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Rockmill Brewery to Open Tavern in Brewery District

Rebecca Wagner Rebecca Wagner Rockmill Brewery to Open Tavern in Brewery District

Lancaster-based Rockmill Brewery is expanding their Columbus reach, filling in the recently-vacated World of Beer in the Brewery District with a farmhouse-style tavern. Rockmill Tavern, a small brewpub, will open at 503 South Front Street. The space is a 3,800 square-foot facility. Owner Matthew Barbee says that when all is said and done, the sit-down space […]


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 […]


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 […]


Spring Into: Collaboration Brews

Ayana Wilson Ayana Wilson Spring Into: Collaboration Brews

We are living in the great age of craft brewing. Every week, it seems, there’s a new artisanal beer to be savored, and given the number of craft breweries located just in the state, more often than not, that new beer has local roots. Seventh Son Brewing opened at 1101 North Fourth Street in December […]

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Wedding Style: Genevieve and Todd

Anne Evans Anne Evans Wedding Style: Genevieve and Todd

Celebrating the bounty of Ohio is what Genevieve Reiner and Todd Mills had in mind for their late summer wedding at Rockmill Brewery’s farm in Lancaster. Food has been a central part of the couple’s relationship; they met at a Food Forum in the Spring of 2011, an event organized by Local Matters, Edible Columbus, […]

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Rockmill Brewery Opens in Lancaster on Saturday

Walker Evans Walker Evans

The microbrewing scene continues to expand in Central Ohio as Rockmill Brewery opens up this weekend and joins the mix. Located on an 11-acre family-owned farm in Lancaster, Rockmill will feature four Belgian style ales: Tripel, Dubbel, Saison and Witbier, all in wine-bottle sizes. Brewmaster Matthew Barbee is producing the beers using a spring located […]


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