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High Gravity Hullabaloo Announces End of Popular Beer Event

Walker Evans Walker Evans High Gravity Hullabaloo Announces End of Popular Beer Event

After three successful years in existence, the High Gravity Hullabaloo is no more. The organizers of the event published an update on the Columbus Craft Beer Alliance website today to break the news to fans. “In Fall 2013, Jamie, Laura, and I came together with the goal of making a difference in the Columbus craft […]

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New Brewery Commonhouse Ales Coming Soon to Brewery District

Rebecca Wagner Rebecca Wagner New Brewery Commonhouse Ales Coming Soon to Brewery District

Lenny Kolada, the veteran craft brewer behind Smokehouse Brewing Company, has spearheaded a new community-focused B Corp brewery. Commonhouse Ales is set to launch this spring in the Brewery District. B corp certification occurs when a for-profit company is certified by a non-profit company for transparency, performance, and accountability of social and environmental performance, according […]

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The Best Beer in Columbus of 2015

Walker Evans Walker Evans The Best Beer in Columbus of 2015

Columbus is filled with great local breweries. In fact, our readers have already decided the Top 10 breweries of the year in the 2015 readers survey. But when it comes to individual beers, there’s a lot fewer things to take into consideration. Gone are the thoughts about the ambiance of a brewery’s bar setting, and […]

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Best Microbreweries in Columbus of 2015

Walker Evans Walker Evans Best Microbreweries in Columbus of 2015

For three years straight, Columbus Underground readers have voted for Seventh Son as their favorite local brewery in Columbus. Since launching in 2012, this microbrewery in Italian Village has become well known for both its regular and seasonal lineup of hops-heavy ales. It also doesn’t hurt that their brewery doubles as a neighborhood bar and […]

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Rockmill Tavern Planning German-Style Pub & Beer Garden

Walker Evans Walker Evans Rockmill Tavern Planning German-Style Pub & Beer Garden

If Matthew Barbee can gain the approval of the German Village Commission, he plans to open Rockmill Tavern in the neighborhood next year, combining his Belgian-style beers with the traditional German foods of Juergens Bakery to create a pub and beer garden that any europhile would love. The Commission held its first meeting about the proposed […]

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Rockmill Brewery Planning German Village Location

Walker Evans Walker Evans Rockmill Brewery Planning German Village Location

Soon you may no longer have to venture all the way out to Lancaster to get the full Rockmill Brewery experience. The local Belgian-style brewery has submitted collaborative plans to the German Village Commission to take over half of Juergens Bakery, located at 525 South Fourth Street, to open the “Rockmill Tavern”. If approved the project […]

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Wolf’s Ridge Brewing Increasing Production, Adding Taproom Kitchen

Rebecca Wagner Rebecca Wagner Wolf’s Ridge Brewing Increasing Production, Adding Taproom Kitchen

Wolf’s Ridge Brewing is gearing up to welcome two significant business expansions. Come December, the brewery will be gaining three new floor-to-ceiling fermenters. The fermenters will be installed on the left wall of Wolf Ridge’s sizable taproom, in full view of customers. Production will triple, increasing from 1,000 barrels per year to 3,000. This increase […]

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