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

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.

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Our tours earned the TripAdvisor Award of Excellence for 2016, 2017 and 2018!

Columbus Breweries and Brewpubs 

Antiques on High

Barley’s Brewing Company

Combustion Brewing

Endeavor Brewing Co.

Land Grant Brewing Company 

Lineage Brewing 

North High Brewing 

Parsons North Brewing Company 

Platform Beer Company

Pretentious Barrelhouse

Seventh Son Brewing Company

Sideswipe Brewing

Smokehouse Brewing

Wolf’s Ridge Brewing

Zaftig Brewing Co.

Partners in Delaware and Powell

Barley Hopsters

Daily Growler Powell

Ill Mannered Brewing Company

Restoration Brew Worx

Staas Brewing Co.

“Spirited” Partners in Columbus

Brothers Drake Meadery and Bar

451 Spirits

Mad Moon Craft Cidery

Via Vecchia Winery

Watershed Distillery

Other Columbus Craft Partners 

Brewdog – Franklinton

Brick American Kitchen

The Daily Growler German Village / Brewery District

El Arepazo Grille

Glenn Ave Soap Company – Beer Soaps! 

Hounddogs Pizza

Iaconos Pizza

Ledo’s Tavern

Meister’s Bar and Meister’s Pizza

Mikey’s Late Night Slice

The Ohio Tap Room 

Rehab Tavern 

Rockmill Tavern


Licking County Breweries

Buckeye Lake Brewery

Granville Brewing Company

Homestead Beer Company

Southeast Ohio 

Fifth Element Spirits

Jackie O’s Pub and Brewery

Rockmill Brewery

West End Cider House

Outside of the Columbus Ale Trail but worth the drive

Weasel Boy Brewing Company