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Award Winning Beers in Cincinnati

Award Winning Beers in Cincinnati

The US Open Beer Championship just wrapped up in early July. Ohio made a strong showing with 13 medals awarded in an extremely competitive beer tasting event. Breweries from Vermont to Vietnam sent in more than 6,000 beers representing over 100 different styles for the 2017 U.S. Open Beer Championship. The competition includes professional breweries and award-winning home-brewers, with judges from England, Canada and the United States. Here are the Cincinnati breweries who took home medals. Oh and guess what?!? You can taste these beers on a Craft Connection Tour! The brewery that took home the most hardware was Brink… Read More

Immerse Yourself in Beer Tourism

Immerse Yourself in Beer Tourism

That’s right, beer tourism IS a thing and it’s time to start making travel plans. Take it from us, a locally owned business focused on bringing YOU the beer drinker to the beer maker, the breweries! Are you surprised this business model has succeeded for almost three years now?!? After returning from the Marketing and Beer Tourism Conference in Asheville, North Carolina, we now see that over 50 brewery tour operators throughout the country and Australia have been growing and enjoying those adventurous, thirsty beer tourists all over the world. Outside of the Tri-State region, we’ve seen guests from all… Read More

No time to visit several breweries? Check out the area’s Better-Beer Bars!

No time to visit several breweries? Check out the area’s Better-Beer Bars!

Cincinnati and its surrounding areas have no shortage of excellent breweries! However, if you’re wanting to visit just one spot with excellent local, regional, national, and international craft beer – the below list is just for you!   Northern Kentucky: Ei8htball located in Newport just across the bridge from downtown Cincinnati. Ei8htball brews their own delicious, award-winning beer, but they also carry an additional 30ish guest taps of an excellent choice of local, regional, and international selections. Every Monday they host “Rare-Keg Monday” where, you guessed it, they tap an extremely rare beer from anywhere in the world. They fill… Read More

So your tour just got cancelled, what to do now?!? East Side Edition!

So your tour just got cancelled, what to do now?!? East Side Edition!

Just a reminder; Craft Connection’s public tours run with a minimum of six guests. The maximum is 14 for each bus. In the rare and unfortunate instance there are not enough bookings, we have to cancel the tour and, of course, issue full refunds. This notification is given to guests 4-5 days in advance. For the guests who are not from Cincinnati, they have no idea what to do! As anyone who is unfamiliar with a city, you google “Things to Do Cincinnati/EastCincinnati” which provides fun sightseeing activities, along with concerts, festivals, dining, and sporting events going on that particular… Read More

So your tour just got cancelled, what to do now?!? Enter: Northern Kentucky

So your tour just got cancelled, what to do now?!? Enter: Northern Kentucky

Just a reminder; Craft Connection’s public tours run with a minimum of six guests. The maximum is 14. In the rare and unfortunate instance there are not enough bookings, we have to cancel the tour and, of course, issue full refunds. This notification is given to guests 4-5 days in advance. For the guests who are not from Cincinnati, they have no idea what to do! As anyone who is unfamiliar with a city, you google “Things to Do Cincinnati/NorthernKY” which provides fun sightseeing activities, along with concerts, festivals, dining, and sporting events going on that particular week. CityBeat is… Read More

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Refund Policy: Refunds are granted only for cancellations occurring prior to 72 hours of scheduled tour, and if tour is cancelled by Craft Connection. Tours may be cancelled at the discretion of Craft Connection due to harsh or severe weather resulting in unfavorable and unsafe road conditions.

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