Week 2011, a hoppy pale ale called I-90. What will the beer taste like? Where can you get some? Check out the details here and click on my links to the Cleveland Beer Week website to find out more. Cheers to great (exclusive) beers!

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Hoppin’ Frog Celebrates 5 Years & Rocks into the Future

Barrel Aged Naked Evil Label

At first glance, Fred Karm may not look like a rock star, but looks can be deceiving. Once you are in his presence, his passion for beer and his overall energy is just as contagious as the vibes given off by the greatest front men in music history. I chatted with Hoppin’ Frog’s owner on the company’s fifth anniversary and learned a lot about where the brewery came from and what’s to come.

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Buckeye Brewing’s Cleveland Beer Week 2011 Beer Unveiled!

Cleveland Beer Week 2011 Logo

Today we got our first look at the Buckeye Brewing Co. Cleveland Beer Week 2011 Brew – A hoppy German-style Altbier. That means it’s officially time to get excited about Cleveland Beer Week!!

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Founders Blushing Monk Changes Special Releases

The Beautiful Label for Blushing Monk 2011

The way special release beers are distributed has started to change. With more stores stocking craft beer, it was only a matter of time. Here, I share my thoughts about the recent Founders Blushing Monk release and give both sides of a story I see unfolding in the craft beer world, plus a review of the beer. I hope you enjoy!

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