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The Actual Brewing & Tasting Room

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Awesome local beer!

After having the beer at several local bars and restaurants, my husband and I checked out the... read more

Reviewed 5 March 2018
Emily T
Columbus, Ohio
Hidden gem

Difficult location to find on first attempt. Hidden in an industrial park behind the airport... read more

Reviewed 28 January 2017
Jefferson Manor, Virginia
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5 Mar 2018
“Awesome local beer!”
10 Jun 2017
“Nice Story”
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655 N James Rd, Columbus, OH 43219-1837
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Reviewed 5 March 2018

After having the beer at several local bars and restaurants, my husband and I checked out the tasting room for the Actual Brewing company this past weekend. It is in a random industrial park location out near the Columbus airport but don't let that deter...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Emily T
Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

Science themed named to the beers is cool since they started in beer yeast quality testing. Beers were good but there's room for improvement. Liked the non-pale ales more than the pales.

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

Difficult location to find on first attempt. Hidden in an industrial park behind the airport. Pretty neat brewery and tasting room. 5 beers on tap and one available by can. Solid beer choices. Tasting room is small only a few tables. Half dozen old arcade...More

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank mikeh8434
Reviewed 2 August 2016

This brewery had good beer. But I want to tell you about its awesomeness. They had a black light room with a board you could write on with highlighters. Several clean bathrooms. Several board games, including Game of Thrones and Exploding Kittens. They had a...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank TeachingTravelingMom
Reviewed 13 May 2016 via mobile

We were in the Columbus area so my husband could meet people from his office here in Columbus. They know he likes to drink beer. He says the beer was really good. If you like micro beers this is a place to maybe check out....More

Date of experience: May 2016
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Reviewed 22 January 2016 via mobile

I Highly recommend this little place. The St Julian is the best stout I've ever had. Every beer here is great! They occasionally have food trucks outside and a fire if you want to be outside and drink your beer. There's a small arcade and...More

Date of experience: January 2016
1  Thank Eric S
Reviewed 1 October 2015

My favorite craft brewery in Columbus! Amazing, unique beers. Laid back tap room with a comfy bar, arcade games, a food truck out front, accessible and knowledgeable brewery staff on hand - I cannot recommend this place enough!

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank ohioerin
Reviewed 1 July 2015

Great place to visit if you are checking out the Columbus craft beer scene. Be sure to have a chat with Fred if he's around, he's a great host and always a friendly presence. Thursday evening is a great time to stop by, as the...More

Date of experience: June 2015
Thank Chuck K
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