Ohio Brew Week 2017

Date(s) - July 14, 2017 - July 22, 2017
All Day

Celebrate the culture and diversity of craft brews during this 9 day celebration!

Ohio Brew Week, a 9 day long celebration of Ohio brewing, brings together brewers and beer lovers from all around to sip, sample and celebrate the joy of craft brewing.

Join beer nerds, brewers and connoisseurs in trying over 200 beers from over 40 Ohio breweries.
Enjoy old favorites and unique offerings as Ohio brews take over the taps in Athens.

Daily events throughout the week including craft brew dinner pairings, live music, brewers forums and much more. Full schedule HERE.


Highlight events for OBW 2017 include:

  • Moonstruck Burlesque – Sat, July 15-Sun 16 | 11:00 pm-2:00 am | Casa Nueva
    The exceptional ladies of Moonstruck Burlesque bring the costumes, glitter and fun to the first weekend of Ohio Brew Week.
  • The Spikedrivers w/ MadTree Brewing – Sun, July 16 | 3:00 pm-5:00 pm | Eclipse Company Store
    Live music at the Eclipse Company Store Craft Beer Hall;The Spikedrivers with a tap spotlight on MadTree Brewing.
  • Ohio Brew Week Keg Tapping Ceremony – Mon, July 17 | 5:00 pm-6:00 pm – Jackie O’s
    Don’t miss the annual keg tapping of Sparbock – a dark amber bock ale brewed by Jackie O’s each year to commemorate one of Ohio Brew Week’s originators, Jon Sparhawk. Hear from the Ohio Brew Week Executive Director, Brandon Thompson about this year’s developments and what’s in store.
  • Athens County Brewery Cruise – Wed, July 19 | 10:30 am-5:30 pm | See schedule
    Explore four unique breweries and discover why Athens is fast becoming Ohio’s craft beer destination. You’ll ride from stop to stop in an air-conditioned, restroom-equipped motor coach. Seating is limited for this unique guided bus tour, so get your tickets now.
    TOUR STOPS: Multiple Brewing, Little Fish Brewing Co., Devils Kettle & Jackie O’s Taproom & Production Brewery
  • The Pigskin’s 8th Annual Hog Roast – Thu, July 20 | 4:00 pm-9:00 pm | The Pigskin
    With a name like “The Pigskin,” you bet they bring the whole hog every Brew Week. This annual event is not to be missed.
  • Brew BQ – Fri, July 21 | 4:00 pm-10:00 pm | The Athens Train Depot at West Union and Depot Street (across the street from The Smiling Skull)
    One of the quintessential events of Ohio Brew Week! Head to the Athens train depot and set up for a night of food, music and of course, craft brews. Music from The Wild Honeybees
  • Ohio Brew Week Bicycle Cruise to Tasty Brews – Sat, July 22 | 10:00 am-1:00 pm
    In celebration of Ohio Brew Week, Jackie O’s and Athens Bicycle have put together the Bicycle Cruise to Tasty Brews, a challenging 27-mile bike ride for you to enjoy before you head uptown for Last Call on July 22. Begin at Athens Bicycle on Stimson Ave. (just a block from Jackie O’s Taproom) at 10 a.m. and follow a marked course on a hilly tour of paved back roads and state routes surrounding Athens. Then roll to the finish at the Taproom, where you can show the bartender your route map to choose from 4 different beverages or a snack.
  • Last Call – Sat, July 22 | 12:00 pm-11:59 pm | Court Street (from Carpenter St. to Washington St.)
    The annual Ohio Brew Week block party! Brew lovers from all around fill up Court Street from Carpenter to Washington, taking over the bricks with craft brews, food vendors and live music. This is the essential brew week experience.


Full schedule of all daily events posted HERE.

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