2 results for tag: Craft Beer Week


The Rise of Farm to Keg Breweries

Everyone's heard of the expression “farm to table” in the context of a restaurant's menu. In fact, it's used so often, one must truly wonder how much of its meaning has been lost in translation. Now, the popular philosophy is beginning to make its way into the beer world with farm to keg breweries. Beer makers are now more careful about the ingredients they use in their creations, being sure to use the highest quality possible when brewing. Big Foot Brewing in New York and Dirt Farm Brewing in Virginia are two microbreweries who have been given the legal freedom to grow, produce, and serve beer on agricultural land. Similar to how wineries ...

What Makes an Excellent Craft Beer?

With over 300 restaurants serving up handcrafted brews, Arch City Tavern included, from a selection of about 25 local breweries, it’s no surprise that Columbus, Ohio is proud of our reputation for hoppy concoctions. Enough to host an annual beer week. But what makes craft beer so special? Why are patrons willing to spend their hard-earned dollars for a glass, or pint, of the tasty treat? For starters, when consumed in responsible amounts (one to two glasses per day), assorted university studies have found several health benefits to craft beer over the years: Drinkers maintain higher bone density due to high levels of silica. Drinkers ...