GUIDE | 20 great breweries in the Cleveland area

Northeast Ohioans certainly know good beer, and there are plenty of places where you can enjoy the finest the area has to offer.

Several great breweries, both old and new, can be found throughout Greater Cleveland.

Here is our list of 20 places you should check out if you get the chance.

BottleHouse Brewing Company

The men and women at this brewery pride themselves on being able to bring old and new-world styles to the community.


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Where: 2050 Lee Road, Cleveland Heights

Brick & Barrel

This nano-brewery prides itself on being "run by five guys who are excited about making quality beer in Cleveland."


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Where: 1844 Columbus Road, Cleveland

The Brew Kettle

"Ohio's First Brew-On-Premise Microbrewery" specializes in slow smoked BBQ and handcrafted beers.

Where: 8377 Pearl Road, Strongsville

Butcher and the Brewer

Why settle for just a beer when you can also have a fresh cut of meat? Plenty of delicious food available.

Where: 2043 E. 4th St., Cleveland

Collision Bend Brewing Company

Not only can you enjoy one of 11 draft beers along the Cuyahoga River, but also fresh California style street food.


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Where: 1250 Old River Road, Cleveland

Fat Head's Brewery

With two locations (and more to come), this legendary Northeast Ohio brewery has won many awards for its excellence. The logo's not too bad, either.

Where: 18741 Sheldon Road, Middleburg Heights; 24581 Lorain Road, North Olmsted

Forest City Brewery

What better way to enjoy a hot summer night than to have a cold drink on the patio and listen to an Indians game?


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Where: 2135 Columbus Road, Cleveland

Great Lakes Brewing Company

Burning River, Dortmunder, Edmund Fitzgerald: All the classics are here at what is arguably Cleveland's most famous brewery.


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Where: 2516 Market Ave., Cleveland

Goldhorn Brewery

Enjoy a rotation of 10-14 beers, including a NITRO feature. Plenty of great sandwiches and burgers to eat as well.


Stopping by for a fill. The St. Clairmas on nitro is nice.

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1361 E. 55th St., Cleveland

Hofbräuhaus Cleveland

Looking for a German-style drinking experience? Than look no further than this brewery modeled after its namesake in Munich.



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1550 Chester Ave., Cleveland

Market Garden Brewery

This brewery's location—right next to West Side Market—gives you a chance to enjoy a good drink as well as delicious food.


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Where: 1947 W 25th St., Cleveland

Masthead Brewing Company

Located at the historic Bryant Building, Masthead features a 100-foot long bar with a focus on American and Belgian style beers. You can also take your pets out on the patio.

Where: 1261 Superior Ave., Cleveland

Nano Brew Cleveland

This neighborhood pub not only features 24 draft beers and an outdoor beer garden, but also a bike tune-up station.


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Where: 1859 W. 25th St., Cleveland

Noble Beast Brewing Co.

This family-run place may be small, but its large taproom and delicious food menu will surely make you come back for more.

Where: 1470 Lakeside Ave., Cleveland

Platform Beer Co.

Only three years old, this Ohio City brewery offers a variety of American, experimental, and barrel-aged beers.


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Where: 4125 Lorain Ave., Cleveland


Enjoy a beer or one of five varieties of rum at Northeast Ohio's first brewery and distillery.


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Where: 983 Front Ave., Cleveland

Saucy Brew Works

Located in the old Steelman building, Saucy Brew Works features nice, German engineered drafts and even a pizzeria.

Where: 2885 Detroit Ave., Cleveland

Terrestrial Brewing Company

This brewery is only a few months old, but it has already made an impression. Enjoy a drink either inside or on the spacious patio.


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Where: 7524 Father Frascati, Cleveland

Tremont Tap House

"Cleveland's first Gastropub" features more than one hundred beers, 48 of which are on tap.


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Where: 2572 Scranton Road, Cleveland

Working Class Brewery

This location, with five year-round styles, is a perfect fit for Northeast Ohio's tough, working-class community.

Where: 17448 Lorain Ave., Cleveland

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