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Last updated: November 26, 2000


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31900: Columbus

Cannon Brewpub
1041 Broadway
Columbus OH 31901

Phone: +1 706-653-2337
Fax: +1 706-653-2339

Brewpub
Opened February 28, 1999.
Brewer: Jim Newman.

43000: Columbus
Dublin - New Albany - Newark - Westerville

All American Brewing
6528 Riverside Drive
Dublin OH 43017

Brewpub - Closed
Opened November 1, 1994.
Closed 1996.
Barley's Brewing #2
New Albany OH 43054

Brewpub
Brewer: Scott Francis, Matt Lowe.
Capacity 300 barrels.
Private club.
New Albany Brewing
1 Club Lane
New Albany OH 43054

Phone: +1 614-939-8500

Brewpub
Opened May 15, 1992.
Private club.
Bunky's Licking Brewing Company
1650 West Church Street
Newark OH 43055

Phone: +1 740-344-2739

Brewpub
Opened May 1, 1998.
Brewer: Angelo Signorino.
Medallion Club
5500 Club Drive
Westerville OH 43081

Phone: +1 614-794-6994

Brewpub
Opened May 13, 1997.

43100: Columbus
Hide-A-Way Hills

Hide-A-Way Hills
Blueberry Hill
Route 1 Box 1
Hide-A-Way Hills OH 43107

Phone: +1 740-569-4195

Brewpub
Opened June 24, 1993.
Semi-private club.

43200: Columbus

Gambrinus Brewing
1152 South Front Street
Columbus OH 43206

Phone: +1 614-444-7769
Fax: +1 614-444-6662

Microbrewery
Opened October 21, 1993.
Brewer: David Foster.
Capacity 2,000 barrels.
Barley's Brewing #3
1130 Dublin Road
Columbus OH 43212

Brewpub - Closed
Opened August 8, 1998.
Closed June 1, 1999.
Barley's Brewing #1
467 North High Street
Columbus OH 43215

Phone: +1 614-228-2537
Fax: +1 614-224-2731

Brewpub
Opened November 19, 1992.
Brewer: Scott Francis.
Columbus Brewing
476 South Front Street
Columbus OH 43215

Microbrewery - Closed
14.5 points / 1 beer
Opened 1989.
Closed July 25, 1996.
Capacity 1,950 barrels.
Closed this location and moved to 525 Short Street.
Columbus Brewing
535 Short Street
Columbus OH 43215

Phone: +1 614-224-3626
Fax: +1 614-241-3316

Brewpub
Opened July 26, 1996.
Brewer: Ben Pridgeon.
Capacity 15,000 barrels.
Hoster Brewing
550 South High Street
Columbus OH 43215

Phone: +1 614-228-6066
Fax: +1 614-228-0102

Brewpub
Opened October 16, 1989.
Brewer: Victor Ecimovich.
Capacity 4,000 barrels.
Hops Restaurant-Bar-Brewery - Easton Market
3939 Morse Crossing
Columbus OH 43219

Phone: +1 614-478-3711
Fax: +1 614-478-8311

Brewpub
Anheuser-Busch
700 East Schrock Road
Columbus OH 43229


Large Brewery
Opened April 5, 1968.
Brewer: C.R. Goetsch.
Capacity 6,900,000 barrels.
Hops Restaurant-Bar-Brewery - Columbus
1481 Polaris Parkway
Columbus OH 43240

Phone: +1 614-825-4677

Brewpub

43400: Toledo
Marblehead - Middle Bass Island - Put-in-Bay

Frontwaters Restaurant and Brewing
Family Resorts and Marina
8620 East Bayshore Road
Marblehead OH 43440

Phone: +1 419-798-8058

Brewpub
7.0 points / 1 beer
Opened May 17, 1996.
Brewer: Christopher Kolar.
JF Walleye's
1819 Fox Road
Middle Bass Island OH 43446

Brewpub
Opened March 1, 1998.
Brewer: Shanny O'Rourke.
Brewery at the Bay
The Beer Barrel Saloon
441 Catawba Avenue
Put-in-Bay OH 43456

Phone: +1 419-285-2337
Fax: +1 419-285-2060

Brewpub
Opened May 23, 1996.
Capacity 5,000 barrels.

43500: Toldeo
Maumee

Arrowhead Brewing
Rock Creek Brewing
1500 Holland Road
Maumee OH 43537

Phone: +1 419-891-9079
Fax: +1 419-891-8892

Microbrewery
Opened December 1, 1998.
Brewer: Phil Pollick.
Capacity 18,000 barrels.
Formerly Bavarian Brewing.
Bavarian Brewing
1500 Holland Road
PO Box 1011
Maumee OH 43537

Brewpub - Closed
Opened May 14, 1996.
Closed November 17, 1997.
Capacity 12,000 barrels.
Hops Restaurant-Bar-Brewery - Toledo
461 West Dussel Drive
Maumee OH 43537

Phone: +1 419-897-4677
Fax: +1 419-893-7293

Brewpub

43600: Toledo

Maumee Bay Brewing
27 Broadway
Toledo OH 43602

Phone: +1 419-241-1253
Fax: +1 419-243-9256

Brewpub
13.5 points / 1 beer
Opened November 15, 1995.
Brewer: Ric Herrold, Phillip Pollock.
Capacity 1,600 barrels.
Black Swamp Microbrewery
Nick and Jimmy's
4956 Monroe Street #C2
Toledo OH 43623

Phone: +1 419-472-6400
Fax: +1 419-536-8807

Brewpub
Opened May 23, 1996.
Brewer: Ed Studer.
Capacity 1,560 barrels.

44000: Cleveland
Ashtabula - Northfield - Willoughby

Lift Bridge Brewing
1119 Lake Avenue
PO Box 2856
Ashtabula OH 44004

Microbrewery - Closed
Opened November 16, 1994.
Closed February 1, 1998.
Capacity 1,200 barrels.
Northfield Park Microbrewery
10705 Northfield Road
Northfield OH 44067

Phone: +1 330-468-5550
Fax: +1 330-468-5545

Microbrewery
Opened June 1, 1998.
Brewer: David Gunn.
Willoughby Brewing
4057 Erie Street
Willoughby OH 44094

Phone: +1 440-975-0202

Brewpub
13.5 points / 1 beer

44100: Cleveland
Bedford Heights - Cleveland Heights - Rocky River - Strongsville - Westlake

Wallaby's Grille and Brewpub
(near Jacobs Field)
Cleveland OH 44100

Brewpub - Closed
Closed September 1, 2000.
Western Reserve Brewing
4130 Commerce Avenue
Cleveland OH 44103

Phone: +1 216-361-2888
Fax: +1 216-361-2889

Microbrewery
Opened July 18, 1997.
Brewer: Andrew Craze, Damon Smith, Steven Miller.
Capacity 4,500 barrels.
Cleveland ChopHouse and Brewery
(Rock Bottom Restaurants)
824 West St.Clair Avenue
Cleveland OH 44113

Phone: +1 216-623-0909

Brewpub
Opened May 4, 1998.
Crooked River Brewing
1101 Center Street
Cleveland OH 44113

Phone: +1 216-771-2337
Fax: +1 216-771-7990

Microbrewery
14.5 points / 1 beer
Opened June 15, 1994.
Brewer: Stephen Danckers.
Capacity 10,000 barrels.
Great Lakes Brewing
2516 Market Avenue
Cleveland OH 44113

Phone: +1 216-771-4404
Fax: +1 216-771-4466

Brewpub
Opened April 8, 1988.
Brewer: Andrew Tveekrem, Thaine Johnson.
Capacity 13,000 barrels.
House of Brews
1087 Old River Road
Cleveland OH 44113

Brewpub
Closed May 1, 2000.
Formerly John Harvard's.
John Harvard's Brew House
1087 Old River Road
Cleveland OH 44113

Brewpub - Closed
Opened September 23, 1997.
Rock Bottom - Cleveland
2000 Sycamore Street #260
Cleveland OH 44113

Phone: +1 216-623-1555
Fax: +1 216-623-1551

Brewpub
Opened September 15, 1995.
Brewer: Steven Miller.
Capacity 2,500 barrels.
Bolivar
737 Bolivar Road
Cleveland OH 44115

Brewpub - Planned
Diamondback Brewery
724 East Prospect Avenue
Cleveland OH 44115

Brewpub - Closed
12.0 points / 3 beers
Opened June 12, 1996.
Closed 2000.
Capacity 2,000 barrels.
Rocky River Brewing
21290 Center Ridge Road
Rocky River OH 44116

Phone: +1 440-895-2739

Brewpub
Opened 1999.
Firehouse Brewery and Restaurant
(Brewery Partners)
3216 Silsby Road
Cleveland Heights OH 44118

Brewpub - Closed
Opened December 6, 1995.
Capacity 2,800 barrels.
Buckeye Brewing
The Brew Keeper Brew-On-Premise
25200 Miles Road
Bedford Heights OH 44128

Phone: +1 216-524-6662

Microbrewery
Opened April 29, 1997.
Brewer: Garin Wright.
Capacity 300 barrels.
Dark Horse Brewing
PO Box 29638
Cleveland OH 44129

Phone: +1 440-449-9707

Microbrewery - Planned
Aussie Brew Pubs of America
14910 Cheerful Lane
Strongsville OH 44136

Corporate Headquarters - Closed
Mad Crab Restaurant and Brewery
12492 Prospect Road
Strongsville OH 44136

Phone: +1 440-238-4677
Fax: +1 440-238-4694

Brewpub
Opened May 25, 1989.
Ringneck Brewing
The Brew Kettle (BOP)
15143 Pearl Road
Strongsville OH 44136

Phone: +1 440-846-4677
Fax: +1 440-846-4675

Microbrewery
Opened December 14, 1995.
Brewer: J. Chris McKim.
Capacity 3,000 barrels.
Wallaby's Brewing
Local Brewing Company
24400-B Sperry Drive
Westlake OH 44145

Phone: +1 888-808-7793
Fax: +1 440-808-3551

Microbrewery
Opened August 8, 1997.
Capacity 14,000 barrels.
Wallaby's Grille and Brewpub
Westlake Brew Pub
30005 Clemmens Road
Westlake OH 44145

Phone: +1 440-808-1700
Fax: +1 440-808-1780

Brewpub
Opened May 10, 1995.
Brewer: Brad Unruh.
Capacity 1,000 barrels.

44200: Akron
Garrettsville - Kent - Medina

Wallaby's Grille and Brewpub
Route 18 and I-71
Medina OH 44200

Brewpub
Garretts Mill Brewing
Alessi's Ristorante
8148 Main Street
Garrettsville OH 44231

Phone: +1 330-527-5849

Brewpub
Opened June 13, 1995.
Brewer: Tom Divis.
Capacity 300 barrels.
Blimp City Brewing
330-F Tallmadge Road
Kent OH 44240

Phone: +1 330-673-2537
Fax: +1 330-628-0256

Microbrewery
Opened November 1, 1998.
Brewer: Tim Kuss.
Burkhardt Brewing
3571 Medina Road
Route 18
Medina OH 44256

Phone: +1 330-764-4677

Brewpub

44300: Akron
Copley

Liberty Street Brewing
1238 Weathervane Lane
Akron OH 44313

Phone: +1 330-869-2337
Fax: +1 330-869-2328

Brewpub
Opened December 20, 1994.
Brewer: Joe Marunowski.
Capacity 1,600 barrels.
Thirsty Dog Brewing
37 Montrose West Avenue
Copley OH 44321

Phone: +1 330-670-2739

Brewpub

44400: Youngstown
Niles

Ohio Brewing
5790 Youngstown Warren Road
Niles OH 44446

Brewpub - Closed
15.0 points / 1 beer
Opened June 25, 1997.
Closed June 1, 1999.

44500: Youngstown
Sherrodsville

Atwood Yacht Club
2637 Lodge Drive SW
Sherrodsville OH 44575

Phone: +1 216-735-2135

Microbrewery
Opened April 21, 1995.

44600: Canton
Village of Green

Burkhardt Brewing
3700 Massillon Road
Suite 200-215
Village of Green OH 44685

Phone: +1 330-896-9200
Fax: +1 330-896-4012

Brewpub
Opened June 1, 1990.
Brewer: Chuck Dahlgren.

44700: Canton
North Canton

Brewhouse Pub and Grille
Portage Street Enterprises
426 Portage Street NW
North Canton OH 44720

Phone: +1 330-966-7447
Fax: +1 330-966-7490

Brewpub
Opened November 12, 1996.
Brewer: Mike Horvath.
Capacity 250 barrels.
Thirsty Dog Brewing
Summit Brewing Systems
5419 Dressler Road NW
North Canton OH 44720

Phone: +1 330-479-2739
Fax: +1 330-665-4651

Brewpub
Opened February 4, 1997.
Brewer: Fred Karm.

44900: Mansfield

Wooden Pony Brewing
Wellinger Inc.
37 East Fourth Street
Mansfield OH 44902

Brewpub - Closed
Opened February 21, 1996.
Closed November 1, 1998.
Capacity 1,000 barrels.

45000: Cincinnati
Hamilton - Trenton

European Zebra Beer
6856 Forest Hill Lane
Hamilton OH 45011

Phone: +1 513-737-8384

Beer Marketing Company
Miller Brewing
2525 Wayne Madison Road
PO Box 2165
Trenton OH 45067

Phone: +1 513-896-9200

Large Brewery
Opened April 17, 1984.
Brewer: F. Ed Novess.
Capacity 7,500,000 barrels.

45200: Cincinnati
Blue Ash

Buckley's Grille and Brewery
(BrewServ)
28 West Fourth Street #221
Cincinnati OH 45202

Phone: +1 513-651-9690
Fax: +1 513-651-9790

Brewpub - Planned
Brewer: Kyle Grider.
Mad Monk Beer Company
49 Central Avenue #507
Cincinnati OH 45202

Phone: +1 513-421-9999
Fax: +1 513-421-0767

Beer Marketing Company
Opened April 15, 1996.
Brewer: Oldenberg Brewery.
Rock Bottom - Cincinnati
10 Fountain Square
Cincinnati OH 45202

Phone: +1 513-621-1588

Brewpub
Opened July 26, 1996.
Brewer: Scott O'Hearn.
Barrel House Brewing
22 East Twelfth Street
Cincinnati OH 45210

Phone: +1 513-421-2337
Fax: +1 513-421-8478

Brewpub
10.0 points / 1 beer
Opened August 26, 1995.
Brewer: Rick DeBar.
Capacity 1,500 barrels.
Jump Cafe and Bar
(Queen City Brewing)
1203 Main Street
Cincinnati OH 45210

Phone: +1 513-665-4677
Fax: +1 513-665-9842

Brewpub
18.0 points / 1 beer
Opened December 8, 1994.
Brewer: Toby Hunt.
Capacity 2,400 barrels.
30 Barrel Brewing
Jackson Brewery
218 McMicken Avenue
Cincinnati OH 45214

Microbrewery - Closed
Opened 1996.
Main Street Brewing
(Queen City Brewing)
218 West McMicken
Cincinnati OH 45214

Phone: +1 513-421-2739
Fax: +1 513-421-2753

Microbrewery
Opened November 28, 1994.
Brewer: Toby Hunt, Vince Bryant, Jim Elkus.
Capacity 30,000 barrels.
Samuel Adams Brewery Company
(Boston Beer Company)
1625 Central Parkway
Cincinnati OH 45214

Phone: +1 513-241-4344
Fax: +1 513-241-2190

Microbrewery
15.0 points / 3 beers
Opened May 29, 1997.
Capacity 390,000 barrels.
Formerly Hudepohl-Schoenling.
Schoenling Brewing
1548 Central Parkway
Cincinnati OH 45214

Phone: +1 513-357-5222

Beer Marketing Company
16.0 points / 1 beer
Opened August 22, 1996.
Brewer: Samuel Adams Brewery.
Watson Brothers Brewhouse
(Queen City Brewing)
4785 Lake Forest Drive
Blue Ash OH 45242

Phone: +1 513-563-9797
Fax: +1 513-577-7323

Brewpub
Opened June 26, 1996.
Brewer: Jim Strelau, Toby Hunt, Steve Lawrence.
Capacity 1,600 barrels.
Devil Mountain Brewing
PO Box 141156
Cincinnati OH 45250

Beer Marketing Company
15.5 points / 4 beers
Opened 1996.
Brewer: Hudepohl-Schoenling.
Formerly a microbrewery in Benicia CA.

45300: Dayton
Xenia

Miami Trail Brewing
1455 South Patton Street
Xenia OH 45385

Phone: +1 937-374-3660
Fax: +1 937-429-3772

Microbrewery
Closed, then re-opened.

45400: Dayton
Beaver Creek - Centerville - Cincinnati

Brewmasters Personal Brewery
Personal Brewing Inc.
9980 Kings Automall Drive
Cincinnati OH 45429

Phone: +1 513-697-0844
Fax: +1 513-697-0855

Brew-on-Premise
Opened August 6, 1997.
Hops Restaurant-Bar-Brewery - Dayton
2711 Fairfield Commons
Beaver Creek OH 45431

Phone: +1 937-320-0600

Brewpub
Thirst Dog Brewing
45 West Alex-Bell Road
Dayton OH 45459

Phone: +1 937-438-8081

Brewpub
Brewer: Derek Zomonski.
Capacity 1,500 barrels.
Thirsty Dog Brewing
45 West Alexander Bell Road
Centerville OH 45459

Phone: +1 937-438-8081

Brewpub
Brewer: Derek Zomonski.

45500: Springfield

Home City Brewing
1211 Pythian Avenue
Springfield OH 45504

Phone: +1 513-399-1320

Microbrewery - Planned

45600: Chillicothe
Portsmouth

Portsmouth Brewing
Mault's Brewpub
224 Second Street
Portsmouth OH 45662

Phone: +1 740-354-6106

Brewpub
Opened April 3, 1997.

45700: Athens
Marietta

O'Hooley's Pub and Brewery
24 West Union Street
Athens OH 45701

Phone: +1 740-592-9686
Fax: +1 740-594-2358

Brewpub
Opened October 30, 1996.
Brewer: Terry Hawbaker.
Marietta Brewing
Circa 1900 Restaurant and Brewery
167 Front Street
Marietta OH 45750

Phone: +1 740-373-2739

Brewpub
Opened September 4, 1997.
Brewer: Terry Hawbaker.

45800: Lima
Delphos

Meyer Brewing
900 Elida Avenue
Delphos OH 45833

Phone: +1 419-695-5560
Fax: +1 419-339-6314

Microbrewery
Opened October 18, 1996.
Brewer: John Meyer.


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