Dayton’s craft beer: A guide to 20 breweries in the area (2022)

To help you decide where to sip your next brew, we have assembled a list of local breweries to help you determine your next destination.

New local breweries are opening all the time, so check back often to see updates to this list. Scroll through or use this alphabetical list to jump quickly to a brewery listing.

Click on a link to jump to that brewery.

Alematic Artisan Ales, Huber Heights
Bock Family Brewing, Dayton

Carillon Brewing Company, Dayton
Crooked Handle Brewing Co., Springboro
The Dayton Beer Company, Dayton
Devil Wing Brewing, Xenia
Eudora Brewing Company, Kettering
Fifth Street Brewpub, Dayton
The Hairless Hare Brewery, Vandalia
Heavier Than Air Brewing Co., Centerville
Lock 27 Brewing, Dayton, Centerville
Loose Ends Brewing, Centerville
Lucky Star Brewery and Cantina, Miamisburg
Southern Ohio Brewing, Beavercreek
Star City Brewing Company, Miamisburg
Toxic Brewing Company, Dayton

Warped Wing Brewing Company, Dayton, Springboro
Yellow Springs Brewery, Yellow Springs

Alematic Artisan Ales

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Alematic Artisan Ales offers a wide selection of their own beers as well as wines, ciders, seltzers, sodas and more. While they do not have a kitchen, the brewery has an exclusive agreement with Classic Pizza and you can have their menu delivered right to your table without delivery fees. Indoor seating only.

Address: 6182 Chambersburg Rd, Huber Heights

Phone: 937-813-8901

Hours: Mon & Tues Closed, Wed & Thurs 3 p.m.-10 p.m., Fri 2 p.m.-10 p.m., Sat 12 p.m.-11 p.m., Sun 12 p.m.-7 p.m.

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Bock Family Brewing

Their beers are crafted in small batches with a commitment to quality and sustainability. The interior of the brewery resembles a German-style bier hall, with a Nordic lounge and a Celtic room. A rotation of food trucks are available on site for dining.

The brewery hosts trivia every Thursday and offers live music on Friday and Saturday nights.

Address: Washington Village Drive, Dayton

Phone: 937-813-2000

Hours: Mon & Tues Closed, Wed 5 p.m.-9 p.m., Thurs 5 p.m.-10 p.m., Fri 4 p.m.-11 p.m., Sat 1 p.m.-10 p.m., Sun 1 p.m.-7 p.m.

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Branch & Bone Artisan Ales

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Branch & Bone Artisan Ales features a wide variety of beer in their taproom at all times. TOM GILLIAM / CONTRIBUTING PHOTOGRAPHER

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Branch & Bone Artisan Ales features a wide variety of beer in their taproom at all times. TOM GILLIAM / CONTRIBUTING PHOTOGRAPHER

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Branch & Bone Artisan Ales features a wide variety of beer in their taproom at all times. Their beer will often feature local ingredients including ones foraged from local flora. A large focus and their passion is funky, alternative fermentation. Sour beer, saison, and mixed fermentation styles as well as spontaneous fermentation are a staple among the ever rotating offerings from Branch & Bone Artisan Ales. While they do not serve food, they do sell Hen of the Woods brand chips for snacking. Patio space is pet friendly.

Address: 905 Wayne Ave. Dayton

Phone: 937-723-7608

Hours: Mon Closed, Tues-Thurs 4 p.m.-10 p.m., Fri & Sat 12 p.m.-11 p.m., Sun 12 p.m.-8 p.m.

www.branchandboneales.com

Carillon Brewing Company

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Carillon Brewing Co. is a production brewery in a museum at Carillon Park in Dayton. CONTRIBUTED

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Carillon Brewing Co. is a production brewery in a museum at Carillon Park in Dayton. CONTRIBUTED

Carillon Brewing Co. offers visitors a glimpse into 1850s-era Dayton through the authentically prepared food and drink of the times. It is the nation’s only production brewery in a museum, and the only U.S. brewery replicating the historic brewing process. Admission and parking at Carillon Historical Park are free.

Address: 1000 Carillon Blvd., Dayton

Phone: 937-910-0722

Hours: Mon & Tues Closed, Wed-Sun 11 a.m.-7 p.m.

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Crooked Handle Brewing Co.

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Crooked Handle Brewing Co. craft brewery in Springboro has unveiled a new and extensive food menu. MARK FISHER/STAFF

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Crooked Handle Brewing Co. craft brewery in Springboro has unveiled a new and extensive food menu. MARK FISHER/STAFF

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The brewery offers 14 draft taps, wine, cider, premium spirits and signature cocktails. Food offerings from the kitchen include everything from appetizers, salads, wings, burgers, sandwiches and more. Live music on select nights.

Address: 760 N. Main St., Springboro

Phone: 937-790-3450

Hours: Mon Closed, Tue 4-10 p.m. (Kitchen Closes at 9 p.m.), Wed 4-10 p.m. (Kitchen Closes at 9 p.m.), Thurs 4-10 p.m. (Kitchen Closes at 9 p.m.), Fri 1-11 p.m. (Kitchen Closes at 9 p.m.), Sat 1-11 p.m. (Kitchen Closes at 9 p.m.), Sun 1-8 p.m.

crookedhandle.com

The Dayton Beer Company

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The Dayton Beer Company is an European style beer hall and brewery located in the heart of downtown Dayton, just steps away from Fifth Third Field. PHOTO / TOM GILLIAM

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The Dayton Beer Company is an European style beer hall and brewery located in the heart of downtown Dayton, just steps away from Fifth Third Field. PHOTO / TOM GILLIAM

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The Dayton Beer Company is an European style beer hall and brewery located in the heart of downtown Dayton, just steps away from Fifth Third Field. Their main bar features 36 Ohio craft taps. Another bar is located outdoors on the patio. Besides beers, the brewery offers wine by the bottle and Coca-Cola products. The Dayton Beer Company now offers three event spaces, the largest of which seats up to 150 people.

Address: 41 Madison Street, Dayton

Phone: 937-228-2337

Hours: Mon Closed, Tues-Thurs 4 p.m.-10 p.m., Fri 4 p.m.-11 p.m., Sat 12 p.m.-11 p.m., Sun Closed

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Devil Wind Brewing

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Devil Wind Brewing is located at 130 S. Detroit St. in downtown Xenia. TOM GILLIAM/CONTRIBUTING PHOTOGRAPHER

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Devil Wind Brewing is located at 130 S. Detroit St. in downtown Xenia. TOM GILLIAM/CONTRIBUTING PHOTOGRAPHER

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Devil Wind Brewing says their purpose is to “brew the most outstanding local beer for Dayton-area consumers and visitors to the greater Miami Valley area.” The company stands out by focusing on beer styles that are not being widely produced in the Dayton area. These will consist of European ales and lagers, specifically German lagers, as well as innovative and newer American styles of beers. The brewery hosts a shuffleboard league, food trucks, live music and weekly events.

Address: 130 South Detroit Street, Xenia

Phone: 937-919-6417

Hours: Mon Closed, Tues-Fri 4 p.m.-10 p.m., Sat 12 p.m.-10 p.m., Sun 12 p.m.-8 p.m..

www.devilwindbrewing.com

Eudora Brewing Company

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Eudora Brewing Company is Dayton’s only Brewery, Taproom, Kitchen and Brew-Your-Own facility.

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Eudora Brewing Company is Dayton’s only Brewery, Taproom, Kitchen and Brew-Your-Own facility.

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The taproom features 18 taps pouring award-winning, house-brewed ales and lagers as well as soft drinks, house-crafted Ken’s root beer and cold brew coffee. They also have a selection of wine, hard cider, canned cocktails, and our house-made “Gigglewater” (vodka soda w/ fruit puree).

The kitchen serves elevated brewpub fare with locally-sourced ingredients six days a week. There is a seasonal menu and weekly specials.

Address: 3022 Wilmington Pike, Kettering

Hours: Mon Closed, Tues-Thurs: 4 p.m.-10 p.m., Fri 4 p.m.-11 p.m., Sat 12 p.m.-11 p.m., Sun 12 p.m.-8 p.m.

eudorabrewing.com

Fifth Street Brewpub

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Fifth Street Brewpub in Dayton is Ohio’s first cooperative brewpub.

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Fifth Street Brewpub in Dayton is Ohio’s first cooperative brewpub.

As a co-op, they take giving back to the community seriously, often hosting charity events and helping with donations. Their historic building has been a neighborhood place serving food and drinks since 1856. The Brewpub is located in the St. Anne’s Hill neighborhood, one mile east of downtown Dayton and just a stroll away from the Oregon District.

The menu at Fifth Street Brewpub features weekly specials, appetizers, salads, sandwiches, soups and more.

Address: 1600 E. Fifth Street, Dayton

Phone: 937-443-0919

Hours: Mon Closed, Tue & Wed 4 p.m.-10 p.m., Thurs 4 p.m.-11 p.m., Fri & Sat 12 p.m.-11 p.m., Sun 11am-4 p.m.

www.fifthstreetbrewpub.com

The Hairless Hare Brewery

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The Hairless Hare Brewery is located at 38 W. National Rd. in Vandalia.

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The Hairless Hare Brewery is located at 38 W. National Rd. in Vandalia.

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The Hairless Hare Brewery offers a wide selection of craft beer brewed on site, handcrafted pizza, smoked wings, scratch made soups and more. The Hairless Hare is also a meadery, offering meads and ciders made on site. A large outdoor patio accommodates those looking for outdoor seating options.

Address: 738 W. National Rd. Vandalia, OH 45377

Phone: 937-387-6476

Hours: Mon-Tues Closed, Wed-Thurs 4 p.m.–10 p.m., Fri-Sat 2 p.m.-10 p.m., (Kitchen closes @ 9 p.m.), Mon Closed

www.hairlessharebrewery.com

Heavier Than Air Brewing Co.

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Heavier Than Air Brewing Company features aviation-themed craft brews. CONTRIBUTED

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Heavier Than Air Brewing Co. was founded on an affinity for experimental, top-secret testing, and brewing beer. The Dayton area has a long heritage of aviation, invention and perseverance, and that spirit can be found in this inclusive community environment. The tap menu features aviation-themed craft brew.

Address: 497 Miamisburg-Centerville Road, Centerville, OH 45459

Phone: 937-979-4449

Hours: Mon & Tues Closed, Wed & Thurs 4 p.m.-9 p.m., Fri 4 p.m.-10 p.m., Sat 12 p.m.-10 p.m., Sun 1 p.m.-6 p.m.

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Lock 27 Brewing

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Lock 27 Brewing has locations in Centerville and Dayton.

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Lock 27 Brewing has locations in Centerville and Dayton.

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Lock 27 Brewing Restaurant in Centerville is focused on providing customers with good meals, expanding the cocktail menu, and offering rotating specials in addition to a lineup of Lock 27′s brews.

Lock 27 Brewing Taproom in Dayton provides a strong brewery experience. The signature beers that guests have come to know and love will be served, along with a rotating list of specialty, limited-release brews for adventurous beer enthusiasts.

Lock 27 Brewing Restaurant

Address: 1035 South Main Street, Centerville

Hours: Mon-Wed 11am-9 p.m., Thurs-Sat 11am-10 p.m., Sun 11am-9 p.m.

Lock 27 Brewing Taproom: Dayton Dragons Plaza

Address: 329 E. First St., Dayton

Hours: Mon 3 p.m.-9 p.m., Tues & Wed 3 p.m.-10 p.m., Thurs 12 p.m.-10 p.m., Fri & Sat 12 p.m.-12am, Sun 12 p.m.-8 p.m.

Phone: 937-433-2739

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Loose Ends Brewing

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Loose Ends Brewing Company in Centerville. Pictured by the brewing tanks are John Loose and his father Kent Loose, the brewery's father/son ownership duo. TOM GILLIAM/CONTRIBUTING PHOTOGRAPHER

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Loose Ends Brewing Company in Centerville. Pictured by the brewing tanks are John Loose and his father Kent Loose, the brewery's father/son ownership duo. TOM GILLIAM/CONTRIBUTING PHOTOGRAPHER

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A mix of craft beer and artisan food, Loose Ends Brewing strives to bring the community together with the perfect brewery experience. In addition to their beers, Loose Ends offers a wide selection of wine and spirits and house-made cocktails.

Address: 890 S. Main Street Centerville

Phone: 937-723-6328

Hours: Mon-Thurs 4 p.m.-9 p.m., Fri & Sat 11am-10:30 p.m., Sun 11am-9 p.m.

looseendsbrewing.com

Lucky Star Brewery and Cantina

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Lucky Star Brewery in Miamisburg is the perfect place to enjoy a craft beer while eating authentic Mexican cantina tacos, quesadillas and tortas.

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Lucky Star Brewery in Miamisburg is the perfect place to enjoy a craft beer while eating authentic Mexican cantina tacos, quesadillas and tortas.

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Lucky Star Brewery brings a bit of authentic Mexican flavored dishes to the area. Their craft beer, brewed with repurposed equipment, makes them one of a kind in the area. Taco Tuesday specials. Open Mic Night every Wednesday. Patio dining available.

Address: 219 South 2nd Street, Miamisburg

Phone: 937-866-2739

Hours: Mon Closed, Tues-Thurs 3:30 p.m.-10 p.m., Fri 3:30 p.m.-12am, Sat 11 a.m.-12 a.m., Sun 11 a.m.-6 p.m.

luckystarbrewery.com

Southern Ohio Brewing

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Family owned and operated, Southern Ohio Brewing has 12-14 rotating taps featuring a wide range of craft beer styles from their on-site brewhouse.

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Family owned and operated, Southern Ohio Brewing has 12-14 rotating taps featuring a wide range of craft beer styles from their on-site brewhouse.

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Family owned and operated, Southern Ohio Brewing has 12-14 rotating taps featuring a wide range of craft beer styles from their on-site brewhouse. Wine and their own house made hard seltzer are also available. Southern Ohio Brewing is located along the Miami Valley Trails bike trail and offers a great outdoor space including a covered beer garden and large lawn with Adirondack chairs. The brewery has a rotating food truck schedule or you are welcome to carry in your own food.

Address: 818 Factory Road, Beavercreek

Hours: Mon & Tues Closed, Wed & Thurs 4 p.m.-9 p.m., Fri 3 p.m.-10 p.m., Sat 12 p.m.-10 p.m., Sun 12 p.m.-9 p.m.

www.southernohiobrewing.com

Star City Brewing Company

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Sampler from Star City Brewing in Miamisburg. Staff photo by Mark Fisher

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Sampler from Star City Brewing in Miamisburg. Staff photo by Mark Fisher

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Star City Brewing Company is housed in the historic 19th-century building formally known as the Peerless Mill Inn. They have a wide variety of beer styles on tap and also have several house-made “Peerless Mill Winery” wines. Star City Brewing Company hosts Live Trivia on Tuesdays. The venue hosts a rotation of food trucks

Star City has three rooms available for private events. Each room holds a different number of people and each has a different look and feel.

Address: 319 S. 2nd St., Miamisburg

Phone: 937-701-7827

Hours: Mon-Thurs 4 p.m.-10 p.m., Fri 4 p.m.-11 p.m., Sat 1 p.m.-11 p.m., Sun 12 p.m.-6 p.m.

starcitybrewing.com

Toxic Brewing Company

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Interior of Toxic Brew Company431 E. Fifth St.Dayton, OH 45402937-985-3618Taproom: Tues-Sat 3pm-12am, Sun 1pm-11pmwww.toxicbrewcompany.com@ToxicBrewCoJIM WITMER / STAFF

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Interior of Toxic Brew Company431 E. Fifth St.Dayton, OH 45402937-985-3618Taproom: Tues-Sat 3pm-12am, Sun 1pm-11pmwww.toxicbrewcompany.com@ToxicBrewCoJIM WITMER / STAFF

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Toxic Brewing Company is a microbrewery and bar serving their own and guest beers, on tap and in our bottle/can cooler, as well as spirits and cocktails in the heart of Dayton’s Historic Oregon District. In addition to beer, they serve craft cocktails, wine, and spirits. The outdoor patio comes with a wonderful view of the Oregon District. Food trucks on occasion.

Address: 431 E. Fifth St, Dayton

Phone: 937-985-3618

Hours: Mon-Thur 2 p.m.-1 a.m., Fri 2 p.m.-2:30 a.m., Sat 12 p.m.-2:30 a.m., Sun 12 p.m.-1 a.m.

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Wandering Griffin Brewery & Restaurant

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The Wandering Griffin is a local fixture offering exceptional house-brewed craft beers and pub fare in an expansive space with a huge outdoor patio.

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The Wandering Griffin is a local fixture offering exceptional house-brewed craft beers and pub fare in an expansive space with a huge outdoor patio.

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The Wandering Griffin is a local fixture offering exceptional house-brewed craft beers and pub fare in an expansive space with a huge outdoor patio. Located across from Wright State University, the venue is great for events and has a huge parking lot. Trivia Night on Mondays. All-Day brunch on Sundays.

Address: 3725 Presidential Drive, Beavercreek

Phone: 937-369-0058

Hours: Mon 4 p.m.-9 p.m., Tues-Thur 11am-9 p.m., Fri & Sat 11 a.m.-10 p.m., Sun 11 a.m.-7 p.m.

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Warped Wing Brewing Company

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Warped Wing Brewing Co. is a full-scale production brewery that distributes beers to local restaurants, bars, grocery and retailers in the Dayton, Cincinnati and Columbus markets.

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Warped Wing Brewing Co. is a full-scale production brewery that distributes beers to local restaurants, bars, grocery and retailers in the Dayton, Cincinnati and Columbus markets.

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Warped Wing Brewing Co. is inspired by Ohio’s rich history of innovation and invention. The full-scale production brewery distributes beers to local restaurants, bars, grocery and retailers in the Dayton, Cincinnati and Columbus markets. Along with their core brews, the company also focuses on creating unique seasonal and specialty beers. Warped Wing now has three taprooms in the greater Dayton area.

Dayton Brewery & Taproom

Address: 26 Wyandot St., Dayton

Hours: Mon Closed, Tue-Thurs 4 p.m.-10 p.m., Fri 3 p.m.-12 a.m., Sat 11 a.m.-12 a.m., Sun 11 a.m.-8 p.m.

Springboro Barrel Room & Smokery

Address: 25 Wright Station Way, Springboro

Hours: Mon-Thurs 11 a.m.-10 p.m., Fri & Sat 11 a.m.-12 a.m., Sun 11 a.m.-10 p.m.

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Yellow Springs Brewery

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The Yellow Springs Brewery Barrel Room is a mixed fermentation production facility which offers a place to enjoy new blends of sour beers made with unique and often local ingredients, along with their popular brands and barrel-aged beers. TOM GILLIAM / CONTRIBUTING PHOTOGRAPHER

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The Yellow Springs Brewery Barrel Room is a mixed fermentation production facility which offers a place to enjoy new blends of sour beers made with unique and often local ingredients, along with their popular brands and barrel-aged beers. TOM GILLIAM / CONTRIBUTING PHOTOGRAPHER

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The Taproom experience at Yellow Springs Brewery is not your typical bar scene. Their patrons savor the full-flavored craft beers in an eclectic and art-filled space without the distraction of blaring televisions.

The Barrel House Room is a mixed fermentation production facility which offers a place to enjoy new blends of sour beers made with unique and often local ingredients, along with their popular brands and barrel-aged beers.

Taproom

Address: 305 N. Walnut Street, Yellow Springs

Hours: Mon-Thurs 1 p.m.-9 p.m., Fri 1 p.m.-10 p.m., Sat 12 p.m.-10 p.m., Sun 12 p.m.-8 p.m.

Phone: 937-767-0222

Barrel Room

Address: 1475 Xenia Avenue, Yellow Springs

Hours: Mon-Thurs Closed, Fri & Sat 1 p.m.-9 p.m., Sun 1 p.m.-6 p.m.

Phone: 937-319-6024

yellowspringsbrewery.com

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What is the #1 craft beer in America? ›

Top 50 Craft Brewing Companies
RankCompanyCity
1D. G. Yuengling and Son IncPottsville
2Boston Beer CoBoston, Milton
3Sierra Nevada Brewing CoChico
4Duvel Moortgat USAPaso Robles, Kansas City, Cooperstown
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What is the number one beer in Minnesota? ›

Sorted by weighted rank (not shown).Avg
1Nillerzzzzz Forager Brewing Company American Imperial Stout | 14.00%4.59
2Abrasive Ale Surly Brewing Company Imperial IPA | 9.20%4.5
3Barrel-Aged Silhouette Lift Bridge Brewery Russian Imperial Stout | 11.00%4.5
4Darkness Surly Brewing Company Russian Imperial Stout | 12.00%4.48
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What is the craft beer capital of the world? ›

Portland, Oregon

In fact, Portland has more breweries than any other city – about 85 in the metro area, a number still on the rise – making it the craft beer capital of the world.

Who owns Dayton beer Company? ›

The Dayton Beer Company was founded by Owner and Brew Master Peter Hilgeman. Since 2012, when the doors opened to the Kettering Tap Room & Brewery, the first locally owned and operated brewery in Dayton in 50 years, we have grown from a one bbl Pilot Brewery to a 15BBL Production Brewery in less than three years.

What state makes the most craft beer? ›

California

What is the oldest craft brewery in America? ›

D.G. Yuengling & Son is the oldest American brewery. It was opened in 1829.

Which US city has the most craft breweries? ›

Whether you're a Millennial, Baby Boomer or a Gen Xer, craft beer fans alike might want to visit Portland, Maine. The city is just shy of 70,000 people, but it is home to the most craft breweries in America with 18 breweries per 50,000 people.

What city is known as Beer City? ›

Grand Rapids is celebrating 10 years as Beer City USA in 2022. Since winning that title in a nationwide poll, the city has won a bevy of additional ale accolades – including USA Today nods for America's Best Beer Town (2014), Best Beer Scene (2017) and Best Beer City (2021).

What is the beer capital of the USA? ›

San Diego, California

With long stretches of sandy shoreline and more than 150 breweries across the county, the city is known as the “Craft Beer Capital of America,” and it's almost impossible not to step into at least one tap room during a trip to this southern California oasis.

What is the best selling beer in Minnesota? ›

Most popular beer: Budweiser

After Budweiser, its top pick, Minnesota is a solidly light beer state.

What beer is only sold in Minnesota? ›

"3/2 Beer" or "Near Beer," as it's jokingly been referred to over the years, is the only beer that's still legal for grocery and convenience stores to sell here in Minnesota. And the Bold North is the ONLY state with this strange requirement that grocery stores sell 3.2 beer.

What state drinks the most beer? ›

1. North Dakota. And finally, we arrive at North Dakota — most likely with a beer in our hand. North Dakota's residents were the beer-drinking champs in 2021, consuming 45.8 gallons per capita.

What 3 states have the most craft breweries? ›

States with the Most (and Least) Breweries
RankStateNumber Of Breweries
1Vermont68
2Maine133
3Montana92
4Colorado425
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Is craft beer profitable? ›

Breweries have incredible profit potential – the gross profit margin on brews ranges between 74% and 92% . While breweries and taprooms do have other expenses such as food costs and additional labor, these expenses only expand your access to the thriving retail market that makes breweries so successful.

Which city brews the most beer? ›

Portland, Maine, USA

As the US city with the most breweries per capita, Portland, Maine is at the top of every beer lover's must-visit list.

What's the strongest beer in the USA? ›

5 Highest ABV Beers in the United States of America
  • 28% | Utopias | Samuel Adams Brewery.
  • 18.53% | Rumpkin | Avery Brewing Company.
  • 18% | Chocolate Rain | The Bruery.
  • 17% | Higher Math (20th Anniv.) ...
  • 15-20% | 120 Minute IPA | Dogfish Head Craft Brewery.
  • 15% | The Reserve Morrigan | Barbarian Brewing.
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What is the oldest beer still sold? ›

Yuengling is the oldest beer in America and has been around since 1829.

What was the original craft beer? ›

The First Craft Beer in the United States

The history of modern-day craft beer in the United States began in the 1960s when Fritz Maytag decided to buy the Anchor Brewing Company in San Francisco, starting the craft beer revolution.

What is the best beer city in America? ›

Chicago Named Best Beer City, Followed By Portland, Oregon.

What state has the most breweries 2022? ›

Here are the 10 states with the most breweries:
  • California - 907.
  • Colorado - 425.
  • New York - 423.
  • Washington - 423.
  • Pennsylvania - 401.
  • Michigan - 400.
  • Texas - 341.
  • North Carolina - 333.

Where is the beer capital of the world? ›

Milwaukee, Wisconsin has nicknames such as Brew City, Beer City, Brew Town, and Beertown. All of these nicknames reflect Milwaukee's position as being a major center of beer production in the US.

What is the most popular selling beer? ›

Budweiser. Budweiser beer is an American lager brewed by Anheuser-Busch. With the unofficial title of “The King of Beers,” it is no wonder why Budweiser tops this list of America's most popular beers.

Which state has the most breweries per capita? ›

Despite California being, the leading craft beer producer, Vermont is the state with the most breweries per capita. In 2021, there were nearly 15 breweries for every 100 thousand residents in Vermont.
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Craft beer breweries per capita in the United States in 2021, by state*
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What state is known for its beer? ›

Michigan

On a by-the-numbers basis, Michigan earns its place near the top of our ranking: The state's 408 craft breweries are good for top 10 overall, and top 20 per capita. In terms of craft barrels produced, the picture is the same — top 10 overall, and top 20 per capita.

What states have the most craft breweries? ›

Number of craft breweries in the U.S. in 2021, by state

California had the most craft breweries of any state in the United States in 2021, by far. The state had 931 craft breweries in total, compared to 2nd and 3rd place New York and Pennsylvania who had 485 and 486 craft breweries respectively.

Which US city is known as beervana? ›

If you have been following the progression of craft beer in the U.S.A, there's one place you must explore: Portland, OR. Also known as Beervana. Arguably, the birthplace of the craft beer movement.

What is the most popular beer in America? ›

Budweiser. Budweiser beer is an American lager brewed by Anheuser-Busch. With the unofficial title of “The King of Beers,” it is no wonder why Budweiser tops this list of America's most popular beers.

What is America's favorite beer? ›

Budweiser's light beer was first introduced in 1982 and is known by its cobalt blue labeling. Data by the Beer Marketer's Insights in 2019 reviewed shipping numbers, which determined (based on how much is shipped to retailers), Bud Light is America's most popular beer brand.

Is Stella Artois a craft beer? ›

Stella Artois (/ɑːrˈtwɑː/ ar-TWAH) is a pilsner beer, first brewed in 1926 by Brouwerij Artois in Leuven, Belgium. In its original form, the beer is 5.2 per cent ABV, the country's standard for pilsners.
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Stella Artois.
StylePilsner
IngredientsSaaz hops, malted barley, maize, yeast, water
Websitestellaartois.com
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Who are the big 3 beer companies? ›

The 40 Biggest Beer Companies in the World in 2020
#CompanyMillion hl
1AB InBev467.4
2Heineken221.6
3Carlsberg110.1
4China Res Snow Breweries106.9
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What is the number 1 beer in the world? ›

1. Budweiser. Budweiser, sometimes known as “the king of beers,” has been the number one beer in the world for a long while. It now shares its royal title with Bud Light, even though they're made by the same company.

What is the #2 selling beer in America? ›

The number 2 best selling beer: Corona Extra

This light beer has been gaining popularity over recent years as it offers a unique take on an old favorite in the beer market.

What state drinks the most beer? ›

1. North Dakota. And finally, we arrive at North Dakota — most likely with a beer in our hand. North Dakota's residents were the beer-drinking champs in 2021, consuming 45.8 gallons per capita.

What day is the most beer drank? ›

According to the National Beer Wholesalers Association (NBWA), American beer sales peak the week of the Fourth of July.

What does drinking Stella Artois say about you? ›

Men who drink Stella Artois can display a classier side to them without coming off as pompous or arrogant. Consuming this lager will move you out of that basic beer-drinking sphere and have you seen as approachable, but with a more sophisticated feel.

What type of beer is Blue Moon? ›

Blue Moon Belgian White is a Belgian-style wheat ale produced in the U.S. by MillerCoors, and in Canada by Molson Coors.

What beer has the highest alcohol content? ›

Brewmeister Armageddon blows the Highest Alcohol Content Beers Contest wide open. This Scottish beer boasts an astonishing 65% ABV. This beer ranks at nearly 10 times the alcohol volume of the average craft beer and has more alcohol than gin, vodka, or whiskey.

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