Land Grant to launch Quadrahopic and Concentrate as Rotating Seasonals

The beer portfolio at Land Grant Brewing Company features an extensive mix of beers, ranging from the year-round core beers like Stiff Arm and Greenskeeper, to one-off collaborations like Got Fuzz or Totes Liotes.  The Franklinton brewery recently announced that two hop-forward beers—Quadrahopic and Concentrate—are being promoted from the irregularly recurring IPA series to year... Continue Reading →

The King of Ohio Contest Goes Belgian

  Fans of funky, fruity, spicy, yeast-driven beers take note, the King of Ohio contest is returning this fall with the single-minded goal of identifying the best Belgian-style beer brewed in the Buckeye State.  The annual contest, organized by beer bloggers and writers in the Buckeye State, is open to all commercial breweries in Ohio... Continue Reading →

Adventures in Lambic Land

It’s a Friday afternoon in early April, two days into my Belgian beer holiday.  As I write this I’m sitting in the modern tasting room of Brouwerij Drie Fonteinen, savoring a 2012 vintage bottle of oud geuze and a cheese board.  Sunlight streams through the windows, it seems like the first completely sunny day in... Continue Reading →

Hitting the Trappist Ale Trail Part 2 – Into Wallonia

Belgium is formally divided into three regions, Dutch speaking Flanders in the north, French speaking Wallonia in the south, and bilingual Brussels lying roughly in the middle.  Setting the capital territory aside, the other two regions are separated by more than just language.  Each has its own parliament, political parties, religious preferences, and of course... Continue Reading →

Belgium or Bust

After spending a few enjoyable days in Amsterdam, today I leave the land of tulips and windmills, Rembrandt and van Gogh, Heineken and Grolsch.  My destination, Belgium, has long been at the top of my list of dream travel destinations.  The anticipation is palpable, and for good reason.  In Belgium brewing is elevated to an... Continue Reading →

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