Something old, something new. Something bottled, plenty brewed. Not to mention, some great food too. Welcome to the Brewery District.
The craft of beer brewing is in the midst of a local renaissance but the origins of brewing in Central Ohio started here, among the historically preserved buildings of the Brewery District. On this tour of the neighborhood, we reveal the brewing history behind its stately brick structures, dive into the fundamentals of the creation of craft libations and sample all manner of beer, food, and more. Between pours and bites we’ll recall the era of local Beer Barons from the hey-day of the 1890′s to the dog days of Prohibition. We will toast the men and women that have made the Brewery District what it is, from the Hosters and Schlees to Hartmut Handke and Lenny Kolada. We cover the history of the area as well as those that are making hostory today.
This tour is priced at $55.00 which includes tastings of a variety of beverages and/or food at five locations and a guide with extensive local history knowledge and craft beverage expertise. This walking tour lasts approximately 3.5 hours and involves a leisurely one mile stroll.