Rampant Brands’ craft beer specialists connect Ohio with top-tier offerings

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The growth of the craft beer industry in the US and especially Ohio could easily be described as “rampant.” Which makes it the perfect word choice for the name of Rampant Brands, a craft-beer focused distributor. As any fan of Ohio Brew Week can see, there are hundreds of beers from dozens upon dozens of breweries in Ohio alone. And those are just the ones that can fit into the taps in Athens. When you ... Read More

Downtown Columbus’ beautiful Elevator Brewing Co. brings its signature brews to Athens

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This year at OBW, Elevator Brewing Co. again teams up with the OU Inn and Conference center for the annual kick-off “Rock-N-Roast.” Join us for live music, BBQ and a selection of Elevator’s beer, including the OU Inn Brew Week exclusive “Rock & Roast Session IPA!”

Ohio has been called “the heart of it all.” If Columbus is the heart of Ohio, then Elevator Brewing Company’s historic home is at the heart of the heart of ... Read More

Great Lakes’ trailblazing co-owner Pat Conway to give OBW 10th anniversary keynote speech

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As Ohio’s first craft brewery, Great Lakes Brewing Company helped kick-start the vibrant modern craft beer movement not just in our great state, but in the nation. GLBC put Ohio on the map for quality beer, and now we are one of the best states for fans of good brews. So what better way is there to celebrate Ohio Brew Week’s tenth anniversary than by hosting GLBC co-founder Patrick Conway as this year’s Keynote Speaker?

Patrick ... Read More

Stay next to the Farmer’s Market and moments from uptown with Hampton Inn of Athens

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The Hampton Inn in Athens, Ohio is a wonderful place to stay. This hotel has everything one looks for when selecting accommodations. There is free wi­fi and a free continental breakfast so you can surf the web or check out the Ohio Brew Week schedule while filling up the tank. You can take a dip in the indoor pool or their indoor hot tub. They also have rooms available with a hot tub inside if ... Read More

Find convenient accommodations at Days Inn of Athens

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The Days Inn of Athens, Ohio is located on Columbus Road which is only a few short minutes from the heartbeat of the city. Just a short drive from Uptown Athens, The Days Inn provides many amenities that anyone would find comforting and convenient. They offer a free continental breakfast every day, flat screen televisions in every room, and free wi­fi to make your stay as nice as possible. In every room you will find ... Read More

Fat Head’s Brewery serves up bombastic brews for OBW

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Fat Head’s Brewery and Saloon is located in North Olmsted, Ohio and the company was originally founded outside of Pittsburgh as a saloon. In 2009 the founders of Fat Head’s Saloon teamed up with brewer Matt Cole to create Fat Head’s Brewery and Saloon. They found their spot in the suburbs of Cleveland and took off running.

Producing a large number of barrels due to high demand in the area, they quickly became one of the ... Read More

A world of outdoor getaways awaits at Hocking Hills

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The Hocking Hills Tourism Association was put together to bring you all of the information you could need about the Hocking Hills area. Check out ExploreHockingHills.com for a list of all ten State Parks and what they offer.. Family fun, romantic getaways, and great adventure await you in the Hocking Hills.

You can visit some of the more famous parks like Old Man’s Cave and Ash Cave or go off the grid on a guided tour ... Read More

Jackie O’s grows, thrives and survives with Athens

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Jackie O’s is a staple in the Athens community as well as the Ohio brewing community. They have been Athens’ only microbrewery until this year and are continuing to grow their business.Starting with a small pub on Union Street they have expanded to become quite the operation.They opened a Public House right next door to the pub and turned the pub into the Jackie O’s Brewpub. Since that expansion they have opened their own farm ... Read More

Campus and community combine at the Ohio University Inn and Conference Center

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The Ohio University Inn and Conference Center may just be Athens’ most “Athens” hotel. That’s what you get when you combine a beautiful campus location, two restaurants, an affiliation with OU and, of course, convenient lodgings. The OU Inn is proud to be the university’s only on-campus hotel, with all profits going to fund OU programs and projects.

The OU Inn also embodies Athens’ ideals of progress combined with care for the community. This spring the ... Read More

Broneys Alumni Grill provides the perfect party spot for Brew Week

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This Ohio Brew Week, spend some time at Broneys Alumni Grill, located at the intersection of Carpenter and Court Streets in Athens, Ohio.

Imagine a relaxing afternoon, pint of craft beer in hand, comfortably seated on the large shaded patio, sun illuminating the beautiful brick streets. Across from you, the historic Athens armory and colorful beds of bright summer flowers. From your vantage point, you can see the lush hills of Southeast Ohio, and raise your ... Read More