10 Northeast Ohio Breweries You Need to Try

The craft beer scene in America has taken off over the past several years, and it is booming in Northeast Ohio! But with so many nano breweries and brewpubs popping up, finding the best local beer is tough. Luckily, we’ve done the research for you. Read on to discover 10 great Northeast Ohio breweries.

From extra hoppy IPAs to bold chocolate stouts, these Northeast Ohio breweries won’t disappoint. However, if you are thirsty for more, simply download our free Geneva-on-the-Lake Vacation Guide! Our guide is full of recommendations on the area’s top wineries, restaurants, and things to do.

10 Northeast Ohio Breweries You Need to Visit

1. GOTL Brewing Company | Geneva-on-the-Lake, OH

Exceptional views of Lake Erie, fantastic craft beer, and excellent food are just the beginning of what you’ll find at GOTL Brewing Company. Currently, it is Geneva-on-the-Lake’s only brewery; they offer an impressive beer and food menu full of American classics. In addition, live music and entertainment are almost always on the calendar! While you can’t go wrong with any beer that you choose here, their most requested beers include the Vienna Lager and the American Pale Ale!

2. Maize Valley Winery & Craft Brewery | Hartville, OH

Maize Valley Winery & Craft Brewery is more than just a brewery, it is a winery, brewery, and farmers market all-in-one. From family-friendly events to winery and brewery tours, to delicious food and live music each Friday and Saturday, there is a lot to love about Maize! If you happen to visit with a friend who prefers wine, this is the place for you! In addition to a rotation of 16 craft beers on tap, guests may also enjoy several handcrafted, quality wines! Remember to stop by the market on your way out for locally grown produce, homemade jams, salsas, and more!

3. Great Lakes Brewing Company | Cleveland, OH

For nearly three decades, Great Lake Brewing Company has served Northeast Ohio with quality craft beer. Take a brewery tour, and afterwards, order a flight to sample their award-winning beers! In addition to beer, you will also find a food menu full of deserts and American favorites, like oatmeal cream pies, Cleveland-style barbecue, braised corn beef nachos, and flavorful from-scratch beer infused sauces. If you are searching to learn more about Ohio’s rich history and the process of crafting the perfect beer, Great Lakes Brewing Company is perfect for you.

More Great Breweries in Northeast Ohio

  1. Cornerstone Brewing Company | Madison, OH
  2. Double Wing Brewing Company | Madison, OH
  3. Forest City Brewery | Cleveland, OH
  4. Platform Brewery | Cleveland, OH
  5. Hansa Brewery | Cleveland, OH
  6. Earnest Brew Works | Toledo, OH
  7. Black Frog Brewery | Holland, OH

We are Your Home Base

Book your stay at The Lakehouse Inn & Winery and you won’t need to travel far to taste some of the state’s best craft beer. GOTL Brewing, Cornerstone, and Double Wing Brewing are less than 15 minutes away from our inn. In addition, our restaurant, Crosswinds Grille, offers an extensive beer menu full of local favorites and farm-to-table eats! 

Our Traditional Queen Rooms each feature one queen bed, a private bath with shower, and many special amenities. All guests may enjoy complimentary breakfast at The Crosswinds Grille and daily $2 wine tastings! Browse our current specials and packages today! We can’t wait to host you at Lakehouse Inn & Winery.

Now that you’ve found some of the best breweries in Northeast Ohio, remember to download your free Geneva-on-the-Lake Vacation Guide to discover the area’s best restaurants, wineries, and more!