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Discussion in 'Great Lakes' started by Justin_Neff, Jan 30, 2013.

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  1. Justin_Neff

    Justin_Neff Jun 21, 2012 Ohio

    So I know this has already been attempted in the past, but I'm hoping this one sticks.

    Over the past few months there have been several new breweries hit distribution in Ohio - Oskar Blues, Revolution, and Uinta come to mind immediately.

    What I am hoping is that this thread can be a continuous posting forum for new stuff in Ohio - could be anything from new breweries distributing to the state, or beer release information for breweries that are already distributing here (I.E. Nugget Nectar, Black Note, Rye Da Tiger, etc.).

    So has anybody heard any rumblings of new possible distro to the Buckeye State?
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  2. Mahoning

    Mahoning Jan 23, 2013

    Columbus Brewing said on their Facebook page that they will start bottling and distributing Bodhi around Valentines Day.

    Also, saw Rye da Tiger in Youngstown today.
  3. Justin_Neff

    Justin_Neff Jun 21, 2012 Ohio

    I would love to be able to get Columbus brewing down in the Cincy area.
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  4. DaveLikesAle

    DaveLikesAle Jan 24, 2006 Ohio

    If we start a rumor about Russian River coming here can we make it happen? Also, join Beer Geeks (Dayton) on Facebook. Up to 400 or so members with lots of local news (Dayton and rest of Ohio)
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  5. Envelopes

    Envelopes Aug 26, 2012 Ohio

    Did they delete that? I'm not finding it...
    I really hope it happens, though! Perfect way to bring in Spring.
  6. Mahoning

    Mahoning Jan 23, 2013

    They didn't "announce" it on their Facebook which is why you're not finding it. I specifically knew they were gonna bottle it and posted on there asking when we should expect it and they replied around Valentines Day. I'm sure if you scavenged through all of the comments by fans you would find it. I'm not going to necessarily announce my name on here but my comment was on January 10th.

    The brief transcript went like this:

    Me: "What is the status of Bodhi in bottles?"

    Columbus Brewing Company: "While there is no exact date set, we are guessing somewhere around Valentines day."
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  7. headbucket

    headbucket Oct 30, 2007 Ohio

    Coming from within the state, the new Portside Distilling in Cleveland has started brewing beers as well. Haven't had a chance to try any of their liqour but i will give both their beers and spirits a shot when able to. Although i doubt the will distribute much anytime soon so they will be limited to the Cleveland area.
  8. bluejacket74

    bluejacket74 Jul 4, 2005 Ohio

    If you're around Columbus, Granville Brewing is supposed to be selling their bottled beers pretty soon. I think they're all going to be Belgian style brews if I've heard correctly.
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  9. Justin_Neff

    Justin_Neff Jun 21, 2012 Ohio

    Was told by my local shop owner that Nugget Nectar will be on shelves in the Cincy area next Tuesday..
  10. Mahoning

    Mahoning Jan 23, 2013

    Has anyone heard if or when Hop Juju is getting bottled by Fat Head?
  11. Envelopes

    Envelopes Aug 26, 2012 Ohio

    Street date of Feb. 2nd I believe. Blacklick is doing a tasting at the end of February.
  12. Spider889

    Spider889 Mar 24, 2010 Ohio
    Beer Trader

    I had heard they were already in there... (my wife works with the owner's wife). Of course maybe the info ought to have been that Blacklick was where the beer would eventually be.

    I'm not sure these days if it's worth the effort to post events to the events page since so much of the old functionality seems to have lost usage/traffic, so I'll mention that CBC will be doing a Creeper tapping party at Bob's on Feb. 15th. Habanero Bodhi cask is slated as well. Those that check the FB page might have already seen the announcement.
  13. Justin_Neff

    Justin_Neff Jun 21, 2012 Ohio

    Habanero Bodhi cask!? That may be worth the drive up from Cincy!

    I'm a recent Cincy transplant, so I'm not completely familiar with all the local stuff... Has Hop Juju ever been bottled before? If its half as good as head hunter I may buy a case!
  14. headbucket

    headbucket Oct 30, 2007 Ohio

    Has not been bottled. I think so far all they have bottled is headhunter, bumbleberry, and their christmas beer. Hopefully more to follow. If i remember correctly someone said in another thread the their goggle fogger hefeweizen may be getting bottled in the future too?
  15. Mahoning

    Mahoning Jan 23, 2013

    Oddly enough, the only place I've ever had it was at Dutch's Bar and Bottle Shop in Cincinnati.
  16. jampics2

    jampics2 Dec 19, 2008 Ohio
    Beer Trader

    They're brewing it in Feb but not sure if it'll be bottled this time since Oompah Loompah is coming out in that timeframe.
  17. Justin_Neff

    Justin_Neff Jun 21, 2012 Ohio

    My favorite place in the area.. hands down. Good people and they never just leave the whales out for everyone to snatch without realizing what they just bought. I also love that they don't just name a bunch of stuff if you say "you got anything rare?" The response you'll get for that question is "well, what are you looking for?" I love that. They reward the people who know what they're looking for and actually understand the value of what you're buying.

    In other news, is there any truth to the rumors that Oompah Loompah is getting pushed to March release?
  18. miketd

    miketd Mar 2, 2006 Ohio
    Beer Trader

    From what I heard, yes. Apparently they are having some problems getting it the way they want it and won't release it until they are satisfied.

    This was second hand info - Fat Head's sales rep telling a retail buyer, so take it at that. If I'm up there this weekend, I will confirm.
  19. bluejacket74

    bluejacket74 Jul 4, 2005 Ohio

    Just talked to Joe at Blacklick earlier today, and he says they should be getting in the Granville Brewing bottles in this Monday.
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  20. Spider889

    Spider889 Mar 24, 2010 Ohio
    Beer Trader

    Cool thanks. My wife is eager to support them.
  21. brewtus

    brewtus Dec 29, 2012 Ohio
    Beer Trader

    I was told New Belgium will be distributed to the buckeye sate once the nc location is up and running
  22. Justin_Neff

    Justin_Neff Jun 21, 2012 Ohio

    I've heard this also.. Any idea on a timeframe?
  23. Spider889

    Spider889 Mar 24, 2010 Ohio
    Beer Trader

    Pretty sure I was told 2015 at the brewery. Have they even broken ground yet?
  24. beesy

    beesy Jul 21, 2010 Ohio
    Beer Trader

    Fyi - brews cafe in granville posted earlier today they were selling 3 of the granville brewing beers. @bluejacket74 Yes I remember seeing a Saison and a Triple but don't recall what 3rd bottle was.
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  25. Justin_Neff

    Justin_Neff Jun 21, 2012 Ohio

    Anybody around the cincy area hearing anything about Behemoth? I know that Dayton got some, just haven't seen or heard anything about Cincy/NKY
  26. Spider889

    Spider889 Mar 24, 2010 Ohio
    Beer Trader

    I've been checking every other day or so for a week now on SN's website for the Ovila Quad with Plums. According to them it's already in distribution so hopefully it turns up soon. Any sitings in Cols yet?
  27. DruckusB

    DruckusB Feb 27, 2012 Kentucky

    Got some at party town over the weekend, I know Dutchs got some too so it's around
  28. clmojo

    clmojo Feb 24, 2006 Ohio

    Hop JuJu will not be getting bottled.
  29. clmojo

    clmojo Feb 24, 2006 Ohio

    The Bruery Sour In the Rye and Saison De Lente roll out next week. Along with 75 Minute from Dogfish Head
  30. crytion

    crytion Jun 24, 2010 Ohio

    I got some at party source (newport) last night. The shelf was clear but a young lady went and got another arm load from the back.
  31. masterofsparks

    masterofsparks Nov 15, 2009 Ohio
    Beer Trader

    Behemoth showed up in Columbus earlier this week as well, so I'd say Cincy should see it very soon.
  32. klek

    klek Mar 16, 2010 Ohio

    Nugget Nectar is in a few spots on eastside Cleveland as of at least yesterday. So if it hasn't hit all of the State yet, it should be soon.
  33. Mahoning

    Mahoning Jan 23, 2013

    Hyde Park Wine & Spirits posted on their Facebook that they got some today.
  34. Spider889

    Spider889 Mar 24, 2010 Ohio
    Beer Trader

    Rhizing Bines ought to hit our distribution soon, too. I was about to order one of the new IPA glasses today but then I started thinking that those might also see some distribution, and would likely be cheaper than ordering online.
  35. Justin_Neff

    Justin_Neff Jun 21, 2012 Ohio

    Thanks for all the feedback from everyone. Although the price tag is high, I'll have to try and find some of this year's batch.

    Picked up my first Nugget Nectar sixer tonight.... Yowza! Having recently moved here from Chicago (we never saw Troegs distro there), this is my first experience. It definitely didn't disappoint. I'm contemplating going back for a case....
  36. Justin_Neff

    Justin_Neff Jun 21, 2012 Ohio

    I'm also keeping an eye out for one of these glasses.. If nothing else, just for sheer uniqueness.
  37. BeerBuckeye

    BeerBuckeye Oct 2, 2009 Ohio
    Beer Trader

    Anyone seeing Nugget Nectar in Columbus?
  38. Envelopes

    Envelopes Aug 26, 2012 Ohio

    Weiland's posted this picture this morning:


    So I'd say it's probably around.
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  39. jeffdill

    jeffdill Apr 26, 2012 Washington

    The Kroger in Dublin has quite a bit of Nugget Nectar. The beer guy there said it shoudn't be as hard to find this year.
  40. Mahoning

    Mahoning Jan 23, 2013

    Since you're in Cincinnati, check out Jungle Jims for all your glassware needs. (Oh and their beer selection is awesome too)
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