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Celebrate Columbus Craft Beer Week in Grandview

Columbus Craft Beer Week Grandview

The second annual Columbus Craft Beer Week kicks off on May 13 with nine days and more than 200 events taking place all across Central Ohio! We’ve got your guide to the best events happening in and around Grandview – be sure to book a hotel room in Grandview if you’re planning to enjoy more than a few brews and learn more about craft beer in Grandview!

Friday, May 13

Craft Beer Week Kickoff Party at Grandview Yard Market District
Come and try your favorite and new cutting edge beers from an assortment of local and national breweries, and the first chance to try the official CCBW collaboration beer. Hang out with brewers and representatives from breweries like Bell’s, Boulevard, Lagunitas, Columbus Brewing Company, Hoof Hearted and more. Great food, great beer, and all the fun you can handle – more info

Barrel-Aged Bash at Zauber Brewing
Join Zauber Brewing Co as they kick off Craft Beer Week with a special Barrel Aged Bash. Mill St. Distillery will be at Zauber as they uncork their barrel-aged Imperial Stout and Belgian Dark. Zauber will also be tapping a small batch of “Bourbongeist” – more info

Flight Night at Marshall’s
What better way to sample different beers than with a flight. This night only, Marshall’s will offer ALL flights of any four beers for only $5! Here’s to hoping you find a new favorite – more info

Bell’s Brewery Night at Winking Lizard
Grandview Heights Winking Lizard Tavern kicks off Columbus Beer Week with a patio party and Bell’s draft night featuring Oberon, Third Coast Old Ale and their brand new Oatsmobile Session Pale Ale on tap – more info

Firkin Friday at Smokehouse Brewing
Try a Smokehouse ale fresh from the firkin! Smokehouse will be featuring MacLenny’s Scottish Ale dry hopped with Willamette and dandelion – more info

Coast to Coast East Coast Challenge at Woodlands Tavern
The first round of Woodlands Tavern’s Coast to Coast Challenge will feature the following East Coast breweries: Dogfish Head Beer, Heavy Seas Beer and Sixpoint – more info

Saturday, May 14

Mini Real Ale Fest at Smokehouse Brewing
Smokehouse Brewing Company’s 13th annual Mini Real Ale Fest is taking place May 14 from 12-3pm. Attendees will receive a souvenir glass and tasting tickets for Real Ales, all naturally conditioned in firkins from Ohio craft breweries. This is your graduate course in beer – more info

Ghost Ship Vortex Baltic Porter Bottle Release at Four String
Stop by for the first ever release of Four String Brewing Company’s HUGE new Baltic porter. Hand numbered 750ml bottles for sale exclusively at our taproom. Starts 12pm and runs until out of the beer – more info

Southern Tier Pigroast at Grandview Yard Market District
Come enjoy what Market District does best…pairing food and beer. Try Southern Tier’s newest craft offerings, an experimental gose, and the freshest pork possible – more info

Sideswipe Brewing Taproom Grand Re-Opening
Sideswipe Brewng has taken over the space next door to put in a new and improved taproom. The new taproom will have a bigger bar with 12 taps, more seating, darts, foosball and more, and the launch event will feature new brews and a food truck – more info

The British Are Coming at The Ohio Taproom
Royal Docks Brewing Company of Canton, Ohio will be featuring four casks of their traditional, naturally conditioned Real Ale on the patio at The Ohio Taproom. Stop by for a pint or two and bring your growler because they’ll also bring cold, carbonated versions of each of the brands so you can take it home with you – more info

Sunday, May 15

Platform Beer Co. + 1803 Bacon Beer and Bacon Brunch at The Commissary
Craft beer and bacon for Sunday brunch? That’s a no brainer. Head to The Commissary Columbus for a special collaboration between 1803 Bacon and Platform Beer Company. This four course beer and bacon brunch will featured bacon cured, seasoned, and/or smoked four different ways and then added to four of your favorite breakfast dishes! Each dish will be paired with new and limited release beers from Platform Beer Company – more info

Beer 101 with Homestead Beer at The Ohio Taproom
Join the boys from Homestead Beer Co. & learn about the beer-making process. You’ll be able to see, taste, and smell beers at different stages of the brew-cycle, sample some hops and grains, and of course, the finished product! First 24 Homestead Beer Co. pints purchased get to keep the glass – more info

MEAT the Brewers at Zauber Brewing
Come MEET the masterminds behind Zauber Brewing Co beer while you enjoy some MEAT! Join Zauber for a cookout in the brewery while you ask their brewmasters all your pressing beer questions. Proceeds from this event will benefit Heart to Heart International – more info

Best of the Midwest at Marshall’s
Marshall’s is recognizing the best of the midwest for the third day of Columbus Craft Beer Week with brews from Short’s, Land-Grant, Christian Moerlein, Maumee Bay, Jackie O’s, Great Lakes and more – more info

Monday, May 16

Crafting Beer Cocktails at Zauber Brewing
Beer + liquor? Yes! Beer cocktails are a big trend, and Zauber Brewing has paired up with Karate Cowboy to lead a tasting of beer and spirits followed up with a beer cocktail making class – more info

Founders Brewing Night at Winking Lizard
The Grandview Heights Winking Lizard Tavern will be flowing Founders All Day IPA, Mosaic Promise IPA, Curmudgeon Old Ale and Misty Mountain Hop Brown Ale – more info

Meet the Brewer: Columbus Brewing Company at Grandview Yard Market District
Come out to Grandview Yard Market District to meet the Columbus Brewing Company team to talk about brewing and what’s to come as they bring their new brewery up to full speed. Also, enjoy some of their beers paired up with gourmet cheeses and charcuterie – more info

Summer Seasonals at Marshall’s
Marshall’s is featuring a selection of some of the top summer seasonals including Christian Moerlein Strawberry Pig Cream Ale, Deschutes Hop Slice Session IPA, Zaftig Juicy Lucy IPA and CBC Summer Teeth Kellerbier – more info

Tuesday, May 17

Craft in Columbus: A conversation with local brewery pioneers at Smokehouse Brewing
With almost 30 craft breweries in Central Ohio today, it’s easy to forget that just five years ago, there were only five. Fortunately, a few of the early pioneers of craft beer in Columbus are still active in the scene and are ready to share stories about how they got involved with craft beer, what it was like working in the industry before it was “cool”, and how it’s felt to watch a new generation of breweries emerge – more info


Poppin’ on the Patio with Platform Beer Co. & Hopped Corn at The Ohio Taproom

Join Platform Beer Co. & Hopped Corn at The Ohio Taproom for a beer, hopped corn pairing and tasting. Newly announced that they will be opening a Columbus brewery, Platform Beer is working with Hopped Corn to pair 4 beers with specially-made popped kettle corn. Beer and hop-flavored kettle corn – what could be better – more info

Coast to Coast West Coast Challenge at Woodlands Tavern
The second round of Woodlands Tavern’s Coast to Coast Challenge will feature the following West Coast breweries: Stone, Boulevard, North Coast and Left Hand – more info

Craft Beer Trivia Night at Zauber Brewing
Come test your knowledge of all things beer with a special craft beer trivia! Free to play with games beginning at 7 and 8pm. Prizes include gift cards, growlers, and bombers – more info

Wednesday, May 18

Don’t Look a Dark Horse in the Mouth at Local Cantina Grandview
Dark Horse Brewing tap takeover featuring: Crooked Tree IPA, Raspberry Ale, Boffo Brown Ale, Reserve Special Black Ale, Amber Ale, Barrel Aged Plead the 5th, Barrel Aged Scotty Karate, Sapient Trip, Kamikaze Kaleidoscope and Rain in Blood Orange Pale – more info

Kindred Ales Mini Tap Takeover at The Ohio Taproom
Join representatives of Kindred Artisan Ales, the Columbus area’s newest brewery. The Ohio Taproom will be pouring standard beer offerings as well as a special, small-batch beer only available that night. There will be swag of all sorts, and really really good beer – more info

Collaboration Night at Marshall’s
All right stop, collaborate and listen. Marshall’s is bringing you some tasty beer collaborations including Fat Head and Boulder’s Hopfenweizen collab and more to be announced – more info

Thursday, May 19

Duvel-Moortgat Beer Dinner at Grandview Yard Market District
Join Grandview Yard Market District as they pair a five course meal with five very different beers from Brewery Ommegang, Duvel, Boulevard, Liefmans and Chouffe. Seats are limited so stop by the store early to reserve your spot – more info

East Coast, West Coast, North Coast Night at Winking Lizard
Join Winking Lizard Tavern in Grandview for a limited tapping of a variety of IPAs- Dogfish Head Romantic Chemistry, Stone Brewing’s Pataskala Red X IPA, Fat Head’s Head Shrinker Imperial IPA and Great Lakes Brewing Company’s Chillwave Imperial IPA – more info

Columbus Beer Night at Marshall’s
Marshall’s is featuring a full lineup of Columbus craft brews from A-Z, with beers from Actual Brewing, Columbus Brewing, Four String Brewing, Kindred Ales, Zauber Brewing and more to be on tap – more info

Friday, May 20

Six One Pour: The Ohio Craft Beer Fest at Huntington Park
The nearby Six One Pour Ohio Craft Beer Festival at Huntington Park featuring more than fifty Ohio craft breweries can’t be missed – more info

Ohio Favorites at Marshall’s
Love Ohio beer? Then you’ll love this! Marshall’s is paying homage to some of the best that our beloved state has to offer, with beers from Great Lakes, Jacki O’s, Maumee Bay, Homestead, Land-Grant and more – more info

Saturday, May 21

Sierra Nevada Beer Camp Across America at Winking Lizard
Sierra Nevada’s 2016 Beer Camp Across America is stopping at the Winking Lizard Tavern in Grandview! Beer Camp beers on tap include Sweet Sunny South Table Beer, Moxee Moron Imperial Session IPA, Family Values Imperial Brown Ale, West Latitude Session Rye, Pat-Rye-Ot Revolutionary Pale Ale and Stout of the Union Robust Stout! Plus a 2007 Sierra Nevada Bigfoot is coming out of the Lizard cellar to tap as well – more info

Coast to Coast Midwest Coast Challenge at Woodlands Tavern
The third and final round of Woodlands Tavern’s Coast to Coast Challenge will feature the following midwest breweries: MadTree, Three Floyds and Jackie O’s – more info

Bar Jenga Tournament at Zauber Brewing
Come test your giant Jenga skills on Zauber Brewing Co’s patio! Zauber will be hosting a life-sized Jenga tournament during Columbus Craft Beer Week Presented by Giant Eagle with prizes including growlers, t-shirts and Columbus Crew jerseys – more info


Don’t forget to book a hotel room in Grandview if you’re planning to enjoy more than a few brews and learn more about craft beer in Grandview.

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