Craft Beer is the thing to drink right now and there are plenty of opportunities to do so in Findlay!
Findlay Brewing Company – 227 N. Main St.
We cannot start off any list about craft beer in Findlay without first highlighting our own brewing company! Findlay Brewing Company is only open on Fridays from 5 – 10 p.m., so make sure you plan ahead to try their beer! They frequently have fan-favorites on tap like Floodwater Stout, Hancocked, Brilliant Blonde, and more but often throw in seasonal favorites featuring different coffees, fruit, and even carrot cake! While we recommend taking a seat and enjoying all the new friends you are sure to make, don’t forget to purchase a growler (or three) to tote your beer home and enjoy all week. Facebook.com
Alexandria’s Gastropub – 132 E. Crawford St.
Featuring 36 taps, Alexandria’s is guaranteed to have a beer that you are a fan of, whether it be a craft beer selection or something that has gained a little more notoriety. If you are looking for something new, tell the bartenders what you like and they will find you a drink that will soon become your fast favorite. Pair their wide drink selection with the atmosphere, delicious Star Wars-inspired burger menu, and frequent live music, Alexandria’s will soon become a favorite! AlexandriasFindlay.com
Logan’s Irish Pub – 414 S. Main St.
Logan’s is the place in Findlay to get your Guinness, but they offer many other different beer options as well! Try their craft beer selections to pair with your Shepherd’s Pie, Corned Beef, Fish and Chips, Logan’s Mac and Cheese, or whatever your favorite dish may be! Logan’s often features live music to really round out your dining (and drinking) experience, so make sure you stop by and enjoy! LogansIrishPubFindlay.com
Beer Barrel Pizza & Grill – 900 Interstate Dr.
You go to Beer Barrel for their pizza, subs, and chicken chunks but you stay for their wide variety of craft beer! Beer Barrel is a great place to gather with a large group of friends to catch up and watch the game. With their many different beers on tap, you are sure to have a great time! BeerBarrelPizza.com
Great Scot Community Market – 2021 Broad Ave.
While you can’t go in and enjoy a brew with friends, Great Scot has a very large variety of craft beer and wine to take home. What is even better is that if they don’t have your favorite you can talk to them about ordering it! Choose from the beer that is already packaged, mix and match your favorites into a six pack, or purchase a growler of what is on tap for some draft beer at home. Whether you are hosting friends at your home or heading out somewhere, you must stop at Great Scot before you head that way! CommunityMarkets.com
Wolfie’s Nuts – 1016 Tiffin Ave.
If you enjoy drinking beer why not brew it yourself? While Wolfie’s Nuts has a large variety of Craft Beer to purchase, you can also buy home brewing equipment! Everything you need to brew your own beer can be found at Wolfie’s (including a “Getting Started” tutorial and free home brewing class!), Bill Wolf, Jr., the owner of Wolfie’s is also the head of the Hancock Home Brewers Association so you can pick his brain for expertise (we are big fans!). WolfiesNuts.com
DiVine Wine – 326 S. Main St.
A unique wine experience, DiVine Wine is the newest wine bar to come to Findlay Ohio. This self-pour wine bar has plenty of choices for you to choose from and you pay by the ounce (think fro-yo for wine!). Pair it with a great atmosphere, a photo booth, and live music nearly every Saturday, DiVine Wine is a great stop with friends! Facebook.com
Findlay Wine Merchant – 540 S. Main St.
When you walk into Findlay Wine Merchant you can see that they definitely have a wide variety of wine for you to take home! Talk to the employees and you will be sure to find a bottle of your favorite or a soon-to-be favorite! But make sure you make your way to the back to Uncorked Wine Bar! Have a glass of your favorite vino while enjoying one of their great appetizers (we love the loaded chips!) FindlayWineMerchant.com
Gathering Wine – 235 S. Main St.
The Gathering Wine may be housed in a historic building in Downtown Findlay, but it is filled with different wines from around the world! While the glass front that gives a great view of Downtown Findlay may be hard to tear yourself away from make sure you take your wine out back too. Beautiful murals and decor surround the patio and will make your wine a little more sweet! Facebook.com
Events are plentiful in Hancock County, and if you are looking to improve your alcohol palette there are plenty of events for you as well! Check our event calendar for up-to-date events and don’t miss these events coming up!
Wine and Beer Tastings – Fridays and Saturdays
Each week at the Findlay Wine Merchant you can taste different wines and beer! Featuring different selections each week, the Wine Merchant comes up with a variety of tastings. You can event take a case or bottle of your favorite home to enjoy!
Flight Nights – Wednesdays
Make sure you stop by Alexandria’s every Wednesday for their Flight Night! Featuring a different theme each week, you will surely be trying something new when you try each flight!
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The Bourbon Affair – 121B Crawford St.
The Bourbon Affair is bringing a new face to the alcohol scene in Findlay! The Bourbon Affair will feature different types of Bourbon that you can drink however you please – straight or mixed! Paired with 30’s-era decor you will feel like you have been transplanted into a speak-easy and will be great for a gathering with friends! OurBourbonAffair.com
Gillig Winery – 1720 Northridge Rd.
Anticipated Opening: Winter 2016
While Findlay is home to many great wine bars, Gillig Winery will be the first winery in town! Gillig Winery will feature different handcrafted wines that are produced and bottled in Findlay made from grapes from around the world. Adding even more fun, Gillig Winery will allow you to “adopt” a batch of wine and invite friends to a bottling party where you can bottle, cork, and label your own wine! GilligWinery.com
We hope you enjoy these many great locations for libations in Findlay but please make sure you plan ahead for a safe night out!