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Platform Beer Co. Taproom Closed as All Employees Walk Out

Susan Post Susan Post Platform Beer Co. Taproom Closed as All Employees Walk Out

Editor’s note: This article was updated on 3/2/2021 with additional comments from Platform Beer Co. On Saturday, February 27, posts and images started circulating on social media indicating that staff of Platform Beer Co.’s Columbus taproom had walked out. A sign posted to the taproom door read, “The entire Platform Columbus crew has quit. The […]

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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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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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Brewmaster for a Day

  Brewmaster for a Day

A beer connoisseur’s dream evening! Experience the ambiance of a working microbrewery as you create a distinctive blend of hand-crafted beer using their unique Brew-on-Premise equipment. Learn more about the process, gain insider tips from expert brewers and come back three-four weeks later to pick up your personally brewed micro-creations. Food and beverages available on-site […]

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The Top 10 Local Breweries of 2019

Best of CU Best of CU The Top 10 Local Breweries of 2019

The 2010s were the decade of craft beer in Columbus. Dozens of new breweries have launched all over the city (and region) and some have quickly become go-to favorites for beer aficionados. The best brewery of 2019 was determined once again by our readers and editors, and returning champ Wolf’s Ridge Brewing topped the list […]

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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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The Columbus Coffee Festival Returns!

The 6th Annual Columbus Coffee Festival returns on Saturday September 25th and Sunday September 26th!