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The Top 10 Local Breweries in Columbus

Best of CU Best of CU The Top 10 Local Breweries in Columbus

Local breweries were hit hard by COVID in 2020, but creative pivots have ensued to help businesses weather the storm. While in-person bar foot traffic is understandably down, local breweries have switched to online orders, deliveries, curbside pickup and more grocery/retail options for drinking at home. When we surveyed our readers and editors at the […]

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Jackie O’s Opens for Curbside Pickup, Taproom & Brewery to Follow in 2021

Susan Post Susan Post Jackie O’s Opens for Curbside Pickup, Taproom & Brewery to Follow in 2021

Jackie O’s is bringing a little bit of Athens to Columbus – at least in curbside spirit. The Athens-based brewery is now offering curbside pickup from its retail storefront at 171 N. Fourth St. In October, the brewery announced it had purchased the former home of Elevator Brewing Company Downtown, with plans for on-site brewing, […]

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First Look: 1487 Brewery

Susan Post Susan Post First Look: 1487 Brewery

1487 Brewery is pouring its first beers at its new Plain City taproom, 7620 Industrial Pkwy. The German-style brewery is entering its soft opening with a lineup of eight of its own beers, including a Kölsch, Altbier, Hefeweizen, Raspberry Weiss and more. It’s a small preview of what’s to come. 1487 is loaded with 25 […]

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Brown Bag Deli Opening in Short North in Partnership with BrewDog

Susan Post Susan Post Brown Bag Deli Opening in Short North in Partnership with BrewDog

When BrewDog was brainstorming ideas to revamp its Short North bar and bring in a new food option that better fit the neighborhood, they kept coming back to one concept. “The neighborhood really needs a deli,” says Jon Quick, head of retail USA at BrewDog. They wished they could do something like popular German Village […]

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Elevator Brewing Company is For Sale

Walker Evans Walker Evans Elevator Brewing Company is For Sale

The owner of Elevator Brewing has listed the brewery for sale, citing financial hardship related to the coronavirus shutdown. The business and all equipment is being sold collectively for $750,000. Launched in 1999, Elevator is one of Central Ohio’s oldest breweries currently operating today, predating a wave of new beer businesses that have launched over […]

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Neighbors Look to Stop Proposed Bar & Restaurant in New Albany

Susan Post Susan Post Neighbors Look to Stop Proposed Bar & Restaurant in New Albany

A Change.org petition, a dedicated opposition website, and a NextDoor poll all measure the varying – and oftentimes – strong sentiments regarding a proposed bar-slash-brewery in New Albany.  The location in question is a 1830s era church and 0.93 acres of surrounding land at 6678 Central College Rd. The property is currently owned by the […]

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Sideswipe Brewing 6 Year Anniversary

  Sideswipe Brewing 6 Year Anniversary

Come party with us as we celebrate our sixth year brewing beer for this amazing city. We will be releasing 3 new bottled beers and one canned, along with several new beers on tap. Fetty’s Street Food & Cousins Maine Lobster will be here with the eats.

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