We'd put these local beers against anything brewed by the big craft labels.Photon, Actual Brewing Co.
Calories? 98. Alcohol-by-volume? 3.4 percent. This crisp golden lager is all about one thing: drinkability. actualbrewing.comTripel, Rockmill Brewery
Rockmill's earthy strong ale is even richer (and boozier) after it's aged in Middle West Spirits whiskey barrels. Treat it like dessert. rockmillbrewery.comColumbus Bodhi, Columbus Brewing Co.
The cult-iest Columbus beer, and for good reason. Bodhi's consistent tropical hop profile elevates the bar for all locally brewed IPAs. columbusbrewing.comVertigo, Zauber Brewing
German yeast strains unlock Vertigo's bright banana and clove notes, unmatched among hefeweizens in Columbus, or anywhere, for that matter. zbeers.com