Monday, February 27, 2012

Miami Valley Brewers

In last week's Dayton City Paper, I ran interviews with the heads of the three breweries slated to open in 2012: Toxic Brew, Dayton Beer Company, and Vitruvian Brewing Company. The online version contained some additional questions and answers that didn't fit in the print.

An exciting time to be into craft beer in Dayton. All three breweries were great to work with, and I'm wishing them all a successful launch. Here are a few extra photos that I shot while working on the piece.

Left side of Toxic Brew. See shuffleboard!

Right side of Toxic Brew

Toxic Brew looking out the street

Look for this sign on 5th street in the Oregan District

Brewing system at Dayton Beer Company

Dayton Beer Co. fermentation vessels

These taps will soon flow with Dayton Beer Co. drafts

Tasting room and bar at Dayton Beer Co.

Wednesday, February 01, 2012

AleFest Columbus: This weekend

You've been to the Dayton AleFest for years. Why not try the Columbus one? Use it to build your tasting list for the big game. The AleFest team has an amazing line-up once again, including some rare casks. Here are all the details:

AleFest Columbus Brewery List Available
Choose from over 250 craft beers 
from 100+ breweries, 
with rare draught & cask offerings

Link to the list of breweries for Saturday: Brewery List Columbus 2012

Directions to The Aladdin Center here: Aladdin Shrine Center Info

AleFest General InfoAleFest Official Website
Bell's Two Hearted Ale & Thirsty Dog Hoppus Maximus
***in cask, draught and bottle***
An excellent educational way to experience the differences & similarities of one beer via all 3 traditional delivery methods 
Special Appearance by OSU Greats:

Michael Wiley, Standout OSU & NFL Tailback 
Founder of Rush for Success Lung Cancer Foundation
James Cotton, OSU Defensive Lineman & Linebacker 
Founder of the Buck-Icon Foundation

Reminder: Tropical Attire Encouraged..... dig that Hawaiian shirt outta the closet!
Hope to see you and your beer friends
THIS Saturday....Cheers!