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First Look: CBC Taproom

Susan Post Susan Post First Look: CBC Taproom

CBC Taproom pours its first beers for patrons today, Wednesday, September 18. The brewery’s first taproom in its 31 year history is now open at its production facility, 2555 Harrison Rd. The CBC Taproom will featuring a rotating selection of 24 CBC drafts, from familiar favorites, to unique creations brewery followers won’t have seen before. […]

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Hilltop Beer to Return This Summer

Walker Evans Walker Evans Hilltop Beer to Return This Summer

Editor’s Note: Hilltop Lager announced its return in a Facebook post on June 26. Thanks to a new collaborative brewing partnership, the popular Hilltop Lager from Four String Brewing will soon be making a return. Four String closed their doors abruptly last October, citing financial issues as the root of the problem. “Both the Hilltop […]

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Activists, Beer Enthusiasts Find Common Ground in Climate Change

Jesse Bethea Jesse Bethea Activists, Beer Enthusiasts Find Common Ground in Climate Change

They crowded into the small annex in the Land-Grant brewery in Franklinton, lovers of hops and barley and the Earth on which they grow, come to hear a four-person panel discussion on how climate change threatens everyone’s favorite beverage. This was the latest and last Defend Our Beer event put on by Defend Our Future […]

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Businesses Drop Actual Brewing Following Sexual Assault Allegations

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Businesses Drop Actual Brewing Following Sexual Assault Allegations

In the days following the release of a Columbus Alive article detailing sexual assault and rape allegations against The Actual Brewing Company owner Fred Lee, local businesses and organizations have taken justice into their own hands.  Lee, co-founder and co-owner of Actual Brewing since its opening in 2012, was accused of assault and harassment by […]

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Top 10: The Best Breweries in Columbus, Ohio

Best of CU Best of CU Top 10: The Best Breweries in Columbus, Ohio

There doesn’t appear to be any end in sight for the local brewery train, which makes it easy for us to determine the best breweries in Columbus. While the abrupt and mysterious closure of Four String Brewing left locals wondering how to cope with the loss of Hilltop Lager, the year also a lot of […]

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Herbal Beer Brewing Workshop

  Herbal Beer Brewing Workshop

“Brewing is a messy, chaotic, wet, stimulating and strenuous activity that promotes euphoria and health…”- Stephen Buhner, author of Sacred and Herbal Healing Beers: The Secrets of Ancient Fermentation About the Workshop: Join Tara Welty, herbal beer maven, for an immersive exploration of herbal brewing, including hands-on experience of the entire beer-making process. Topics covered […]

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The Top 10 Breweries in Columbus in 2017

Walker Evans Walker Evans The Top 10 Breweries in Columbus in 2017

2017 was a big year for beer in Columbus. Some of our local breweries were busy launching new products while others expanded their production facilities, and the overall trend in the consumer preferences for microbrews shows little signs of slowing down. Columbus was even recognized nationally has having the 9th highest “microbrewery density” in the […]

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