Lake of Bays Brewing Co. adds to Ohio's growing beer-distribution ranks
CLEVELAND, Ohio - Ohio store shelves, sagging under the weight of craft-beer offerings, somehow keep finding more room for more beer. In January, Flying Monkeys came aboard, by way of Barrie, Ontario. Now, a brewer even further north is joining the distribution ranks in Ohio: Lake of Bays Brewing Co. Owner Darren Smith visited Northeast Ohio this week. Here are five things to know about the brewery:
Lake of Bays is from where and offers what?
Lake of Bays Brewing Co. sits in Baysville, a burg about 400 miles northeast of Cleveland and about 140 miles north of Toronto. During the summer, the population of 350 grows sixfold, much of the increase from vacationing Americans.
Smith concentrates on sessionable beers – that is, high in flavor, low in alcohol and light in body (the highest alcohol level in any of his beers is 8 percent). READ MORE.