8 results for tag: Craft Beer


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 ...

Newbie’s Guide to Columbus Ohio Nightlife

Finding yourself in a new city can be tough for a number of reasons, especially when looking for things to do in your spare time. If you don't have friends who are knowledgeable about the local scene, check out these options for nightlife entertainment. One of the most popular areas of Columbus' nightlife scene is the Short North. This refers to an area just north of downtown Columbus populated with bars, art galleries, restaurants, shopping, and more. There are plenty of unique spots to visit, but one local favorite is Brothers Drake Meadery & Bar. They handcraft meads—wine made from honey—using high-quality local ingredients whenever ...

Join Us for Drink Up Columbus Happy Hour on February 16

We’re no strangers to good times and great happy hours here at Arch City Tavern, but this one on Tuesday, February 16th is sure to be a good time. The crew from Drink Up Columbus will be here to sponsor a happy hour meetup and we want to make sure all of our friends are invited. (That’s you!) Tuesday February 16 5-7pm Right here at Arch City Tavern ENJOY HALF OFF drafts, wines by the glass, and our signature pizzas with our friends from Drink Up Columbus! The first 10 people in the door will get a FREE deck of custom Drink Up Columbus playing cards and they’ll be raffling off their Day Drinking t-shirts to a few lucky ...

The Only Short North Happy Hour that Matters

Are you stuck in a rut with the post-holiday blues? Getting back to work and the swing of things can be tough in the new year, especially with these frigid temperatures. There's no better way to boost your mood than happy hour, so lace up your boots, zip up your parka, and head straight to Arch City Tavern for the best happy hour in the city. Located in the heart of the Short North, we offer half off all drafts, wine by the glass, and pizzas Monday thru Friday from 3pm-6pm—and much more. Arch City's happy hour menu offers fantastic deals on craft beer, wine, and locally sourced food. We include local breweries (try our current favorite, the ...

The Heart of the Neighborhood (Origins of the Local Gastropub)

August 2012: Merriam Webster’s Collegiate Dictionary gets updated. Amongst the new additions are words like man cave, sexting, and . . . gastropub. Say what? Don’t worry, the only “Excuse me” that will be needed here is in reaching your table without bumping into fellow patrons.   From dictionary.com: [gas-troh-puhb] noun 1. a bar that serves good food and high-quality alcoholic beverages.   In simple terms that’s all there is to it. But as any good foodie knows, there is more to it than that. Let’s go back to the 1980’s, when Britain was in the middle of a recession and their reputation for local fine dining ...

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 ...

For the Love of Craft Beer

During Columbus’s Craft Beer Week, we all celebrate one of the greatest inventions and master crafts of modern man; Craft-Brewed Beer. There’s something majestic and respectable about a well-brewed beer and many would be surprised at how beautifully simple and yet highly complex the brewing process can be. For those who may not be an expert already, let’s walk through the brewing process so you can come into the bar and enjoy these malted miracles with a fresh perspective. All brewers are working the same basic ingredients; malted barley (sometimes wheat or other grains), hop flowers, yeast, and water.  Yet master brewers the world over have ...

The Belgian Tripel

We're big fans of all the varieties of craft beer but one that we're featuring more prominently this spring is the Belgian Tripel.  There are currently five beers available here at Arch City Tavern that feature the signature style of the Belgian Tripel craft brew, including:   Victory Golden Monkey 9.5% Alcohol, Available on Draft in Flight or Pint Piraat 10.5% Alcohol, Available in bottle Chimay White Label 8% Alcohol, Available in bottle La Fin Du Monde 9% Alcohol, Available in bottle Weyerbacher Merry Monks 9.3% Alcohol, Available in bottle We also have a Belgian Dubbel available, the Thirsty Dog Orthus, a 7% Draft in Flight or ...