The Dayton Ale Trail is back in 2023, and if you haven't gotten a start on this year's passport you need to hop to it (see what we did there?)!
The Dayton region can definitely 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 32 participating locations. Complete the trail by visiting each brewery, making a purchase, and collecting a stamp in your passport. After collecting all your stamps, visit the final destination, The Yellow Cab Tavern, and claim your prize – a commemorative 2023 Dayton Ale Trail beer glass. Use the 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 on the Dayton Ale Trail

In all, 28 breweries and 32 locations (some breweries have multiple locations) are a part of the Dayton Ale Trail!  

Below is a preview of each of the 19 breweries located in Dayton/Montgomery County:  

1. Alematic Artisan Ales: 6182 Chambersburg Rd, Huber Heights, OH 45424
2. Bock Family Brewing: 8150 Washington Village Dr, Dayton, OH 45458
3. Branch & Bone Artisan Ales: 905 Wayne Ave, Dayton, OH 45410
4. Carillon Brewing Company: 1000 Carillon Blvd, Dayton, OH 45409
5. Dayton Beer Company: 41 Madison St, Dayton, OH 45402
6. Eudora Beer Company: 3022 Wilmington Pike, Dayton, OH 45429
7. Fifth Street Brewpub: 1600 E 5th St, Dayton, OH 45403
8. Hairless Hare Brewing Company: 738 W National Rd, Vandalia, OH 45377
9. Heavier Than Air Brewing Company: 497 Miamisburg Centerville Rd, Dayton, OH 45459
10. Little Fish Brewing Company, 116 Webster St, Dayton, OH 45402
11. Lock 27 Brewing - Centerville: 1035 S Main St, Centerville, OH 45458
12. Lock 27 Brewing - Downtown Dayton: 329 E 1st St Rear, Dayton, OH 45402
13. Loose Ends Brewing: 890 S Main St, Centerville, OH 45458
14. Lucky Star Brewery & Cantina: 219 S 2nd St, Miamisburg, OH 45342
15. Moeller Brew Barn, 416 E 1st St, Dayton, OH 45402
16. Nowhere in Particular Cabinet of Curiosities: 4716 Wilmington Pike, Kettering, OH 45440
17. Star City Brewing Company: 319 S 2nd St, Miamisburg, OH 45342
18. Toxic Brew Company: 431 E 5th St, Dayton, OH 45402
19. Warped Wing Brewery: 26 Wyandot St, Dayton, OH 45402

We suggest you plan a few mini-brewcations in 2023 by visiting some of the craft breweries on the Dayton Ale Trail that are geographically close to one another and booking a stay in a nearby hotel to cap off your beer tasting explorations! To make your planning easy, we've outlined four "regions" with breweries within a five-mile radius of one another and then suggested some hotels within that area. The four Brewery Clusters we've outlined include:

1. Downtown Dayton

2. Kettering

3. Centerville/Miamisburg

4. Vandalia/Huber Heights

Please drink responsibly

1. Downtown Dayton Region

Branch & Bone Artisan Ales

This charming brewery located in the Historic South Park neighborhood of Dayton truly shows their love of the craft through aesthetics 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 in a great environment! Its location in downtown Dayton makes it the perfect spot to grab a drink after a long workday!

Lock 27 Brewing

Located in the heart of Dayton next to the Day Air Ballpark, 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 aviation innovation and various inventions, and it shows through their many locally inspired beer flavors/options. 

Dayton Beer Company

Just down the street from Day Air Ballpark, this hops immersed, live music showing, laugh and smile creating, and beer flowing brewery is the perfect spot to meet up with friends you haven't seen in a while--and then head to a ball game!

Fifth Street Brewpub

Located in the beautiful St. Anne's Hill District, Fifth Street Brew Pub is truly a unique brewery -- it's Ohio's first cooperative brewpub in Dayton! Hang out on the patio for trivia or head inside for a bite to eat -- and bring your well-behaved and leashed furry friends on Wednesdays for Yappy Hours!

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 and the nation's only brewery in a museum!

Little Fish Brewing Company

Little Fish Brewing Company

Located on Webster Street near the 2nd Street Market, Little Fish Brewing Company specializes in brewing world class beer, while sustainably supporting local economies and utilizing Ohio-grown ingredients.

Moeller Brew Barn

Moeller Brew Barn

Moeller Brew Barn's new downtown Dayton location is situated next to Day Air Ballpark and the newly opened AC Hotel Dayton. With 24 tap selections of barn-made beer and seltzers, you're sure to find something to sip on!

Hotels Near Downtown Dayton Breweries

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

AC Hotel Dayton by Marriott: 124 Madison St, Dayton, OH 45402 | (937) 965-7500

Courtyard by Marriott at the University of Dayton: 2006 Edwin C Moses Boulevard, Dayton, OH 45417 | (937) 220-9060

Find more here.

2. Kettering Area Breweries Region

Eudora Brewing Company

Located just outside downtown in the city of Kettering, Eudora Brewing Company is a brewery, taproom, and kitchen offering an extensive menu. Eudora offers an 8,000 sq. ft taproom and a 4,000 sq. ft patio, so it is the perfect place to visit with friends on a warm summer night, and you can bring your four-legged furry friend on the patio!

Nowhere in Particular Cabinet of Curiosities

Nowhere in Particular Flight

Located in Kettering, Ohio, the brewery and taproom serve aggressively experimental brews in various styles from the esteemed brewer, Charles Navillus. The brewery is dog and child-friendly, but they ask you to keep both on a leash.

Hotels Near Kettering Area Breweries

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

Courtyard by Marriott at the University of Dayton: 2006 S Edwin C Moses Blvd, Dayton, OH 45417 | (937) 220-9060

Find out more here.

3. Miamisburg/Centerville Area Breweries Region

Heavier Than Air Brewing Company

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

Lucky Star Brewery

Lucky Star Brewery offers a great place to visit when 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 and several house-made Peerless Mill Wines. Don't forget to try their Peerless Mill Winery's Watermelon wine!

Lock 27 Brewing-Centerville

Another Lock 27 Brewing, but this time it's in Centerville! This is the original Lock 27 Brewing location, just 2 miles off I-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-experience while visiting!

Loose Ends Brewing

Loose Ends Brewing Company

A mix of craft beer and artisan food set in Centerville, Ohio, Loose Ends Brewing strives to bring the community together with the perfect brewery experience. Bringing together the community for flavorful combinations of craft beer and artisan food, Loose Ends Brewing is on a mission to offer a unique experience.

Bock Family Brewing

Bock Family Brewing Beer

Visit Bock Hall for delicious beer and food, handcrafted in-house just for you! This family-friendly celebration hall includes 16 taps, pool, darts, foosball, shuffleboard, and loads of other fun games. Enjoy the permanent food truck, The Drunken Waffle!

Hotels 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

Find out more here.

4. Vandalia Area/Huber Heights Area Breweries Region

Hairless Hare Brewery

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

Alematic Artisan Ales


This twist on the normal brewhouse, Alematic Artisan Ales, is an immersive experience and open layout. Whether you're relaxing at the bar or hanging out in the taproom – when you walk into the Alematic, you're walking into the brewing experience.

There's no annoying glass window separating you from the exciting sights and smells of the brewing process. While you enjoy the beers, you'll have a front-row seat to all the action. Hungry? There's no kitchen in the brewery but, feel free to bring in or order in your choice of food.

Hotels near Vandalia Area/Huber Heights Area Breweries

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

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

Hampton Inn Dayton/Huber Heights: 5588 Merily Way, Huber Heights, OH 45424 | (937) 233-4300

Tru by Hilton Huber Heights Dayton: 7000 Executive Blvd, Huber Heights, OH 45424 | (937) 660-9001

Find out more here.

Round out your weekend brewcation with a visit to one of Dayton's historical attractions, museums, arts and cultural offerings, or outdoor activities. It's all on our attractions page for in-depth information about amazing adventures you can have right here in the greater Dayton area! 

For more information on things to do, contact the Dayton Convention & Visitors Bureau at 937-226-8211 (Mon.-Fri.), explore, or download the Free Visit Dayton App from Google Play or the App Store.  

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