Festivals

Ohio Brew Week

Ohio Brew Week

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Location: Various locations around Athens

Contact: Weston Lombard, Director

Jul 16-19, 2014

Ohio Brew Week celebrates Ohio's diverse craft brews during the week-long festival. Over 175 craft beers from breweries all around Ohio will be on tap.


2014 SCHEDULE OF EVENTS



Friday, July 11 - Rock N Roast - A great way to kick off Brew Week! The Ohio University Inn hosts this fun and free event featuring local band Backworks and a cash bar & food area. Beginning at 5:00pm on the patio. 

                             Jammin' Hog Music & BBQ Fest - Enjoy delicious pit-smoked BBQ while enjoying the sounds from The Royales at Kiser's at Eclipse! Tickets required for the music portion of the event; click HERE for details. Food served from 11:00am - midnight, music at 8:00PM.

Saturday, July 12 - Home Brew Competition - Each year, the Athens, Ohio Home-brew Club sponsors a home-brew competition as part of Ohio Brew Week. The competition is sanctioned by the Beer Judge Certification Program. The competition is open to all Ohio home-brewers. To check out competition rules and information, register an entry, or volunteer to judge or steward, click HERE.

Monday, July 14 - Beer & Cheese Event - Sample cheeses from Laurel Valley and Integration Acres along with Ohio Microbrews. A truly tasty event at Casa Nueva from 5:00-6:00pm.

Monday, July 14 - Keg Tapping Ceremony - Jackie O's Public House hosts the Official Keg Tapping Ceremony with Keynote Speaker, Joe Tucker, the CEO of ratebeer.com. Begins at 5:00pm

Tuesday, July 15 - OBW Trivia Night! - Test your knowledge and have some fun at Casa Nueva's trivia night from 9:00-11:00.

Wednesday, July 16 - Launch of "Bon Appalachia" - The launch of this local foods publication and index will be held at Kiser's at Eclipse during Ohio Brew Week. 

Friday, July 18 - New Crafts on the Block - The Ohio Craft Brewers Association will debut the new Ohio On Tap magazine at this official launch party. Sample craft beers from some of Ohio's newest breweries. Happens at ARTS/West from 7:00-10:00pm. 

Friday, July 18 - Back Yard Brew Fest - A classic car show, BBQ, brew-themed games, beer garden and live music all at The Athens Train Depot at W. Union St. (across from WG Grinders & The Smiling Skull Saloon. 4:00-10:00pm.

Saturday, July 19 - The Last Call - Formerly known as Brews on the Bricks, this appropriately named street fest will be the wrap-up event of Ohio Brew Week. Sample the brews, dine on local fare, purchase uniquely Athens art and dance to the all-day-long music! All on Court Street from approx. 2:00-11:00pm.


Keep checking back! Additional events posted as they become available.

For additional events and details, click HERE



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Enjoy this week-long celebration of Ohio Micro and Craft brews.

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Meet brewers and learn about the process of creating these amazing beers.

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Don't forget to check out local restaurants! Many will be cooking and pairing
meals with beers.