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Beer Tasting 101: A Columbus Guide

Aimee Hancock Aimee Hancock Beer Tasting 101: A Columbus Guide

While beer tasting sounds like a simple enough endeavor, there are many key factors that are important to consider in order to make the most of the experience. Columbus offers a growing number of bars and breweries at which patrons may taste a variety of beers, some brewed locally and some imported from around the […]

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Which Brew is Really You?

Ayana Wilson Ayana Wilson Which Brew is Really You?

With over 20 distinct styles of beers from which to choose, it’s not always easy to pinpoint the perfect brew for you. After all, tastes vary based on things like the weather or activity. And if you’re new todrinking good beer, it’s difficult to know the next step. Taste is individual, and choosing the right […]

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Meet the Bad Boy Beards in Brewing

Ayana Wilson Ayana Wilson Meet the Bad Boy Beards in Brewing

It’s something of an unspoken rule, a rite of being that few even comment on because of its pervasiveness. True, there are exceptions, but they are just that, exceptions, and the norm still rules the day. I’m talking about brewers and their beards. In this city at least, it seems that if you are making […]

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Do You Have What it Takes to Launch Your Own Brewery?

Ayana Wilson Ayana Wilson Do You Have What it Takes to Launch Your Own Brewery?

As the craft beer trend continues to grow, more and more entrepreneurial enthusiasts are throwing their hat into the barrel. New microbreweries are  springing up overnight, it seems, each with their own distinct take on the perfect beers. But, is it really as easy as it may seem to start a brewery? Is turning a […]

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What’s Your Favorite Beer? 2014 Edition

Walker Evans Walker Evans What’s Your Favorite Beer? 2014 Edition

One of the best things about being a beer aficionado is that there’s a near-endless supply of different craft and speciality brews to sample and explore and experiment with. During last year’s Beer Week series we asked five local beer fans (who have contributed regularly to our 85+ page messageboard discussion on the topic) to […]

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Land Grant Brewery Prepares for Fall Grand Opening

Walker Evans Walker Evans Land Grant Brewery Prepares for Fall Grand Opening

The local team behind the new Land Grant Brewing is accustomed to abrupt changes in plans, as they’ve already had to relocate from Grandview to Franklinton before ever even opening, in addition to changing their company’s name from its original: Oval Brewing. But now that construction is in full swing, they’re running full steam ahead […]

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What’s in a Good Summer Beer?

Ayana Wilson Ayana Wilson What’s in a Good Summer Beer?

The summer season is synonymous with a few things: sunshine, the beach, barbecue, and, of course, beer. While we all have our favorites, there are arguably some beers better suited to heat and humidity than others. To that end, we asked Mary MacDonald, Executive Director of Ohio Craft Brewers Association, what she believes makes the […]

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