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Release Date: February 3,2023

7th Annual Summit Brew Path Launches February 11, 2023

February 3, 2023, Akron, OH: The 7th annual Summit Brew Path launches on Saturday, February 11, 2023 – National Make A Friend Day. Featuring 21 official stops, the Summit Brew Path is presented by the Akron/Summit Convention & Visitors Bureau (ASCVB) in partnership with the breweries.

“As we continue to do our part in amplifying the vibrancy of Greater Akron’s hospitality industry, the award-winning* Summit Brew Path is a wildly-popular means to that end,” states Jim Mahon, Vice President of Marketing & Brand Management for the ASCVB. “The Path provides local and regional residents the opportunity to enjoy our local craft beer scene, while also exploring our communities’ metropolitan and outdoor assets,” Mahon adds.

The 2023 official stops, include: Akronym Brewing, The Brew Kettle, Brighten Brewing, Eighty-Three Brewery, HiHO Brewing Co., Hop Tree Brewing, Hoppin’ Frog Brewery, Ignite Brewing Co., Lock 15 Brewing Co., Magic City Brewing Company, McArthur’s Brew House, Missing Falls Brewery, Missing Mountain Brewing Co., Ohio Brewing Company, Royal Docks Brewing Co., R. Shea Brewing (Downtown Akron & Merriman Valley), Thirsty Dog (Taphouse and Sour Haus), Two Monks Brewing Co., and Wadsworth Brewing Company.

Summit Brew Path participants can choose to visit 17 or 21 official stops which will qualify them for a chance to win the Tier 1 $250 grand prize or the Tier 2 $1,000 grand prize; each individual who completes either tier will also receive an invitation to the Summit Brew Path Bash planned for Saturday, January 6, 2024 at the John S. Knight Center from 3pm to 6pm. The Path must be completed on/before November 30, 2023; the official entry form must be postmarked no later than December 8, 2023.

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*2022 Summit Brew Path Passport – 1st place STAR Award from the Ohio Association of Convention & Visitor Bureaus; and 2022 Summit Brew Path Targeted Marketing Campaign – 2nd place Citation of Excellence RUBY Award from the Ohio Travel Association.