With the weather getting warmer we are all looking for ways to get outside and enjoy the sunshine and what better way to enjoy it then with a cold beer in hand? The Dayton region can satisfy your thirst for locally brewed craft beer as you take a journey on the Dayton Ale Trail.  Pick up a Dayton Ale Trail passport book at any of the participating 27 local breweries. Participants can complete the trail by visiting each brewery on the list, making a purchase at the brewery and collecting a stamp in their passport. After you have collected stamps at all 27 breweries you can visit the final destination, The Yellow Cab Tavern, and claim your prize -- a  custom logo’d Dayton Ale Trail 16oz beer glass. 

 Use the Dayton Ale Trail Passport to have fun exploring all of greater Dayton’s amazing breweries! Continue reading for your guide to the Dayton Ale Trail...Cheers!

Local Breweries Part of the Dayton Ale Trail 

In all, there are 27 breweries that are a part of the Dayton Ale Trail! Below is a highlight of the 13 breweries located in Dayton/Montgomery County as well as nearby hotels so you can make a mini-vacation of your beer tasting explorations! These include: 

  1. Branch & Bone Artisan Ales: 905 Wayne Ave, Dayton, OH 45410 Add links to each in our CRM/CMS -- add all breweries to website 

  2. Carillon Brewing Company: 1000 Carillon Blvd, Dayton, OH 45409

  3. Dayton Beer Company: 41 Madison St, Dayton, OH 45402

  4. Eudora Beer Company: 3022 Wilmington Pike, Dayton, OH 45429

  5. Fifth Street Brewpub: 1600 E 5th St, Dayton, OH 45403

  6. Hairless Hare Brewing Company: 738 W National Rd, Vandalia, OH 45377

  7. Heavier Than Air Brewing Company: 497 Miamisburg Centerville Rd, Dayton, OH 45459

  8. Lock 27 Brewing- Centerville: 1035 S Main St, Centerville, OH 45458

  9. Lock 27 Brewing- Dayton: 329 E 1st St rear, Dayton, OH 45402

  10. Lucky Star Brewery: 219 S 2nd St, Miamisburg, OH 45342

  11. Star City Brewing Company: 319 S 2nd St, Miamisburg, OH 45342

  12. Toxic Brew Company: 431 E 5th St, Dayton, OH 45402

  13. Warped Wing Brewery: 26 Wyandot St, Dayton, OH 45402


Breweries Within Close Proximity to Each Other.  

Here for a weekend and wondering the most strategic way to hit a few breweries in one day? Check out which breweries are within a 5 mile radius of one another and the hotels nearby!

Below find a listing of breweries grouped by close geographic proximity, as well as hotels in the area. 

  • Downtown Dayton 
  • Kettering

  • Centerville/Miamisburg 

  • Vandalia

Downtown Dayton

Branch & Bone Artisan Ales

This adorable brewery located in the Historic South Park neighborhood of Dayton truly shows the charm of Dayton through both aesthetic and their strive for perfection in every brew they make! 

Toxic Brew Company 

Located in the Historic Oregon District Toxic Brew company is the perfect place to meet with friends for some tasty house-brewed Bavarian, Belgian & American-style beers, a good laugh, and a great environment! Located right down town makes it the perfect spot to grab an after dinner drink or a drink after a long work day!

Lock 27 Brewing 

Located in the heart of Dayton, right next to Fifth Third Field, Lock 27 brewery is the perfect spot to meet up with friends before a Dayton Dragons game for a cold beer and tasty grub!

Warped Wing Brewery 

Located in a historic, industrial building in downtown Dayton, Warped Wing Brewing Co. is a FUN place to visit! Their craft brewery is  inspired by Dayton's rich history of innovation and invention and it shows through their many locally inspired beer flavors/options. 

Dayton Beer Company 

Just down the street from Fifth Third Field this hops immersed, live music showing, laugh and smile creating, and beer flowing brewery is the perfect spot to hangout with friends you haven't seen in a while outdoors before a Dragons game!

Fifth Street Brewpub 

Located in the beautiful St. Anne's Hill one of Dayton's historic neighborhoods' Fifth Street Brew Pub is truly a unique brewery as Ohio's first cooperative brewpub in Dayton! Hang out on the patio for trivia or head inside for a bite to eat you will have a great time at Fifth Street Brew Pub-- bonus, on Tuesday's furry friends are welcomed on the patio!

Carillon Brewing Company 

After spending the day exploring Carillon Historical Park sit back and relax with delicious food and a cold beer at Carillon Brewing Co. an 1850s style brewery-- the nation's only brewery in a museum, how cool!

Hotel(s) Near Downtown Dayton Breweries

Fairfield Inn Downtown- 305 E Monument Ave, Dayton, OH 45402 | (937) 331-9330

Crowne Plaza- 33 East Fifth Street, Dayton, OH 45402 | (937) 224-0800

Courtyard by Marriott UD- 2006 Edwin C Moses Boulevard, Dayton, OH 45417 | (937) 220-9060

Holiday Inn Express & Suites- 2140 South Edwin C Moses Boulevard, Dayton, OH 45417 | (937) 250-6400

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Kettering Area Breweries

Eudora Brewing Company 

Located just outside downtown in the city of Kettering, Ohio is Eudora Brewing Company a brewery, taproom, and kitchen offering a large menu. Eudora offers an 8,000 sq. ft taproom and a 4,000 sq. ft patio, it is the perfect place for a warm summer night visiting with friends or a beer on the patio with your four legged furry friend! 

Hotel(s) Nearby

Marriott at University of Dayton -1414 S Patterson Blvd, Dayton, OH 45409 | (937) 223-1000

Courtyard by Marriott UD- 2006 S Edwin C Moses Blvd, Dayton, OH 45417 | (937) 220-9060

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Miamisburg/Centerville Area Breweries 

Heavier Than Air Brewing Company

Heavier Than Air Brewing Company surely is a "Dayton" brewery with its aviation-themed craft beer and tap room! Located in Miamisburg, OH they serve bold beers and light fare! 

Lucky Star Brewery 

Lucky Star Brewery offers is a great place to visit when you are looking for beer, tasty Mexican fare, and an outdoor patio!

Star City Brewing Company 

Nestled inside the 19th-century Peerless Mill Inn Star City Brewing Company offers a wide variety of beer styles on tap as well as several house-made "Peerless Mill Winery"  if you love history and beer you have to visit Star City Brewing!

Lock 27 Brewing-Centerville 

Another Lock 27 Brewing but this time its in Centerville! This is the original Lock 27 Brewing location, just 2 miles off of 675. This location serves as the lab for experimenting and creating new beers for both locations. Not only do they have delicious house brewed craft beers, but they also have a full menu prepared in their kitchen. Lock 27 is a Dayton favorite and a must visit while visiting!

Hotel(s) Nearby Centerville/Miamisburg Breweries

Doubletree Suites by Hilton Dayton South- 300 Prestige Pl, Miamisburg, OH 45342 | (937) 436-2400

Hampton Inn Dayton Mall- 8960 Mall Ring Rd, Dayton, OH 45459 | (937) 439-1800

Hilton Garden Inn Dayton South/Austin Landing- 12000 Innovation Drive, Miamisburg, OH 45342 | (937) 247-5850

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Vandalia Area Brewery

Hairless Hare Brewery

Founded by owners Matt Harris and Mike Legg in 2013, the Hairless Hare Brewery offers a wide selection of craft beer brewed on site. From a blonde ale all the way to the chocolate stout there is something for everyone. 

Hotel(s) in Vandalia Area

Home2 Suites by Hilton Dayton Vandalia-6615 Towne Center Drive, Dayton, OH 45414 | (937) 949-6200

Springhill Suites by Marriott Dayton Vandalia- 3591 York Plaza Ln, Dayton, OH 45414 | (937) 280-4150

Comfort Inn & Suites North- 3661 Maxton Rd, Dayton, OH 45414 | (937) 890-1221

Courtyard by Marriott Dayton North- 7087 Miller Ln. Dayton, OH 45414 | (937) 890-6112

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