In the NeighBEERHood

Venture to a neighborhood brewery or bar and see the real Cleveland

Flats East Bank - Collision Bend Brewery (21st Century) by Collision Bend Brewing CompanyDestination Cleveland

Collision Bend Brewery | Flats East Bank

Enjoy a C-Town IPA watching massive freighters navigate Collision Bend, a particularly tricky section of the Cuyahoga River within view of the brewery’s huge patio. Located in the Flats East Bank, this is a popular sunset-watching spot, too.

Downtown - Masthead (21st Century) by Masthead BrewingDestination Cleveland

Masthead | Downtown Cleveland

Whether it's a Belgian-style session ale brewed with orange peel and coriander called Superior Wit or a refreshing and smooth Jalapeno IPA, all of Masthead's craft beers are superb with the brewery’s oven-baked pizzas. Check out this location in Downtown Cleveland.

Downtown - Noble Beast (21st Century) by Noble BeastDestination Cleveland

Noble Beast | Downtown Cleveland

Beers range from European-influenced like the Schwarzbier or the Union Pils Bohemian Lager to Evil Motives, a brazenly hoppy West Coast IPA. 

Clark Fulton - Phunkenship (21st Century) by @erikaerika1Destination Cleveland

Phunkenship | Clark-Fulton

Find the funky, sour beers you crave in an out-of-the-way-place that’s an extension of Platform Brewery. Fermented, yeasty and somewhat wild offerings comprise the rotating menu of expertly blended brews. 

Battery Park-Terrestrial Brewing Company (21st Century) by @unpunkryanDestination Cleveland

Terrestrial Brewing Co. | Battery Park

Known as one of the most dog-friendly breweries in The Land, Terrestrial features adventurous beers, including an ever-changing infused house draft selection and stunning views of Edgewater Park from the rear patio.

Gordon Square - The Happy Dog (21st Century) by Grumpy PlumDestination Cleveland

Happy Dog | Detroit Shoreway

A fixture of the Gordon Square Arts District within the Detroit Shoreway neighborhood, this low-key, unassuming late-night stop offers up everything from hot dogs piled high with dozens of toppings (vegan options, too) to live indie music nearly every day of the week. 

Lakewood-Immigrant Son Brewing (21st Century) by Immigrant Son BrewingDestination Cleveland

Immigrant Son Brewing | Lakewood

Immigrant Son is known for its American ales, globally-inspired brews and a hearty food menu with an homage to Hungarian roots. Try a PerZverance, named for Zydrunas "Big Z" Ilgauskas, one of the Cavaliers' greatest players, with some Kölsch-steamed mussels and frites .

Lakewood - Mahall’s (21st Century) by Nathan RogersDestination Cleveland

Mahall’s | Lakewood

Let the good times roll at this retro and unpretentious bowling alley, concert venue and bar located on a stretch of Lakewood speckled with local favorites -- all of which have retained their quirky character.

Ohio City - Bookhouse (21st Century) by Ben & Julia KowalczykDestination Cleveland

Bookhouse | Ohio City

Located in an 1866 building that housed the Jacob Baehr Brewing Company, this cozy taproom also is an homage to the written word. Accented with hundreds of books, visitors are invited to peruse them, borrow or leave a few favorites to share.

Working Class Brewery - Kamm’s Corner (21st Century) by Working Class BreweryDestination Cleveland

Working Class Brewery | Kamm's Corners

Just like it sounds, this is a laid back, old-school, unpretentious kind of place where locals drop in for a post-shift beer. Try a Clock Out Stout or a Pipefitter’s Porter and chat it up with the residents fo the West Park neighborhood.

Tremont - The Rowley Inn (21st Century) by Danny GoodDestination Cleveland

The Rowley Inn | Tremont

This corner bar is easy to miss at the end of a quiet neighborhood street (and adjacent to the famed A Christmas Story House). But it's a not-to-be-missed gem. Full of locals, in addition to a well-appointed bar, it’s known for raising the bar on bar food (and great drinks!).

Middleburg Hts. - Fathead’s (21st Century) by Bryan CareyDestination Cleveland

Fat Head’s Brewery | Middleburg Heights

A behemoth of a brewery, Fathead's is a lively destination that’s great for groups. This place can boast more beers than we can list here and a full-service restaurant featuring sandwiches as big as your head.

Willoughby - Pulpo Beer Co. (21st Century) by Kristen FeketeDestination Cleveland

Pulpo Beer Co. | Willoughby

Ohio's first Latin-owned brewery, Pulpo (Spanish for "Octopus") integrates flavors of South America in its brews. Try the Pulpo Libre Mexian-style lager at this east side brewery.

University Circle - Jolly Scholar (21st Century) by Mike CozartDestination Cleveland

University Circle - Jolly Scholar

Surrounded by Case Western Reserve University, Jolly Scholar is what happens when a college dive bar decides to brew its own beer: a plucky home brewer buries his head in the books (or hops, as it were), learns his trade and creates something new and exciting in the process.

Cleveland Heights - Bottlehouse Brewery (21st Century) by Ilona WestfallDestination Cleveland

Cleveland Heights - Bottlehouse Brewery

This place satisfiies everyone because they brew, well, everything. Beer, meads, sours and ciders. Try an Ithilien, an American Saison or the Ohio Gold Reserve Apple Mead.

Brewery Passport (21st Century) by Destination ClevelandDestination Cleveland

Brewery Passport

Few towns can boast a craft beer pedigree like Cleveland. That’s why we’ve brought together many of our finest breweries to create the Cleveland Brewery Passport: a unified way for you to explore everything this city has to offer without going thirsty. 

For information on Cleveland breweries, visit

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