Rhinegeist
RhinegeistStage Sponsor
Our name, Rhinegeist, translates to “Ghost of the Rhine” and refers to our place in the historic Over-the-Rhine Brewery District in Cincinnati. Built within the skeleton of the old Moerlein bottling plant (1895), we brew 20bbl batches of beer that sing with flavor.
Tin Man Brewing Company
Tin Man Brewing CompanyVIP Sponsor
Tin Man Brewing Co. was assembled in 2012, an alloy of production brewery and restaurant. Committed to sustaining a habitable environment for all living and mechanical being, they utilize innovative processes to minimize waste and maximize taste. Forging new ground, they were one of the first small craft breweries in the United States to use a mash filter. Tin Man Brewing Company is located in Evansville, Indiana.
Terrapin Beer Company
Terrapin Beer CompanyNEW to Kentucky 2017
Terrapin Beer Company was born when two brewers met while working together at a microbrewery in Atlanta. Looking around at what other breweries in the SE were doing, Spike and John felt they could make a contribution. Realizing that anyone could make just another pale ale, brown ale or stout, Spike and John set their sights on crafting beers unlike any that were currently available in the SE.
Falls City Beer
Falls City Beer NEW Kentucky Heritage Partner
Falls City Brewing Co. re-opened in Louisville in 2010 with a passion for making great craft beer and a dedication to celebrating the rich brewing history of their home town.

The folks at Falls City come from a variety of backgrounds, but they’ve joined together over similar beliefs and goals. They believe there is a beer for every occasion and a beer for every person. Most days, you can find them at their 7bbl brewery on 10th Street in downtown Louisville, crafting some of the finest beer in the bluegrass.

New Belgium Brewing
New Belgium BrewingFeatured Brewery
New Belgium Brewing, makers of Fat Tire Amber Ale and a host of Belgian-inspired beers, is recognized as one of Outside Magazine’s Best Places to Work and one of the Wall Street Journal’s Best Small Businesses. The 100% employee owned brewery is a Platinum-level Bicycle Friendly Business as designated by the League of American Bicyclists, and one of World Blu’s most democratic U.S. businesses. In addition to Fat Tire, New Belgium brews eight year round beers; Ranger IPA, Rampant Imperial IPA, Shift Pale Lager, Sunshine Wheat, 1554 Black Ale, Blue Paddle Pilsener, Abbey Belgian Ale and Trippel.
Sweetwater Brewing
Sweetwater Brewing
SweetWater’s roots began back in Boulder, Colorado in the early 90′s while Freddy Bensch and Kevin McNerney were roommates at the University of Colorado, Boulder. Once they were finished with school, Freddy and Kevin headed off to the American Brewers Guild in California aka Brewing School. After that they were off and running brewing beer for other breweries around the west coast, learning their craft while keeping the dream of their own place alive. February 17, 1997 marked the official beginning of SweetWater Brewery, and a new style of brewing and selling beer in Atlanta, Georgia.
West Sixth Brewing
West Sixth Brewing
West Sixth Brewing founders Ben, Brady, Joe, and Robin all came to the same conclusion at about the same time – Lexington, KY needs more high quality local craft beer. Since they came from very different backgrounds with diverse sets of experiences and talents, they joined forces to create beer that can be enjoyed not only by craft beer experts, but also by those who just want something tasty to drink after going for a bike ride.