Ameristop Bottle Shop – Ohio’s Little Secret

March 8, 2016 0

Why drive to the big city when you get that special bottle you’ve been searching for right in your hometown? That was the mind-set Jay Bruestle envisioned when he started turning the Ameristop Convenience store into a one stop shop for craft beer.  Ameristop is located at 1826 W. Fair Ave, Lancaster, OH (30+/- miles from Columbus, OH) and has Read More

Review: Lancaster Winter Brewfest

February 24, 2016 0

When I heard that the Leaky Beak Pub was hosting our town’s 2nd annual Winter Brewfest, I ran right out and bought my ticket.  That ticket for only $35 got me a souvenir tasting glass, 20-5oz. sample tickets and a meal ticket.  Not bad for a night out on the town and let me tell you, it was a great Read More

Craft Beer is Taking Over Ohio

October 16, 2015 2

As an Ohio resident, I’m not sure how many people outside of Ohio (or inside) know about Ohio’s growing craft beer industry. While researching, I found out some interesting facts, such as Ohio is ranked 10th in the nation for most breweries according to brewersassociation.org.  The website also ranks Ohio 4th in the nation for barrels of craft beer produced per Read More

Meet April

September 29, 2015 0

Greetings from Ohio! My love for beer started at an early age. My mother tells the tale of me sitting on the porch swing with my grandfather and he would let me sip the warm foam out of the bottom of the mug of his Black Label beer and I wouldn’t even flinch. My mother would yell first, then say Read More

Rhinegeist Panther Robust Porter: 30 Second Beer Review

February 25, 2015 3

There’s nothing better than opening up your beer fridge and finding new beers to try. This past weekend, my other half took a trip out to Pittsburgh to reunite with old friends, and one of them brought us a treat – beers from Rhinegeist Brewery. I have had a 6-pack of both their Panther Robust Porter and Truth IPA staring Read More

Brews We Love: Great Lakes Brewing Chillwave

June 11, 2014 0

It’s all aboard the IPA train for us these days. Of course we’ll always be partial to stouts, but there have been some really delicious IPAs and DIPAs making blips on our radar lately that just can’t be ignored. The next beer you need to add to your ‘must-drink’ list is Great Lakes Brewing‘s Chillwave. So what makes this beer Read More