Cincinnati’s 10 Best Breweries to Grab a Cold One


A pub or public house has traditionally served as the focal point of a community — a tavern in which friends, neighbors and even strangers who will soon become friends have gathered to drink, dine, discuss and unwind. Locally, a new type of drinking establishment is beginning to dominate the market: the neighborhood brewery. These local and smaller-scale brewpubs are quickly becoming the backbone of the craft brewing community as well as drinking and social destinations for residents and patrons in different parts of town, from West Chester to Walnut Hills and Bellevue to Blue Ash. For CityBeat's 2018 Best of Cincinnati issue, we asked readers which neighborhood brewery reigned supreme —these were the results.