Hoppin’ Frog Brewery is a small, hands-on brewery in Akron, Ohio crafting award winning beers in the most flavorful styles.

We brew the highest quality beer with an uncompromising focus on detail, from ingredient selection all the way through the brewing process.

Stop by the brewery for retail bottle sales, and don't miss out on the tasting room!

About Hoppin' Frog

Rated 17th. BEST BREWER IN THE WORLD for 2013! by RateBeer.com

 

Hoppin’ Frog Brewery is a small, hands-on brewery in Akron, making very flavorful beers in the most flavorful styles. We brew the highest quality beer with an uncompromising focus on detail, from the ingredient selection to the brewing process.

After nearly 7 years in business, our highly anticipated Tasting Room opened June 21st 2013, offering fun, adventurous dishes that change with the seasons, and a  vast array of the highest quality beers.  With an experienced and enthusiastic  chef in the kitchen, the focus is on freshness and vibrant flavors by using superior-quality meats and cheeses to make only 10 or 12 tasty offerings,  including appetizers, sandwiches, and entrees.  And, with 24 taps plus a special  Rare Beer List at the bar, guests can order 5, 8 or 16-ounce glasses of many  Hoppin’ Frog beers on tap, as well as several very high quality guest beers.

Hoppin’ Frog is the concept of owner and established brewmaster Fred Karm, who has designed and produced 22 award winning beers at the Great American Beer Festival and World Beer Cup, the two most prestigious contests in the world. Hoppin’ Frog Brewery was established in 2006, and now distributes beer in 19 states and 15 foreign countries.

Fred is a life-long Akron, Ohio resident, a graduate of the University Of Akron and has been a brewer of specialty beers since 1994.

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Upcoming Events
At the Brewery

Tuesday 10/21 - 3 pm

Infusion C Vanilla Bean Gangster Frog I.P.A. release

7.5% ABV  68 O.G.  16.6°P  55 IBU $11.99/bottle  

Cold infusion with vanilla beans makes Vanilla Bean Gangster Frog IPA a great combination of sweet and tart that our Tower Tuesday guests in our Tasting Room can't get enough of! The friendly flavor of vanilla perfectly compliments the citrus-like characters of the IPA, which adds an unforgettable complexity and takes the edge off the hop bite. This is truly a beer to write home about.

 

Tuesday 10/14 - 3 pm

2014 Barrel-Aged Naked Evil BBW Ale release

ABV: 11.3% IBU: 48 $18.99/bottle One case limit. No case discounts. 

Aging in oak barrels added a memorable richness, that we seek to achieve with this barrel aged Belgian-style barley wine-style ale. This ideal celebration beer was orignally released for our 5-year anniversary, Barrel Aged Naked Evil is fermented with both British and Belgian yeasts and aged in whiskey barrels for a lightly spicy twist on this old-world beer style. Sweet malt flavors will become smoother and rich dark fruit characters will build with time, to add a wonderful complexity and depth of flavor.

 

This Week at the Tasting Room

Happy Hour Every Weekday from 3 pm to 6 pm!
Enjoy Hoppin’ Frog drafts at $1 off any pint$.50 off ½ pints, and $1 off bottles

Tuesday 10/14 - OPEN  from 3 pm – 10 pm

"Tower Tuesday" (3 pm – 9:30 pm)

This week we are infusing Goose Juice Rye IPA with tropical fruit in one tower. We are also featuring Cleveland Crusher Imperial Stout with chilies, cinnamon & vanilla beans

 

Wednesday 10/15- OPEN  from 3 pm – 10 pm

“New Arrival Wednesdays” (3 pm – 9:30 pm)

BAYERISCHER Buckwheat Berliner Weiss ABV: 3.3%

THREE FLOYD'S Broo Doo Harvest Ale ABV: 7%

 

Thursday 10/16 – OPEN from 3 pm – 11 pm

“LIVE Music Thursday” – Kevin Conaway (8:30 pm – 10:30 pm)

Kevin Conaway is a music arranger, songwriter and multi media composer for film scoring, TV scoring and other mediums. A self professed daydreamer, joker and Clevelander with a beard, Kevin uses his honesty, passion and his influences to create an array of melodic, textured compositions with catchy hooks. Kevin Conaway delivers individualized media composition, arranging and scoring for TV, Film, Radio and any other media format.

 

Smoked Rib Special 

Apple wood smoked baby-back ribs with spicy house-made B.O.R.I.S. Stout barbecue sauce. Delicious whole and half racks available while supplies last!

 

Friday 10/17 – OPEN from 3 pm – 11 pm

Saturday 10/18 - OPEN from 12 pm - 11 pm

Saturday Happy Hour (12 pm - 3 pm)

Enjoy Hoppin’ Frog drafts at $1 off a pint, $.50 off ½ pints, and $1 off bottles from 12 pm to 3 pm!

 


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Private Parties

Would you like to have a private party in our Tasting Room on a Sunday or Monday?

Send us an email at thetastingroom@hoppinfrog.com; please include a description of the event, the date you are requesting, and your contact information. We would love to host your special event!

Policies

  • Tasting room patrons 21 and over only.
  • We are a smoke-free facility.
  • Same day call-ahead seating available - please call 234-525-3764 no more than 1 hour before your planned arrival time.
  • We always have an extensive selection of our 22-ounce Hoppin' Frog bottled beer on hand, and all are available to-go, including the bottles from our Rare Beer list.
  • We do not fill growlers, or sell Guest beers to-go.