Deschutes Launch Events for Ohio & Kentucky

Bend, Oregon – Deschutes Brewery isgeared up and ready to have some fun introducing its beers to craft beer fans in Ohio and Kentucky in less than two weeks. Everyone’s invited to come to any and all of the following events to sample a few delicious Deschutes Brewery beers and chat with the team. In addition to the listed events, Deschutes will be pouring at the “Columbus Winter Beerfest” this weekend (January 17-18) and the “Cleveland Winter Beerfest” (January 31-February 1).

From beer dinners to simple meet & greets, fans can pick and choose what events they’d like to attend – everywhere from Cleveland to Louisville – with many stops in between. The beers being showcased at the events include Mirror Pond Pale Ale, Black Butte Porter, Red Chair Northwest Pale Ale and Inversion IPA. At select locations, more limited release beers like Hop Henge Experimental IPA and Class of ’88 Imperial Smoked Porter (collaboration with Great Lakes Brewing Company) will be flowing.

The brewery is hosting a series of “Meet, Greet, Sample” events all over Ohio and in Kentucky from Friday, January 24 to Friday, January 31, as part of its launch efforts. It’s the perfect opportunity to try some combination of the beers above while making small talk with personalities from Deschutes Brewery. These events are in addition to the signature events listed in detail below. Please visit Deschutes Brewery’s events page for more information or ask us for a complete schedule of Meet, Greet, Sample events in your area.

CLEVELAND, OHIO

Friday January 24, 5-7pm

What: Chocolate and Beer Flight Night

Chocolate and beer, sittin’ in a tree, k-i-s-s-i-n-g. Kissing on your palate, that is. Two things we love – together in a special night of perfect pairings. Delectable Lilly Handmade chocolates matched with Deschutes Brewery beer from Oregon…your mouth will thank you.

Where: Lizardville, 25380 Miles Rd. Bedford Hts., OH 44146

Friday January 24, 7-9pm

What: Wingin’ It With Deschutes Brewery

Deschutes Brewery is launching some of its tastiest brews in Ohio this week, and what else was there to do but sample it alongside some wings? Beer and wings, the great American pastime. Or at least one of them! Come join us.

Where: Winking Lizard, 25380 Miles Rd, Bedford, OH 44146

Friday January 24, 8pm

What: Wild for Deschutes

One of Deschutes Brewery’s official Ohio kickoff events – we’re excited to celebrate at Sachsenheim Hall with a “wild game dinner”! Meet and greet with the crew from Deschutes, enjoy great music from three bands-Austin Walking Cane, Yosemight, and Color Wheel- and some interesting wild game dinner specials, and of course, great beers from the state of Oregon. The beer comes in boots at this venue, so now you have to show up.

Where: Sachsenheim Hall, 7001 Denison Ave.Cleveland, OH 44102

Saturday, January 25, 7-9pm

What: Wingin’ It With Deschutes Brewery

Deschutes Brewery is launching some of its tastiest brews in Ohio this week, and what else was there to do but sample it alongside some wings? Beer and wings, the great American pastime. Or at least one of them! Come join us.

Where: Winking Lizard, 6111 Quarry Ln, Independence, OH 44131

Saturday, January 25, 7pm

What: Ohio City Pub Crawl with Deschutes Brewery

Hit all your favorite spots on West 25th Street while hanging out with the Deschutes Brewery crew. Each location will have some new beers available to try out, so make sure to pace yourself to try them all or you may really be crawling by the end of the night.

Where (and in this order):

The Market Garden Brewery, 1947 W 25th St, Cleveland, OH 44113

ABC The Tavern, 1872 W 25th St, Cleveland, OH 44113

Soho Kitchen & Bar, 1889 W 25th St, Cleveland, OH 44113

The Black Pig, 1865 W 25th St, Cleveland, OH 44113

Town Hall, 1909 W 25th St, Cleveland, OH 44113

Sunday, January 26, 11-2pm

What: Deschutes Brewery’s Brewer’s Brunch Beer and breakfast: it’s not an oxymoron anymore! Join us for a perfect weekend brunch of tasty treats paired with Deschutes Brewery beers. To top it all off, Deschutes Brewery staff will be in the house to hang out and talk craft beer over bacon.

Where: Tremont Tap House, 2572 Scranton Rd, Cleveland, OH 44113

Sunday, January 26, 5pm

What: Beer Cocktails with Deschutes Brewery

Get creative with your beer in the Gateway District this evening by enjoying beer cocktails with Oregon’s Deschutes Brewery – here celebrating their Ohio launch. We won’t ruin the surprise, but you’ll be amazed by the delicious drinks mixologists at Society Lounge and Wonder Bar can dream up using great craft beers as key ingredients.

Where: Wonder Bar, 2044 E 4th St, Cleveland, OH 44115

Sunday, January 26, 6pm

What: Deschutes Brewery Beer Dinner

Chef Jonathon Sawyer’s flagship restaurant is teaming up with the folks from Deschutes Brewery to create an exclusive beer dinner. Each dish that Sawyer’s team comes up with will be expertly paired with a Deschutes beer. The gang from Deschutes’ Oregon headquarters will be in the house to talk beer, food and good times. Join us! Menu coming soon.

Where: The Greenhouse Tavern, 2038 E 4th St, Cleveland, OH 44115

Sunday, January 26, 8:30pm

What: Funny Brews with Deschutes Brewery

Lauded by USA Today as “One of the 10 great places to sit down and watch stand-up”, Hilarities will be a great place to sit down, have a Deschutes Brewery beer and take in some stand-up comedy. Deschutes Brewery is stopping off for some laughs during its Ohio launch tour – be sure to come down for some side-splitting beer drinking with them! Headliner Ryan Hamilton is sure to keep you laughing!

AKRON/CANTON, OHIO

Monday, January 27, 5-7pm

What: Chocolate and Beer Flight Night

Chocolate and beer, sittin’ in a tree, k-i-s-s-i-n-g. Kissing on your palate, that is. Two things we love – together in a special night of perfect pairings. Delectable handmade chocolates matched with Deschutes Brewery beer from Oregon…your mouth will thank you.

Where: Lizardville, 79 Springside Drive Copley, OH 44321

Monday, January 27, 7pm What: Tippin’ Deschutes at The Tavern

We’re welcoming Oregon’s Deschutes Brewery to Ohio by tippin’ back some pints of their damn tasty beers. Pair them with Merchant’s appetizers, sandwiches and burgers or acclaimed daily specials.

Where: Merchant Tavern, 1824 Merriman Rd, Akron, OH 44313

Monday, January 27, 7pm What: Deschutes Brewery Comes to KSU

Deschutes Brewery is launching some of its very best brews in Ohio this week, and what better way to celebrate than by pouring a few for our Kent State University fans? Come join us for some tasty Oregon beers.

Where: Ray’s Place, 135 Franklin Ave, Kent, OH 44240

TOLEDO, OHIO

Tuesday, January 28, 8pm

What: Deschutes in Suits!

It’s time to don the dress-up clothes for a classy night of fine food, fine beer and fine cigars. While you don’t have to put on the ritz, there will be prizes for the best-dressed, and you’ll wish you won them. Join Deschutes Brewery in style as they launch their beers in Ohio!

Where: Burger Bar 419, 4400 Heatherdowns Blvd, Toledo, OH 43614

COLUMBUS, OHIO

Tuesday, January 28, 6:30pm

What: Deschutes Brewery Beer Dinner

Pairing beers with foods is an art form, and we think we’ve hit it right on the head with this evening’s lineup. The talented chefs at 101 Beer Kitchen will be creating several courses using seasonal, local products and placing them alongside beers from Oregon’s Deschutes Brewery – here from the west coast to launch their beers in Ohio. Sorry, but this dinner is already sold out!

Where: 101 Beer Kitchen, 7509 Sawmill Rd, Dublin, OH 43016

Wednesday, January 29, 7pm What: Oregon Comes to Old Towne

Deschutes Brewery is bringing a taste of Oregon to Old Towne Columbus, with its tasty beers pouring at no less than four popular Old Towne haunts. Make the rounds and welcome Deschutes to Ohio!

Where:

The Corner Stone Craft Beer & Wine, 61 Parsons Ave, Columbus, OH 43215
Yellow Brick Pizza, 892 Oak St, Columbus, OH 43205
Olde Towne Tavern, 889 Oak St, Columbus, Ohio 43205
Carabar, 115 Parsons Ave, Columbus, OH 43215

Thursday, January 30, 7pm What: Beer and Movie Night with the Barley Hopsters

Come hang out with the Barley Hopsters at the historic Strand Theater and sample some delicious Deschutes Brewery beer all the way from Oregon. You know what else is coming to the Theater from Oregon? The classic film The Goonies, filmed there in 1985.

Where: The Strand Theater, 28 E. Winter St., Delaware, OH 43015

Thursday, January 30, 7pm

What: Friends of the Bar Meet the Brewery

Come meet the gang from Deschutes Brewery and enjoy flights of their beer as they visit Ohio all the way from Oregon. Enjoy a hot dog buffet with condiments that were actually made using Deschutes Brewery beer as an ingredient, plus nosh on other beer-inspired bar snacks.

Where: Bob’s Bar, 4961 N. High St., Columbus, OH 43214

Friday, January 31, 6-8pm

What: Taste of Oregon with Deschutes Brewery
We don’t think there’s any better way to “taste” Oregon than by sampling a few of its best brews from Deschutes Brewery – launching in Ohio this week. Featuring the beautiful and aromatic whole flower hop, their beer lineup will have you longing for the west coast.

Where: Giant Eagle Market District, 1798 Kingsdale Center, Columbus, OH 43221

Friday, January 31, 8pm

What: Beer-lesque: Tastings and Tassels!

What’s better than an evening full of craft beer from Oregon’s Deschutes Brewery? An evening full of craft beer…coupled with some lovely burlesque dancers from local troupe the Velvet Hearts and national singular sensation Fannie Spankings! They will feature a Deschutes Brewery beer in each of their burlesque and variety stage acts. Swank DJ’s will set the mood at the beginning of the show and round out the evening after Beer-lesque. This is sure to be a night of excitement, laughter, and unforgettable fun. Tickets are $7 and can be purchased at www.skullys.org

Where: Skully’s Music-Diner, 1151 N High St, Columbus, OH 43201

Saturday, February 1, 11am-2pm

What: Brewers Brunch with Deschutes Brewery

Beer and breakfast: it’s not an oxymoron anymore! Join us for a perfect weekend brunch of tasty treats paired with beers from 4 different breweries. Deschutes Brewery has teamed up with local favorites Elevator Brewery and Draught Haus, North High Brewing, and Seventh Son Brewing Company. To top it all off, staff from each brewery will be in the house to hang out and talk craft beer over bacon.

Where: The Crest Gastropub, 2855 Indianola Ave, Columbus, OH 43202

Saturday, February 1, 3-10pm

What: Short North Brewing Arts

As an extra note of celebration for the “Paint the Pint House” first Saturday during Gallery Hop night, beers will be flowing from the new to Ohio Deschutes Brewery. Come celebrate with pub grub, pints all the way from Oregon and local artist, who will be creating art right in front of your eyes!

Where: Short North Pint House & Beer Garden, 780 N. High Street, Columbus, OH 43215

Sunday, February 2, 3:30pm

What: Super Beer Superbowl Party

What’s the Super Bowl without some fantastic craft beer in hand? Just another plain, old Sunday, we’d say. That’s why Deschutes Brewery and its crew are here all the way from Oregon, launching their tasty craft beers in Ohio to celebrate the big game, “Hangover” and “Bridesmaids-style”! Live music from the Lovebenders from4 – 6 PM and an all-you-can-eat buffet for $10 round out the festivities ($5 of the ticket goes to the Nature Conservancy). Buffet tickets can be purchased at World of Beer.

Where: World Of Beer – Easton, 3934 Townsfair Way, Columbus, OH 43219

CINCINNATI, OHIO

Friday January 24, 5-9pm

What: Friday Night Pints with Deschutes Brewery
This week’s Friday Night Pints heralds all the way from the west coast, as Oregon’s Deschutes Brewery launches its beers in Ohio starting TODAY! We’ll be pouring pints from Deschutes at two locations to celebrate their arrival.

Where: Jungle Jim’s, 4450 Eastgate Square Dr, Cincinnati, OH 45245

Jungle Jim’s, 5440 Dixie Hwy, Fairfield, OH 45014

Saturday, January 25, 7pm

What: Hats Off To Homebrewers

Attention homebrewers and beer geeks! Come share your love for craft at Rhinegeist Brewery with the gang from Deschutes Brewery. Chat with Rhinegeist Brewery and Deschutes Brewery brewers, sip on delicious beers new to the state of Ohio and get your puzzling homebrewing questions answered. Gather complimentary brewing supplies like clone recipe booklets to use in your next homebrew. But that’s not all….you will enjoy beer samples in your very own commemorative snifter and mix in a “Stump the Brewmaster” Q & A session. It all adds up to a can’t-miss-night! Tickets are $24.20 and can be purchased here:www.eventbrite.com/e/hats-off-to-the-homebrewers-deschutes-brewery-launch-party-tickets-9701145387

Where: Rhinegeist Brewery, 1910 Elm St, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Saturday, January 25, 7pm

What: Over the Rhine Pub Crawl with Deschutes Brewery

Hit all your favorite spots while hanging out with Oregon’s Deschutes Brewery while their gang is in town celebrating their arrival in Ohio. Each location will have some new beers available to try out, so make sure to pace yourself to try them all or you may really be crawling by the end of the night.

Where (and in this order):

Arnold’s Bar And Grill, 210 E 8th St, Cincinnati, OH 45202
The Lackman, 237 Vine St, Cincinnati, OH 45202
The Eagle, 1342 Vine St, Cincinnati, OH 45217

Kaze, 1400 Vine St, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Sunday, January 26, 11am

What: Brewer’s Brunch with Deschutes Brewery

Beer and breakfast: it’s not an oxymoron anymore! Join us for a perfect weekend brunch of tasty treats paired with Deschutes Brewery beers. To top it all off, Deschutes Brewery staff will be in the house to hang out and talk craft beer over bacon. Sorry, this Brunch is sold out!

Where:Fifty West Brewing Company, 7668 Wooster Pike, Cincinnati, OH 45227

Sunday, January 26, 6pm

What: Beer Dinner with Deschutes Brewery

Pairing beers with foods is an art form, and we think we’ve hit it right on the head with this evening’s lineup. The talented chefs at Teller’s Of Hyde Park will be creating several courses using seasonal, local products and placing them alongside beers from Oregon’s Deschutes Brewery – here from the west coast to launch their beers in Ohio. Tickets can be purchased by calling Teller’s at 513.321.4721

Where:Teller’s Of Hyde Park, 2710 Erie Ave, Cincinnati, OH 45208

DAYTON, OHIO

Friday, January 24, 7pm

What: Deschutes Brewery Tap Takeover

Deschutes Brewery’s crew is here all the way from Oregon to celebrate their launch in Ohio, and they’ve taken over the taps at two of your favorite watering holes. Welcome them to greater Dayton by visiting Chappy’s or the Fox And Hound for a pint!

Where: Chappys Tap Room and Grille, 2733 W Alex Bell Rd, Moraine, OH 45459

Fox And Hound Bar & Grille, 2661 Fairfield Commons Blvd, Beavercreek, OH 45431

NORTHERN KENTUCKY

Monday, January 27, 8pm

What: Service Industry Night with Deschutes Brewery

If you work in the service industry, then tonight’s your lucky night! Come by after your shift for discounts and specials, including pints from the newly arrived Deschutes Brewery. Help us celebrate their Kentucky arrival!

Where:Molly Malone’s, 112 E 4th St, Covington, KY 41011

Monday, January 27, 8pm

What: Mug Club Monday

Your mug will be filled with something extra special this Monday – delicious craft beer from Oregon’s Deschutes Brewery, here in Kentucky for the first time. If there’s any better time to bring in that mug for a big pour, we haven’t seen it yet.

Where: Flipdaddy’s, 8863 U.S. 42, Union, KY 41091

Monday, January 27, 8pm

What: Deschutes Brewery Tap Takeover

Deschutes Brewery’s crew is here all the way from Oregon to celebrate their launch in Ohio, and they’ve taken over the taps at two of your favorite watering holes. Welcome them to Kentucky by visiting the Mellow Mushroom for a pint!

Where:Mellow Mushroom, 1014 Town Dr, Wilder, KY 41076

LOUISVILLE, KENTUCKY

Tuesday, January 28, 8pm

What: Deschutes Brewery Tap Takeover

Deschutes Brewery’s crew is here all the way from Oregon to celebrate their launch in Ohio, and they’ve taken over the taps at two of your favorite watering holes. Welcome them to Kentucky by visiting the Holy Grale or Nachbar for a pint!

Where:

Holy Grale, 1034 Bardstown Rd, Louisville, KY 40204

Nachbar, 969 Charles St, Louisville, KY 40204

Thursday, January 30, 7pm

What: Deschutes Brewery Tap Takeover

Deschutes Brewery’s crew is here all the way from Oregon to celebrate their launch in Ohio, and they’ve taken over the taps at two of your favorite watering holes. Welcome them to Kentucky by visiting the Flanagan’s or The Irish Rover for a pint!

Where:

Flanagan’s Ale House, 934 Baxter Ave, Louisville, KY 40204

The Irish Rover, 2319 Frankfort Ave, Louisville, KY 40206

LEXINGTON, KENTUCKY

Wednesday, January 29, 6:30-9pm

What: Deschutes Brewery Pint Night

There’s never been a better time to come on out for pint night specials – Deschutes Brewery is in town for their big launch! That’s right Oregon’s coming to Kentucky in the form of fantastic craft beer.

Where:Pazzo’s Pizza Pub, 385 S Limestone St, Lexington, KY 40508

Wednesday, January 29, 8-10pm

What: Deschutes Brewery Tap Takeover

Deschutes Brewery’s crew is here all the way from Oregon to celebrate their launch in Ohio, and they’ve taken over the taps at two of your favorite watering holes. Welcome them to Kentucky by visiting The Beer Trappe for a pint!

Where:The Beer Trappe, 811 E Euclid Ave, Lexington, KY 40502

Where: Hilarities Comedy Club at Pickwick and Frolics, 2035 East 4th Street, Cleveland, Ohio 44115

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