Athenians love locally-made beer, wine and spirits. The Athens Libations trail connects 3 craft breweries, 3 wineries, a cider house and a distillery. Taste the flavors of Athens County and have some fun while doing it.
Jackie O’s Taproom & Production Brewery | 25 Campbell Street, Athens
Equipped with 16 taps for you to enjoy beers straight from the source. The taproom offers a wide variety of merchandise, specialty and core beers, as well as carryout of all packaged kegs, cans and bottles. Also stop by Jackie O’s BrewPub in Uptown Athens and pair your favorite brews with fresh, locally-sourced entrees.
Devil’s Kettle Brewing | 97 Columbus Road, Athens
Home of sessionable ales and lagers in a beautifully handcrafted taproom. Devil’s Kettle is owned and operated by Cameron Fuller, Ohio Brew Week’s winningest home brewer. Growlers and kegs are available.
Little Fish Brewing Co. | 8675 Armitage Road, Athens
Athens newest mircobrewery specializing in farmhouse-style ales and oak-barrel-aged sour beers in addition to meticulously crafted lagers and hop-forward pale ales. Twelve taps mean nothing is off the table as long as it pairs well with friends and family!
Shade Winery | 401 Gilkey Ridge Road, Shade
Situated in Southeast Ohio’s Appalachian foothills, Shade Winery is actively reviving old traditions and striving to create new ones. Established in 2004, the winery is dedicated to emphasizing local or
organically grown ingredients whenever possible.
Pleasant Hill Vineyards | 5015 Pleasant Hill Road, Athens
Sitting on a former horse farm high atop a ridge, Pleasant Hill Vineyards features nine wines for sampling in their tasting room, as well as stunning views of rolling pastures and spectacular sunsets.
Fifth Element Spirits | 41496 Bearwallow Ridge Road, Shade
Handcrafted spirits created from near-at-hand grains, fruits, herbs and roots. Zymurgist Kelly Sauber creates high quality distilled spirits made from all natural ingredients farm-raised or wild-harvested close to the distillery. Fifth Element Spirits are regularly available at the West End Ciderhouse.