Ale-O-Ween Offers Ohio Craft Beer Treats in Dayton
Annual beer festival will be the first public event at newly renovated Dayton Steam Plant
DAYTON, Ohio – Promising all treats and no tricks, the Ohio Craft Brewers Association presents Ale-O-Ween, a Halloween-themed craft beer festival, at the Dayton Steam Plant on Saturday, October 21st from Thirty Ohio craft breweries will be on hand, pouring samples of seasonal styles and popular favorites.
Formerly known as Dia de las Cervezas, Ale-O-Ween will be the first public event at The Steam Plant, located at 617 E. Third Street in downtown Dayton. Built in 1907, the former Dayton Power & Light power-generating facility has been renovated for use as an event venue, carefully preserving the unique architectural features such as high ceilings, exposed beams, brick walls and iconic floor-to-ceiling windows.
Ale-O-Ween is sponsored by Boelter Beverage, Mosaic Employee Benefits, Brewers Professional Alliance, Frantz Ward LLP, Warped Wing Brewing Company, Yellow Springs Brewery, Lock 27 Brewing, Crooked Handle Brewing Company, The Dayton Beer Company, Eudora Brewing Company, Hairless Hare Brewing Company, Municipal Brew Works, Seventh Son Brewing Company and Toxic Brew Company. Our official print media sponsor is Dayton City Paper.
In addition to craft beer samples, Ale-O-Ween will feature live music by The AmpFibians and Team Void, food from The Drunken Waffle and other food trucks, face painting. Attendees are encouraged to dress up to win prizes in the Ale-O-Ween costume contest. Ohio On Tap users in attendance will also earn five bonus passport stamps to be used to redeem prizes from the Ohio Craft Brewers Association.
General admission tickets are available in advance for $40, which includes a souvenir glass and tasting tickets for 20 four-ounce samples. Early admission tickets are also available for $50, granting admission at Designated driver admission is available for $15 and includes a food voucher. Tickets can be purchased online at http://www.beerfesttickets.
Ale-O-Ween is a fundraiser for the Ohio Craft Brewers Association, a nonprofit guild that exists to promote and preserve Ohio’s unified craft brewing industry.
This year’s participating breweries include:
Crooked Handle Brewing Company
The Dayton Beer Company
Elevator Brewing Company
Eudora Brewing Company
Fifth Street Brewpub
Hairless Hare Brewing Company
Little Fish Brewing Company
Lock 27 Brewing
Lucky Star Brewery
Municipal Brew Works
North High Brewing Company
Seventh Son Brewing Company
Star City Brewing
Toxic Brew Company
Warped Wing Brewing Company
Yellow Springs Brewery
Up-to-date brewery list can be found at http://ohiocraftbeer.org/ale-
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.