Upcoming Events in the Dayton/Cincy Region

Here is a list of all of DRAFT's upcoming events and beer related events in the Dayton & Cincy Region.  Hope to see you all out there! Cheers, DRAFT 23 Jul - DRAFT Hops Beer Dinner with Fifth Street Brewpub and Little Miami Farms 29-31 Jul - Dayton Celtic Festival Aug 6 - DRAFT/Brewtensils Brewout Aug 6 - Great American Beer Tasting - Fifth Third Field Aug 13 - DRAFT Fresh Hops Brewout … [Read more...]

Brewing With Probiotics

Dear Fermentation Technologist, One of our own has started his own brewing blog, Mr. Jhon Cambell!  Jhon works at Osborn Brewing and has been feeding his passion for sours by brewing up some interesting and delicious batches.  Hopefully you were lucky enough to try his Smoked Stout Sour, Golden Sour, or his sour aged in a Merlot Barrel at our January meeting!  Jhon gave me a breakdown of his … [Read more...]

DRAFT Tasting Panel

Each monthly meeting features a tasting panel where members can bring in a finished beer and get honest direct feedback from our more experienced members, many of whom are BJCP-certified. 2-4 members will have the opportunity to sign up to participate in each panel, which ensures that each brewer and each beer gets the attention required to make this panel worthwhile. You will learn how the … [Read more...]

British Beer Fest

Our good friends in the state capital put on a yearly competition celebrating all beers British. Here are the details on this year's event. D.R.A.F.T. has made a good showing in years past. Let's keep it up! … [Read more...]

BrewFest 2014 Results

Best of Show (Sponsored by Belmont Party Supply) - John Mulligan - German Pilsner Second Place - Ashley Whitney Rawls - Cherry Mead Third Place - Shannon Speight - Northern English Brown Honorable Mention - Bryan Lang - Spice, Herb, Vegetable Best of Dayton (Sponsored by Boston's Bistro and Pub) - Ashley Whitney-Rawls Best of DRAFT (Sponsored by Yellow Springs Brewery) - Jim … [Read more...]

DRAFT’s 2014 BrewFest

Registration is currently underway for judges, stewards and entries for DRAFT's 2014 BrewFest!  This year's BrewFest will be held at the Columbian Hall (4704 Burkhardt Rd., Dayton, OH 45403) with judging beginning at 8:00 a.m.  The website for this year's event is www.brewfest.brewcompetition.com.  Submit your entries as soon as possible to ensure your spot.  Cheers! … [Read more...]