An uptown hub
The J Bar might offer the most varied experiences of any bar at different times of the year.
When Ohio University is in session, it’s a busy college party bar. During Brew Week, it’s home to MadTree and Listermann brewing. Which is still quite a party. There are just more beards.
You’ll probably encounter these worlds colliding in a strange, magical way during Brew Week, as college kids in for the summer wander to the bar and order a Beet Hefeweizen on recommendation from a nearby craft connoisseur on his second “Chickow!” of the day.