Ohio Brew Week among best of breed

Ohio Brew Week 2016

OBW-logoFor one week each July, craft beer takes over Athens, Ohio. It’s Ohio Brew Week (OBW), and there’s no better time for a road trip.

Ohio Brew Week was among the first of the now ubiquitous week-long craft beer celebrations that have become popular across the nation. It is still one of the best. This year, OBW happens July 15-23. Continue reading “Ohio Brew Week among best of breed”

Aecern, sours, saison and sun

 foeder at Little Fish Brewing Company. Aecern Old Ale

Athens, Ohio — Last fall when the guys at Little Fish Brewing purchased a 930-gallon white oak foeder, their ultimate goal was to establish a sour beer program in the style of breweries in West Flanders, Belgium. On one level, a foeder is a simply a large oaken tank used to age a beer. To Little Fish co-owners Sean White and Jimmy Stockwell, however, it means a lot more. Continue reading “Aecern, sours, saison and sun”