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
Sibling Revelry Brewing
Representing a lineup of 22 custom brews, this family-founded westside brewery sports the company tag, “Let The Reverly Begin.” Head Brew Master Pete Velez and team are among the most requested brands within our Cleveland market. Their “Sibling Red Ale” is a tribute to a traditional Irish brew with a light toasted carmel profile and a moderately citrus aroma.
TOP SELLERS: Sibling IPA, Sibling Red Ale, Olly Olly Gluten Free
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
HiHO Brewing Co.
Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio
The dream of Ali and Jon Hovan, the couple opened the taproom and brewhouse in 2017. The company’s legacy is rooted in a combination of a west coast mountain mentality and hometown Ohio pride. Capturing the local flavor, "HiHO’s Gorges Blonde" is a soft malty ale with a moderate citrus hop flavor – named for the Gorge Metro Park in Summit County.
TOP SELLERS: Gorges Blonde Ale, Pint Full Of Thoughts
Fat Head’s Brewery
Middleburg Heights, Ohio
Master brewer and co-founder Matt Cole opened their highly-visible brewery opened in 2012, with a beer hall and restaurant soon to follow. Now adding locations to 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
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 RivalryBrews.com
Today, RivalryBrews.com represents nearly 30 custom craft breweries throughout Ohio, and ships to customers in 41 states. In the past 12-month period (August 2020 – July 2021), the online platform served 18,340 user sessions. While Ohio remains its strongest market (yes, Ohioans love Ohio craft beer!), Pennsylvania, Michigan, California, and Virginia round out the top five in total traffic.
To order your favorite Cleveland Craft Beers from our collection, Rivalry Brews offers several customer package and gift options: