Love holiday beers?
Here are a couple of holiday beer events:
• West Point Market, 1711 W. Market St., will hold its annual Christmas Ale Tasting from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday. The event, which includes food and live jazz, will feature 35 holiday brews, including from Ohio brewers Hoppin’ Frog, Fat Head’s, Great Lakes, Rivertown, Thirsty Dog, the Brew Kettle, Elevator, Samuel Adams and Indigo Imp. The cost is $35 in advance or $40 at the door. Reservations are required and can be made by calling 330-864-2151, ext. 129. A full list of beers can be found at www.westpointmarket.com.
• Market Garden Brewery, 1947 W. 25th St., Cleveland, will hold a Holiday Ale Fest starting at 4 p.m. Dec. 5. The event will feature Christmas beers from Crooked River, Great Lakes, Fat Head’s, The Brew Kettle, Buckeye, Thirsty Dog, Hoppin’ Frog, Bell’s, Southern Tier, Troeg’s, Lagunitas and 3 Floyds. The fest is free to attend but you have to pay for the beers.
• Ohio Brewing Co., 451 S. High St., Suite B, will hold its second annual Christmas Party from 6 p.m. to 2 a.m. Saturday. There will be a free appetizer buffet and three bands playing throughout the night: Average Joe, Zach Friedoff and Umojah Nation. Ohio Brewing beer, including Jingle Bell Ale, will be available. There is no cover charge but you have to pay for the beers.