Jackie O’s Brewery anniversary event hits the right notes

How do you hold onto the title of the area’s best brewery, year after year. You work at it; that’s how. Jackie O’s Brewery of Athens, Ohio, has to be the sharpest brewery in our shed when it comes to special events. Over the past weekend, this stellar Appalachian-region brewery treated its fans to a 12th Anniversary Extravaganza that was just about everything you could ask for. Continue reading “Jackie O’s Brewery anniversary event hits the right notes”

Hiprakka Sahti a hit at Little Fish Brewing Company

When you see the Finnish word “Hiprakka” as the name of a new beer, you’d better believe that brew will be good fun. One of Finland’s many amazingly cool words, hiprakka means that state where one has a light buzz and socializing is made easier, but not to the point where one begins to get dizzy, slur heavily, vomit and pass out.¹ The collaboration brew between Little Fish Brewing Company and homebrewer Jessica Ihms was that and more.  Continue reading “Hiprakka Sahti a hit at Little Fish Brewing Company”

Craft beer galore at 12th annual Ohio Brew Week in Athens

Ohio Brew Week logoBrilliant Stream always looks forward to Ohio Brew Week in Athens. This year is no different. There is so much good beer in such a compact spot. With Ohio craft beer tap takeovers all week long at all the downtown bars and restaurants, a pub crawl is a must. Brewery tours and cider too. Continue reading “Craft beer galore at 12th annual Ohio Brew Week in Athens”