Have you ever been on vacation and thought to yourself, “I wish I had a beer right now”? If so, you will have plenty of opportunities to check out the local breweries right here in Hocking Hills! Our town and the surrounding areas have plenty of local breweries where you can enjoy locally produced beers. Most of these Hocking Hills breweries also have food and are family friendly so everyone can stop by for lunch or dinner. Here are the top 5 breweries in Hocking Hills:
You will not find a more popular brewery in Hocking Hills than Brewery 33. This is the first brewery that opened in Hocking Hills back in 2017. You will find this property in the heart of Hocking Hills that supports quality beer made with the freshest of ingredients. Head brewer and owner David Kornmiller knows what both the locals and visitors want with their beers. You will find a beer menu that is sure to change on a weekly basis as new batches get brewed. No matter what time of year you visit, you will find that Brewery 33 typically has classic beer styles such as lagers, hefeweizens, stouts, IPAs, ales, and much more. They also offer seasonal beers that rotate throughout the seasons and have the chance to make a repeat appearance the following year. Non-beer lovers will also find wine slushies on the menu too that are a big favorite in the area. Local food trucks are typically on hand to serve up delicious food such as BBQ during most nights of the week. You do not want to miss out on a stop to Brewery 33!
Hocking Hills Brewing Company
With a name like Hocking Hills Brewing Company, you will not be surprised to find it in Historic Downtown Logan in the Hocking Hills region. Hocking Hills Brewing Company is a great addition to the brewery scene and offers locally crafted brews. The brewery is family owned and operated and serves up their crafted beers in their restaurant, 58 West. This local site is the combination of the brewery along with their restaurant, winery, and distillery making sure all kinds of beverages are offered. After you have ordered your beer try out an appetizer such as fried green tomato or hot pimento cheese. The entrees include a variety of burgers, salads, sandwiches, salmon, chicken, pasta, and vegetarian options. There is even a kids’ menu too so everyone can join in on the visit to 58 West and Hocking Hills Brewing Company.
Nearby in Lancaster visitors can find local favorite Rockmill Brewery located on a 23-acre property. Rockmill is a local favorite for handcrafted beers including their witbier, saison, and dubbel abbey ale. What makes Rockmill Brewery even more popular is that it is one of the top wedding and reception venues in the area. You can reserve their reception area on the property that features a real 19th century horse farm and tavern. You will not find a more ideal wedding and reception venue, especially for those who love a good beer to go with it!
Buckeye Lake Brewery
Another great spot for a delicious beer nearby is Buckeye Lake Brewery. This local spot features a cozy taproom in Buckeye Lake that serves up handcrafted beer. Buckeye Lake Brewery features their flagship Blue Goose Cream Ale along with other beer styles such as blonde, Irish red, pale ale, IPA, amber, porter, stout, and plenty of seasonal options especially during the winter season. Buckeye Lake Brewery only serves up beer, so it most appropriate for adults only. Don’t miss out on the beer when in the Buckeye Lake area.
Jackie O’s Pub and Grill
Perhaps the biggest brewery on the list goes to Jackie O’s Pub and Grill that sees distribution across the states. This brewery is found in four locations, with three of those in Athens. This brewery offers 30 different beers including traditional styles and experimental beers. The food menu comes with spent grain pizza and homemade bread all using locally sourced ingredients. You can easily enjoy the food and beer at the restaurant or brewpub location. Or you can order the food to go and enjoy some to-go beer options that come in cans, bottles, or growlers. Jackie O’s Pub and Grill is family friendly, so let the whole gang join you on your quick stop by Athens before heading back to Hocking Hills!
More Fun in Hocking Hills Breweries
There is more fun and more handcrafted beers found right here in Hocking Hills. Make sure to book one of our vacation rentals in the area so you can be close to these top 5 breweries in Hocking Hills. Enjoy fine amenities and private homes when you book with Buffalo Cabins and Lodges!