Monthly Archives: June 2014

A Review of Sideswipe Brewing’s Newly Opened Tap Room

Until this past week Sideswipe was the only Columbus brewery that had neither a taproom nor a brewpub.  To get your hands on their beer you had to make a trip to a local store and pick up a bomber … Continue reading

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Beer Review – Death by Rivertown Brewing

Back in 2012 Rivertown Brewing released a series of beers inspired by the four horsemen of the apocalypse: Pestilence – a Flanders Oud Bruin War – a smoked Irish Red Ale Famine – a black Hefeweizen Death – a Russian … Continue reading

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Beer Review – Conductor Imperial Rye by Actual Brewing

Last month I was downtown and my friend Phil suggested we stop by a small place called House Beer (843 N. High Street).  This place was completely off my radar but it is a cool joint with an impressive beer … Continue reading

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Hitting the Asheville Ale Trail Part 6 – Hi-Wire Brewing

After finishing my second pint at the Wedge I started my walk back up the hill to downtown Asheville.   It was after 7 pm now and the shadows were lengthening, but there was still an hour or two of … Continue reading

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Hitting the Asheville Ale Trail Part 5 – Wedge Brewing

After leaving Highland I drove back to my hotel, parked the car, and proceeded to walk the mile or so down to Wicked Weed to grab some dinner and a glass of beer.  After that I set out for Wedge … Continue reading

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Hitting the Asheville Ale Trail Part 4 – Highland Brewing

Founded in 1994 Highland is the oldest and biggest brewery in Asheville, possibly the largest in all of North Carolina.  So it seemed obligatory to pay them a visit.  Highland Brewing was initially located in downtown Asheville in the basement … Continue reading

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Hitting the Asheville Ale Trail Part 3 – Burial Beer Co.

Our next stop on the Asheville Ale Trail was Burial Beer Co., which is located less than 500 feet from our previous stop, Green Man (head east on Buxton and take the first left onto Collier).  Burial is a nanobrewery … Continue reading

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Hitting the Asheville Ale Trail Part 2 – Green Man Brewing

After leaving Wicked Weed we took the short walk (0.3 mi) over to Green Man Brewing. Named after a figure from Celtic folklore, Green Man was recommended to me by my friend Mark Richards.  They have been in business since 1997, … Continue reading

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Hitting the Asheville Ale Trail Part 1 – Wicked Weed Brewing

Recently I attended a conference in Knoxville, Tennessee that was to be followed by a vacation on the North Carolina coast.  Naturally my brain started thinking about enticing beer destinations that might be in the vicinity of either location.  It … Continue reading

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A Visit to Three Floyds Brewing – Another White Whale Bites the (Zombie) Dust

Following visits to Toppling Goliath and New Glarus we were able to squeeze in one more stop on our cross country trip—Three Floyds Brewing in Munster, Indiana.  If you are reading a beer blog like this one chances are you … Continue reading

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