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The fact that Clevelanders love a good beer is nothing new. Our thirst for beer infused with some local flavor is apparent with a wide array of microbreweries and brewpubs. Something is definitely brewing in Cleveland Plus... find it on tap here.
The Brew Kettle
8377 Pearl Rd., Cleveland, OH 44136-1637
Brew-on-premise, brewery, taproom and smokehouse.
Chardon Brewworks & Eatery
205 Main St, Chardon, OH 44024-1243
The first brewery in Geauga County since Prohibition.
Cornerstone Brewing Co.
Berea: 58 Front St., Berea, OH
Madison: 70 West Main St., Madison, OH
Casual atmosphere, fine food and good beer (and rootbeer)
Kelleys Island Brewpub
419.746.2314 or 419.656.4335
A fully stocked bar and their own microbrewed beers are served full-time from May through Labor Day.
Ohio Brewing Company
222 S. Main St., Akron, OH 44308
Located in Akron, Ohio, the Ohio Brewing Company offers a relaxing atmosphere crafted in a WWII upscale pub theme.
Put in Bay Brewing Company
441 Catawba Ave., Put-in-Bay, OH 43456
In addition to serving "regular" beer, the brewery also offers a selection of island-brewed beer.
Rocky River Brewing Co
21290 Center Ridge Rd., Cleveland, OH 44116-3204
A 5,000 sq. ft. dining and pub area offers a casual dining experience for lunch, dinner or late night with award winning, handcrafted beers.
Rust Belt Brewing
530 Mahoning Ave., Ste. A, Youngstown, OH 44502
Brewery (Sat., noon-5pm, 330.318.9563), Boxcar Lounge (Thurs.-Sat., 4pm-2pm, 330.747.3232)
Akron: 370 Orleans Ave., Akron, Ohio 44311
Medina: 1120 North Court St., Medina, Oh 44256
Wadsworth: 300 Weatherstone Dr., Wadsworth, OH 44281
Winking Lizard Tavern
Various locations in Cleveland Plus
Thirteen Northeast Ohio sports bar/restaurants offer a comprehensive beer list and a World Tour of Beers challenge.
1680-F East Waterloo Rd./Route 224 Akron, Ohio 44306
Hoppin' Frog is a small, hands-on brewery making very flavorful beers in the most flavorful beer styles. They have distribution, but also some retail sales at the brewery (Monday-Saturday after lunch, but call ahead).
The Indigo Imp Brewery
3615 Superior Ave., Suite 4201B, Cleveland, OH 44114
The Indigo Imp Brewery is an independent, family-owned and operated microbrewery handcrafting small batches of the highest quality real ales. All beers are produced in open fermentors. Their beer can be found around town and they have a small merchandise shop is open to buy six packs of Imp beer and t-shirts.
Thirsty Dog Brewing Co.
529 Grant St. Suite B, Akron, OH 44311
Meticulously handcrafted in small batches using the finest ingredients, the beer is widely available in Northeast Ohio.