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Mega Breweries Chance to Fight Craft Breweries

In “How Anheuser-Busch Can Beat Craft Beer at Its Own Game” Slate’s Pete Mortensen touts that Big Brewery (AB InBev/MillerCoors) have a fighting chance by making those hard-to-make beers, or by mass-distributi...
 
 
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The Mini Real Ale Fest
The Mini Real Ale Fest
The Mini Real Ale Fest

Smokehouse Brewing’s 11th Annual Mini Real Ale Fest

This year marked the 11th Mini Real Ale Fest at Smokehouse Brewing (formerly Barley’s Smokehouse). The festival is all about firkin cask versions of Ohio beers–no C02 for you draft lovers! From their site: Every Friday, w...
 

 
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Garnished beer.
Garnished beer.
Garnished beer.

Beer, with a Garnish

We recently celebrated Cinco De Mayo and with that you see a lot of Mexican lagers with limes stuck in the top of the bottle or on the side of the glass. This may be nothing new, but it got us thinking–what is the deal with the...
 
 
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Ramen Noodle Burger
Ramen Noodle Burger
Ramen Noodle Burger

May: National Burger Month

Thanks to a random ad on Facebook, I learned this is National Burger Month. I won’t mention the company that posted the ad, because I’m a jerk like that. I googled to confirm. And, yes, Virginia, it’s evidentl...
 
 
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Craft Draft Brewfest Gahanna
Craft Draft Brewfest Gahanna
Craft Draft Brewfest Gahanna

Gahanna Brewfest May 24th @ Creekside Plaza

Of course, as one event comes up, there are certain to be more to follow. So we have, shortly after Maifest, the Gahanna Brewfest on May 24th (warning, Flash website, so don’t bother on your phone!). I’ll do you a f...
 

 
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Maifest
Maifest
Maifest

Maifest May 10th @ Zauber

EDITED: May 6th–I missed MANBQUE and Smokehouse Brewing‘s inclusion. So Ryan and I took a trip to Zauber Brewing the other week, and came across a flyer for Maifest… A local brewery, celebrating Maifest (a European celebr...
 
 
 
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Harpoon Night
Harpoon Night
Harpoon Night

Boston Brewing at a Glance

Long time, no see! I’ve been wrapped up in life and a new job, and I’m diving back in! I had a brief pop-in to Boston, Massachusetts last week (sadly, not for PAX east), and had a chance to hit up a couple of the lo...
 

 
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Nine beers for chocolate lovers.
Nine beers for chocolate lovers.
Nine beers for chocolate lovers.

Chocolate + Beer

There’s no beating around the bush, that with Valentine’s Day tomorrow, you’ve got your chocolates and possibly flowers lined up. IF not, I hope you at least picked up something from Victoria’s Secret, o...
 
 
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Upcoming Beer and Drink Pairings

If you’re like us, you love when a place that serves great food teams their chefs up with some great breweries. No better way to “support local” (and sometimes, drink local), in my opinion! 101 Beer Kitchen is...
 
 
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The Good, the Bad and the Ugly… Beer

Let us start out but saying this is not an article badmouthing any kind of beer. Be it a cheap domestic or some fancy style beer–they are what they are. The cheaper domestics are what our parents and grandparents grew up with, ...