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Video: Canning Process

Last night we participated in COSI After Dark, our neighbor’s monthly adults-only museum hangout. This months theme was Brewing and Distillation, and the participants each trotted out a demo on some aspect of the brewing or distilling process. Since the ‘I’ in COSI stands for Industry, we decided to tackle to the process of canning beer. We put together the video above to illustrate how the Stiff-Arm IPA gets in that shiny red can.

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New Brew: Screwball

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A mid-summer respite from the heat. A refreshing wheat ale brewed with Sorachi Ace and teeming with lemon notes. This is a beer brewed for the dog-days, go ahead and take a swing.

SCREWBALL STATS


STYLE: MIDSUMMER WHEAT
STYLE: ZEUS, CASCADE, CITRA
ABV: 5.6%   IBU: 31
HOPS: SORACHI ACE, WARRIOR, AMARILLO, CITRA
MALTS: PILSEN, WHEAT, VICTORY, HONEY
INGREDIENTS: LEMON PEEL
SEASON: MIDSUMMER
CONTAINER:
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GLASS: NONIC PINT

Crew Beer Taste-Off: Black vs. Gold

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Saturday in the taproom we hosted a tasting party to determine the beer that will move forward as our Crew SC supporter beer. We brewed up four test batches (two black, and two gold) and asked the supporter community to cast their vote. Participants picked their favorite beer, offered up feedback, and even threw in a name suggestion or two. In the end, the American Wheat (CB02) was crowned champion and will go back to the brew lab for further recipe tweaking. Look for the beer later on this summer.

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New Brew: Mr. Balloonhands

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Who is this guy? A surreally sessionable American Wheat Ale, packed with juicy berry flavor. We’ve added strawberry, blueberry, and raspberry to create a beer perfect for drinking out of cups on hot summer days. This beer’s got it going bossa nova. Get real.

MR. BALLOONHANDS STATS


STYLE: MIXED BERRY WHEAT
ABV: 4.4%   IBU: 26
HOPS: COLUMBUS, EL DORADO, SIMCOE
MALTS: 2 ROW, RED WHEAT, OHIO UNMALTED WHEAT, CARAPILS
INGREDIENTS: STRAWBERRY, BLUEBERRY, RASPBERRY
SEASON: SUMMER
CONTAINER:
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GLASS: GOBLET

New Brew: One Goal, One Rye’d

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Brewed in support of Pelotonia, Columbus’ grassroots bike tour with One Goal: End Cancer. This Rye Pale Ale offers up a bit of spice from the malt with the hops adding notes of lemon and grapefruit.

A portion of each beer sold, whether in the taproom or around town goes directly to Pelotonia.

ONE GOAL, ONE RYE’D STATS


STYLE: RYE PALE ALE
ABV: 4.9%   IBU: 26
HOPS: MAGNUM, CHINOOK, FALCONER’S FLIGHT
MALTS: RYE, 2 ROW, CARAMEL,VICTORY, MELANOIDIN
SEASON: SUMMER
CONTAINER:
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GLASS: NONIC PINT

Can Release: 1862 and Stiff-Arm

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We’ve been eagerly anticipating this day since we launched our Kickstarter campaign back in February of 2012. Cans are here and being filled. We’ll offer them to the public for the very first time this upcoming Saturday, May 30th.

We’re launching the can program with two beers: 1862 Ale and Stiff-Arm IPA. 1862 (our American Kölsch) is a lighter crisp beer with a touch of hop aroma; the ideal beer for BBQs, golf courses, camping trips, and boat rides—in other words, the perfect beer for summer. Stiff-Arm brings a fruity hop punch reminiscent of the west-coast, and now you can take that hoppy goodness wherever you please.

Join us Saturday from Noon ’til Midnight, have a pint or two and grab a six-pack to-go*! Following the launch on Saturday, you’ll start to see the cans out in the wild over the next few weeks.

*Limit one case per style per customer.

Video: Time-Lapse of the Great Fire of 2015

As part of a larger project, we shot a time-lapse of our happenin’ little corner of East Franklinton. It just so happened a four-alarm fire caught flame and dominated the Columbus Skyline that day. No one was hurt in the blaze, which took place at a pallet factory south of the city.

Glory to Columbus. Land-Grant is a Proud Partner of Columbus Crew SC!

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We here at Land-Grant are extremely excited to share that we’ve struck a deal with Columbus Crew SC to become an official partner of the club. Not only will we continue to show the matches in the taproom and pour our beer at Mapfre Stadium; but we will be working with the club to brew a signature beer for Crew SC Supporters.

“At Land-Grant, we take great pride in the community we’re working to grow, our commitment to design and—above all—the quality of our product,” says Land-Grant President, Adam Benner. “Crew SC obviously shares those values. It’s reflected in their branding efforts, play on the field, and devotion to Columbus. They are exactly what we were looking for in our search for a partner.”

Many details are yet to be revealed, including the beer style, name and branding, but we can say that it will be offered at both Mapfre Stadium, which has been serving Land-Grant’s beers during the 2015 season, as well as throughout the Columbus Market. We’ll be filling in those details in the coming weeks, so keep an eye on our Facebook page for the most up-to-date developments. #bemassive

Columbus Craft Beer Week

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The first ever Columbus Craft Beer Week is nigh. It goes down May 1-9th in the Capital City, and there’s a whole smorgasbord of events happening around town. You can find info for all of the events we’re participating below, and you can check out our complete list of upcoming events calendar on our Events Page.

Saturday May 2 – Collaboration Beer Spotlight at the Taproom
We’ll be tapping our collaboration brew, Ghidorah -brewed with Four String and Sideswipe- at the taproom / more info

Sunday May 3 – Brunch with Land-Grant Brewing Company at Bar 145
Join us at Bar 145 for brunch / more info

Monday May 4 – May the Fourth Be With You at 16 Bit
16 Bit Bar + Arcade is hosting a Star Wars themed bash and we’re tapping a special beer for the event / more info

Tuesday May 5 – I-71 Ohio Brewers Pinball Championship at Yellow Brick
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 it’s busting out the pinball for this I-71 throwdown between ourselves, Rhinegeist, and Platform Beer Company / more info

Wednesday May 6 – Souvenir Pint Night and Trivia at Marshall’s
Join us at Marshall’s for a “keep the pint” event and trivia / more info



Thursday May 7 – Land-Grant Brewing Company and Actual Brewing Special Release at Bodega
Bodega is tapping special beers all week, and on Thursday we’ll be tapping a limited release beer on Thursday night / more info

Thursday May 7 – Bowling Tap Takeover at the Athletic Club of Columbus
The Columbus Athletic Club is opening up its newly rennovated bowling alley and will be pouring a variety of Columbus Craft Beers. / more info



Friday May 8 – Tapper Tournament Takeover at 16 Bit Bar + Arcade
Test your Tapper skills by going head to head with your favorite Local Brewery Reps and Brewers. / more info

Saturday May 9 – Ultimate Beer Run at Land-Grant
We’re playing host to the 2015 Ultimate Beer Run. A fun run like no other with craft beer sampling, outlandish costumes & a big party at the end! Music, games, giveaways, and food trucks! / more info

Saturday May 9 – Six One Pour at Brewmasters Gate
30 Ohio craft breweries, more than 100 Ohio craft beers plus great food and music in the historic Brewmasters Gate in the Brewery District! / more info