WHAT IS THE BREWING HERITAGE TRAIL?
Authentic. Fun. Immersive.
The Brewing Heritage Trail is a walking trail and series of guided tours that celebrates Cincinnati’s brewing heritage. Our history is shared with embedded trail markers, signage with photos and stories, public art, a free smartphone app, and guided tours all to tell the story of Cincinnati and America through the lens of BEER. Learn more about the Trail HERE.
IN THE NEWS
Over-the-Rhine brewery, event space lands crucial tax credit
Cincinnati Business Courier June 26, 2019 - A long-planned brewery and event center in Over-the-Rhine is one of 13 local projects that was awarded Ohio Historic Preservation Tax Credits. Clyffside Brewery was awarded a total tax credit of more than $1.3 million. The project, located at 244-246 W. McMicken Ave., will rehabilitate the long-vacant building into a brewery and event spaces with bars, catering kitchens and decks. The total project cost is estimated to be more than $13.5 million..... MORE
The project will transform one of the oldest pre-prohibition breweries, known as the Sohn Brewery, Hamilton Brewery, Mohawk Brewery and Clyffside Brewery.
Hudepohl smokestack: A soon-to-be demolished icon of Cincinnati German beer history
Cincinnati Enquirer June 17, 2019 - The soon-to-be-demolished smokestack of the former Hudepohl brewery in Queensgate has been a visible towering reference point to Cincinnati's brewing legacy. Parts of the brewery have been saved ahead of the planned 7 a.m. Sunday demolition on Father's Day... MORE
Some artifacts from the Hudepohl Brewery have been saved to be displayed on the Brewing Heritage Trail, which pays homage to the city's brewing history.
Hops, History, and Progress
CityBeat June 11, 2019 - Cincinnati, as it turned out, contains an unrivaled collection of 19th-century brewery buildings in its urban core,” he writes in Cincinnati Beer. “Once we understood that our rotting hulks were a source of pride, an opportunity rather than an albatross, we asked ourselves how we could begin to share this information...MORE
“We wanted something that was iconic, that was unique not only to Cincinnati but also to other places No other city has this,” he says. “It’s something really different.”
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