Is Cincinnati in a Craft Beer Bubble

Is Cincinnati in a Craft Beer Bubble? Live at Brink Brewing Co.

We’re headed to Brink Brewing Company tonight for a panel to find out if Cincinnati is in a craft beer bubble!

Come on down to Brink (5905 Hamilton Ave, Cincinnati 45224) at 7:30 pm tonight or stream it live on our Brew Minds Facebook page! We’ll have video up on our YouTube page as soon as possible after the event.

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Statement from Blank Slate’s Scott LaFollette on Closing. Plus our thoughts and where to still find their beer!

Monday morning we noticed something was odd at Blank Slate. By Monday afternoon we knew that they had closed. Since then there has been much speculation and many varying assumptions about why they closed. But there have been no facts until now.

 

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Has Craft Beer Reached Peak Mindshare?

Quick, without Googling, how many local craft breweries can you name? How many regional breweries? National?

People are often worried about the craft beer bubble hitting saturation levels. Since it’s fall and harvest season, hop shortages have become the crisis de jour with no less than the Wall Street Journal crying havoc. Concerns about shelf space, the number of tap handles at each bar, and even the supply of aluminum cans have all caused worries before.

But are we nearing a point where people simply can’t keep track of all the craft beer out there?

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