Ohio’s Craft Breweries To Celebrate Halloween With New Dia De Las Cervezas Beer Fest


Haunting Top of The Market in Dayton, Oct. 29.

The air is crisping, the leaves are turning and Ohio’s craft brewers are gearing up for a new signature event, Dia de las Cervezas. This costumes-encouraged beer tasting, will take place on Saturday, October 29 from 5:00 – 9:00 p.m. at the significantly-spooky Top of the Market in Dayton.

Thirty-plus Ohio craft breweries will sample brews old and new at an event that will also feature live music, food trucks, a costume contest and more.

Schedule for Dia de las Cervezas

  • 4:00 p.m. – VIP and Enthusiast Member early entry and beer sampling begins
  • 4:00 – 9:00 p.m.The Deli and food trucks open (Pa’s Pork and The Drunken Waffle)
  • 5:00 p.m. – General Admission entry
  • 5:00 – 9:00 – face painting by L. Hetherington, tarot card readings by House of Ravenwood
  • 5:00 – 6:30 p.m. – music by Team Void
  • 6:45 – 8:45 p.m. – music by The AmpFibians
  • 8:00 p.m. – costume contest
  • 9:00 p.m. – Dia de las Cervezas ends…procession to Hauntfest on Fifth

Participating Breweries and Pouring

Black Cloister Brewing Company (Toledo): Barrel Aged True Scotsman Scotch Ale, Flapjack-O-Lantern Pumpkin beer made with Barrel aged maple syrup
The Brew Kettle (Strongsville): White Rajah, Strangeville, El Lupulo Libre
Carillon Brewing Company (Dayton): Sour Porter, Coriander Ale
Cellar Dweller Craft Beers (Morrow): Corporal Khaos Pale Ale, Eye Opener Hazelnut Coffee Cream Stout, Jeremiah Morrow IPA, Uncle Ronnie Pale Ale, Experimental Hop Ron Mexico.
Christian Moerlein Brewing Company (Cincinnati): Shiver Chai Porter, Bay of Bengal Double IPA
Crooked Handle Brewing Co. (Springboro): Roadside Peanut Butter Porter, Witcher Pumpkin Ale
The Dayton Beer Company (Dayton): Midnight Dream Russian Imperial Stout, Codebreaker DIPA
Eudora Brewing Company (Dayton): Oktoberfest, Mother Fuggle Brown Ale
Fat Head’ s Brewery (Middleburg Heights): Pumpkin Chucker, Alpenglow, Head Hunter, Sunshine Daydream
Fifth Street Brewpub (Dayton): Frances IIPA, Jo-Jo’s Midnight Stout
Fifty West Brewing Co. (Cincinnati): Doom Pedal White Ale, Punch you in the EyePA, Shred Red IPA, 50W Lager
FigLeaf Brewing Co. (Middletown): Basmati Cream Ale, Saison Rouge (Red Saison), Isotrope (IPA), Ponderous (Porter)
Four String Brewing Company (Columbus): Brass Knuckle, Payback Pilsner, Switchblade IPA
Great Lakes Brewing Company (Cleveland): Nosferatu, Eliot Ness
Hairless Hare Brewery (Vandalia): TBD
Homestead Beer Co. (Heath): Pumpkin Ale, Snake Oil Super Pale Ale


Jackie O’s Pub and Brewery (Athens): Dark Appartion (Russian Imperial Stout), Meigs County Black (Black IPA)
Lineage Brewing (Columbus): Passion Fruit/ Guava Berliner Weiss, Golden Brett ale aged in wine barrels, Spaceship #6 IPA
Little Fish Brewing Company (Athens): Notes from the Understory (Paw Paw Brett beer), Woodthrush (Biere de Garde), Double Harvey’s  (Imperial Milk Stout)
Lock 27 Brewing (Centerville): Mouth Breather IPA, Oat Rodeo Stout, Mashie Niblick 90p (Scottish Ale)
Lucky Star Brewery (Miamisburg): Mucho Michelada, OjOs LoCoS (Mexican Lager)
MadTree Brewing (Cincinnati): Blood Orange PsycHOPathy, BBA YOBR, PSA
North High Brewing (Columbus): Pale Ale, Thunderkiss Milk Stout
The Phoenix Brewing Company (Mansfield): Mary Jane Chai Baltic Porter, Black Aggie Russian Imperial Stout, Undertaker Imperial Red Rye IPA, Santa Muerte Spiced Imperial Chocolate Stout
Pinups and Pints (Medway): Pinup Pale Ale
Platform Beer Company (Cleveland): Lair Slayer, High Brow, Esther (Belgian Dark Strong Ale), Speed Merchant, New Cleveland, Palesner
Seventh Son Brewing (Columbus): Wilderman (Autumn Farmhouse Ale), Proliferous DIPA
Thirsty Dog Brewing Company (Akron): Ol Choco (Milk Stout), 12 Dogs of Christmas, Citra Dog (American IPA)
Toxic Brew Company (Dayton): Toxic Blonde, Uno Mas Mexican Lime Lager
Urban Artifact (Cincinnati): Whirligig (Wild Blueberry Ale), Finn (Berliner Pale Ale), Pickle Gose (Pickle Gose)
Warped Wing Brewing Company (Dayton): Creepshow Smoked Porter, Irreverent Red IPA, Trotwood Lager, Gamma Bomb IPA, 10 Ton Oatmeal Stout, Barn Gang Saison
Yellow Springs Brewery (Yellow Springs): Captain Stardust (saison), Zoetic (american pale ale), Barrel Aged Bloodsmoke (imperial smoked red ale), S’more Handsome (variant of our american brown ale w/ marshmallow, chocolate & graham cracker), Andy Paxitup (fresh hopped IPA – VIP ONLY)

Dia de las Cervezas takes place on Saturday, October 29, 2016 from 5:00 – 9:00 p.m. at Top of the Market in Dayton (32 Webster Street, Dayton, OH 45402). General admission tickets are $40 in advance ($50 at the door) and include a souvenir glass with 40 tasting tickets. VIP tickets are $60 in advance ($75 at the door) and include the general admission benefits, early entry at 4:00 p.m. as well as access to a VIP members only section with food and beer. Designated Driver tickets are available for $20 each and includes a non-alcoholic beverage and a food voucher. The event is 21 and over with ID required for admission. Tickets are available online at www.beerfesttickets.com/diadelascervezas . Dia de las Cervezas is a fundraiser for the nonprofit Ohio Craft Brewers Association.

About the Ohio Craft Brewers Association

Founded in 2007, the Ohio Craft Brewers Association is a nonprofit guild that exists to promote and preserve Ohio’s unified craft brewing industry. We aspire to be recognized as the industry leader at both state and national levels for preserving the art of making high-quality, unique craft beer; to serve as the unified voice for craft brewers across the state; to advocate on behalf of the Ohio Craft beer industry; to contribute to systemic, local community development by driving economic and job growth, while creating experiences that bring people together; and to serve as a beacon for local production and manufacturing through craft beer, resulting in diverse choices for consumers.

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