Cheers: New prizes and breweries added to the 2019-2020 Cleveland Brewery Passport

Posted at 12:56 PM, Jul 01, 2019

CLEVELAND — The result of the 2018-2019 Cleveland Brewery Passport is in: residents and visitors love their beer. Now, Destination Cleveland is rolling out the second year of the program to include more breweries and more prizes for those participating in program.

To date, 2,000 people have completed the first tier of their passports and more than 1,800 people have completed their entire passport.

“We expect that number to increase as the deadline for redemptions approaches on July 13,” said David Gilbert, president and CEO of Destination Cleveland, in a news release.

There are four new breweries joining the program, bringing the total of participating breweries to 34.

Bookhouse Brewing, The Cornerstone Brewing Company, Southern Tier Brewing and Phunkenship (upon its opening) will be options on the passport.

The following breweries are returning for the 2019-2020 season:

  • Avon Brewing Company
  • Bad Tom Smith Brewing
  • Boss Dog Brewing Co.,
  • The Bottlehouse Brewery
  • The Brew Kettle
  • Brim Kitchen + Brewery
  • Brick and Barrel
  • Butcher and the Brewer
  • The Cleveland Brewery
  • Collision Bend Brewing Company
  • Fat Head’s Brewery + Beer Hall
  • Forest City Brewery
  • Goldhorn Brewery
  • Great Lakes Brewing Company
  • Hansa Brewery and Restaurant
  • Hofbräuhaus Brewpub
  • The Jolly Scholar
  • Market Garden Brewery
  • Masthead Brewing Co.
  • Nano Brew
  • Noble Beast Brewing Co.
  • Platform Beer Co.
  • Railroad Brewing Co.
  • Rocky River Brewing Company
  • Saucy Brew Works
  • Sibling Revelry Brewing
  • Terrestrial Brewing Company
  • Thirsty Dog Brewing Co.
  • Willoughby Brewing Co.
  • Working Class Brewery

New prizes

If you visit eight breweries, a Cleveland Brewery Passport coaster pack is available to participants. After 20 breweries are visited, participants will receive a Cleveland Brewery Passport pint glass. Once 34 breweries are visited, a T-shirt showcasing all the participating breweries is available. They will also be added to a drawing to win a weekend getaway in Cleveland.

Destination Cleveland said residents and visitors don't have to wait until Phunkenship is open to redeem the full passport prize. If participants come to the Cleveland Visitors Center to redeem their passport for 33 breweries prior to Phunkenship's opening, Destination Cleveland will give the final "free" stamp to complete their passport.

The 2019-2020 Cleveland Brewery Passport will go through June 30, 2020.

The passport is available at the Cleveland Visitors Center.