About Columbus Brew Adventures:
Columbus Brew Adventures is Central Ohio’s first brew tour operator. Building on the popularity of brewery tours and culinary tourism overall, we offer guided, personalized experiences of the city’s most exciting independently owned microbrewers, distillers and craft destinations. We also offer than just brewery tours, we explore historic neighborhoods, pizza, ghosts and more. Our company was founded by Columbus Food Adventures co-owner Bethia Woolf and culinary writer Jim Ellison in 2013. The duo are also co-founders (with Andy Dehus) of Alt Eats Columbus, Street Eats Columbus and Taco Trucks Columbus. Woolf sits on the boards of Slow Food Columbus and Dine Originals Columbus. Ellison is a former board member of the Central Ohio Restaurant Association, a trained wine judge and previously worked for two years for an economic development non-profit supporting and incubating small food based businesses throughout Central Ohio. Both are Experience Columbus Certified Tourism Ambassadors.
Our guides are an interesting mix of people with a skill set unique to being a guide. All are passionate about local craft beer. Their day jobs and other interests include food blogging/writing, an author of a book about the history of beer in Columbus. home brewers and more. All of our staff are trained to help you explore and appreciate more about craft beer, our rich history and what the community has to offer.
Our Tour Partners
Our Columbus tours for craft beer and spirits lovers showcase many of the finest breweries, distilleries and craft destinations in Columbus and Central Ohio. We also offer a tour that pairs pizza with beer and another the delves into the history of the Brewery District while exploring the beers of today. Whether you are new to craft beer or a beer snob, new to Columbus or a long time resident, we have a tour for you! These are the sites we work with to create great tours.
Our sisters companies:
Our tours earned the TripAdvisor Award of Excellence for 2016, 2017 and 2018!
Columbus Breweries and Brewpubs
Partners in Delaware and Powell
“Spirited” Partners in Columbus
Other Columbus Craft Partners
Licking County Breweries
Outside of the Columbus Ale Trail but worth the drive