Drink craft beer in an actual hangar this weekend

Municipal Brew Works is one of the breweries on tap to take part in the new Hops in the Hangar craft beer event on Aug. 18. GREG LYNCH / STAFF
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Municipal Brew Works is one of the breweries on tap to take part in the new Hops in the Hangar craft beer event on Aug. 18. GREG LYNCH / STAFF

Southwest Ohio’s craving for craft beer is leading to increasingly unusual pairings. This latest festival will take place in an actual airplane hangar.

As you sample more than 70 craft beers from nearly 30 breweries, you can watch professional skydivers float overhead, use virtual reality goggles to get a drone’s-eye view, check out the various parked planes, browse the food trucks and listen to live music.

The following lists the participating breweries and the styles they’re offering:

1. 13 Below Brewery (Scotch ale, IPA)

2. 21st Amendment Brewery (wheat, blood orange IPA, session IPA)

3. Anderson Valley Brewing Co (gose, ale)

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4. Ballast Point (India pale ale, session IPA, German-style pale ale)

5. Brooklyn Brewing Co (amber lager, sour ale, golden IPA)

6. Deschutes Brewery (IPA, porter)

Bottles of beer are filled at Rivertown Brewery & Barrel House  in Monroe. NICK GRAHAM/STAFF
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Bottles of beer are filled at Rivertown Brewery & Barrel House in Monroe. NICK GRAHAM/STAFF

7. Dogfish Head Craft Brewery (TBA)

8. Fat Head’s Brewery (TBA)

9. Fig Leaf Brewing Co (TBA)

10. Fretboard Brewing Co (pilsner, strawberry blonde ale)

11. Grainworks Brewing Co (pale ale, Belgian white, American altbier)

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12. Great Lakes Brewery (white ale, Märzen lager, imperial IPA)

13. MadTree Brewing Co (tart fruit ale, IPA)

14. March First Brewing (pale lager, tropical blonde ale, American wheat ale)

15. Mt Carmel Brewing Co (amber ale, IPA)

MadTree Brewing and Lucky's Taproom & Eatery are teaming up for an Arbor Day tree giveaway.
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MadTree Brewing and Lucky's Taproom & Eatery are teaming up for an Arbor Day tree giveaway.

Credit: Lucky's Taproom

Credit: Lucky's Taproom

16. Multiple Brewing (tropical IPA, American pale ale)

17. Municipal Brew Works (American IPA, blonde ale, rye beer)

18. OddSides Ales (tart ale, American blonde ale, lager)

19. Platform Beer Co (New England IPA, West Coast IPA, apple ale)

20. Rivertown Brewery (blueberry lager, blonde ale, imperial sour gose)

21. Rolling Mill Brewing Co (lager, German pilsner)

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22. Samual Adams (lager/ale hybrid, American amber)

23. Short’s Brewing Co (IPA, fruit rye ale, cherry lemonade gose)

24. Sierra Nevada (IPA, pale ale, Oktoberfest)

25. Swine City Brewing (TBA)

26. Taft’s Brewing Co (American IPA, pale wheat ale, American brown ale, Märzen lager)

27. Urban Artifact (tart pale ale and TBA)

28. Victory Brewing Co (Belgian Triple, sour triple, lime gose)

29. Warped Wing Brewing Co (American light, saison/farmhouse ale)

WANT TO GO?

What: Hops in the Hangar

Where: Middletown Regional Airport, 1707 Run Way, Middletown

When: Aug. 18, 5-9 p.m.

Cost: $20-$55

More Info: 513-217-4777 or www.hopsinthehangar.com.