Monthly Archives: April 2015

Columbus Craft Beer Week – Collaboration Beer Preview

The first annual Columbus Craft Beer Week (CCBW) is just around the corner. Among the 18,000 events planned for the nine days of CCBW the collaboration beers are arguably the most interesting aspect of the event. Things kickoff this Friday, May 1 at … Continue reading

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Central Ohio Brewers Talk Hops Part 2 – Favorite Aroma Hops

This is the second installment in my three part series featuring Central Ohio brewers talking about hops.  In part 1 of this series we looked at the supply and demand angle.  In this post I asked the brewers one simple question, … Continue reading

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Beer Review – Thudstaff by Hoof Hearted

With the weather finally coming around this is my last post in the Sunday Stout Soliloquy series.  I was planning to review Goose Island’s Bourbon County Brand Stout, going so far as drinking a bottle that I had stashed away and … Continue reading

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Central Ohio Brewers Talk Hops, Part 1 – Supply and Demand

Of the basic ingredients in beer no component is changing faster than hops.  Hop breeders are continually pushing the envelope to develop new strains of hops that express exotic aromas and flavors that range from tropical fruits to blueberries to cat … Continue reading

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Beer Review – Founders KBS is it worth the hassle?

Those of you keeping track will have noticed that I missed a couple of weeks in the Sunday Stout Soliloquy series.  Perhaps you thought it was over because the series was only supposed to run until the end of winter, … Continue reading

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First impressions of Lineage Brewing

As a long time resident of the Clintonville neighborhood of Columbus I was excited when I learned that we were going to get our own brewery, Lineage Brewing.  No longer would I have to endure the taunts of my friends … Continue reading

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