Top Cleveland Craft Breweries
With a list including the city’s legacy brands and the region’s most popular up and coming brew masters, RivalryBrews.com is proud to represent it’s selection of Top Cleveland Craft Breweries. Many of these brewed beers are available to be shipped direct to you from our Ohio-based distribution headquarters.
Top Cleveland Craft Breweries – RivalryBrews.com
Below is a listing of our most-requested Cleveland craft breweries, an overview of their most popular beers, and a direct link to place your RivalryBrews.com order for each brand featured.
Our Top Cleveland Breweries
Saucy Brew Works
With 5 locations including downtown Cleveland, Saucy has rapidly expanded its brand and beers in a competitive craft market. It’s hazy imperial IPA "Love You, Bye" tops a wide list of new brews, seasonal favorites, and custom releases. Brew master Eric Anderson consistently delivers crafts beers that are among the most viewed on RivalryBrews.com.
TOP SELLERS: Love You, Bye, Habituale, Juicy ASAP
Masthead Brewing Co.
Seated in the city’s vibrant live theatre district, Masthead presents a well-developed cast of IPAs, lagers, and special draft editions featured throughout the year. Topping the list of most requested tastes is its’ “Single Origin Coffee Stout” – a unique blend of lightly-roasted Ethiopian coffee pairing the flavor and aroma of berry and cocoa.
TOP SELLERS: Single Origin Coffee Stout, Masthead IPA, Tire Swing
Blue Heron Brewery
According to our “Taste master” Peter Krafcik, Blue Heron Brewery may offer some of the most “underrated” brews on our list. That may be changing as the rural-based craft brewery has climbed the list of most viewed and requested beers on the RivalryBrews.com Cleveland directory. It’s signature “Blue Heron IPA” remains a top seller among a wide list of offerings.
TOP SELLERS: Blue Heron IPA, Hazy Wife, Hazy Life, Crisp Lemony Zip
Great Lakes Brewing Company
Founded in 1988, this legacy brand is best known for being on the front edge of the emerging craft brewery expansion in the city. It’s foundational “Dortmunder Gold Lager” is perhaps the most widely represented brew in the market. Owners Patrick and Daniel Conway continue to offer strong support to the industry.
TOP SELLERS: Crushworthy Citrus Wheat, Lake Erie Monster IPA, Chillwave IPA
Butcher And The Brewer
A 4th Street landmark in the heart of the city, this iconic brewpub carries the moniker “Old-World Cuts, Hand-Built Brews”. Its’ collection of custom ales, guest flights, and house-made hard seltzers place the Butcher And The Brewer high on the list of sought-after craft names. Their American IPA, “Stop Hop Kaboom" and Albino Stout are featured beers in nearby Progressive Field.
TOP SELLERS: Frog & The Hog Pilsner, Stop Hop Kaboom IPA, Albino Stout
Unplugged Brewing Co.
With a company motto of "Relax, Drink Beer", the team at Unplugged Brewing Company is proud of its casual yet strong start-up story. But don't be fooled by the branding tag. This upstart westside brewery has made a strong impact on the Greater Cleveland craft beer scene. Head Brewer Tim O'Neill has quickly established their "Muni Lot" Munich Lager as a community favorite.
TOP SELLERS: Muni Lot Munich Lager, Buckeyes Peanut Butter Porter, Plug 45 Craft Malt Liquor
Fat Head’s Brewery
Middleburg Heights, Ohio
Master brewer and co-founder Matt Cole opened his first North Olmsted location in 2009. An expanded brewery facility is erected off I-71 in 2012. Now with locations in Canton and Pittsburgh, RivalryBrews.com makes available some of the brewery’s top craft beers for home delivery. It’s award-winning "Bumble Berry" offers a hint of sweetness with a light blueberry finish.
TOP SELLERS: Head Hunter IPA, Bumble Berry Ale, Benjamin Danklin IPA, Goggle Fogger German
Double Wing Brewing Co.
Named for the aircraft piloted by his father, head brew master Tony Debevc, re-branded his infamous craft brewery in 2016. The company’s beer bar and brewery are housed within the Debonne Vinyards Winery east of the city in Madison, Ohio. Paying homage to a historic Cleveland brand, their “P.O.C. Pilsner Beer” is available from RivalryBrews.com in aluminum cans carrying artwork representing the original 1950s design.
TOP SELLERS: Butter Pecan Porter, P.O.C. Pilsner, New England IPA
Corbin Schlater, head brewer at Railroad Brewing Co.
Railroad Brewing Co.
This Lorain County brewery and taproom rounds out our list of top Cleveland craft breweries. This popular local entertainment spot is known for it’s outdoor patio, friendly staff, and great custom-craft beers. RivalryBrews.com top seller is their “Hazy Crazy New England Style IPA” with a taste of orange, mango, papaya, and pineapple.
TOP SELLERS: Hazy Crazy IPA, Nut Job Brown Ale, Blood Orange Blonde
Other Craft Beer From
Today, RivalryBrews.com represents nearly 30 custom craft breweries throughout Ohio, and ships to customers in 41 states.
To order your favorite Cleveland Craft Beers from our collection, Rivalry Brews offers several customer package and gift options:
- Custom 12-Pack - Ohio Craft Beer - $54.99
- Custom 6-Pack - Ohio Craft Beer - $37.99
- RB Gift Cards - Starting at $10
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