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Saturday, Sept. 28th, at the brewery,

Located at 165 4th St N, Columbus, OH 43215.


Elevator Brewing Company will be holding its 10th annual Procrastinator Beer Competition, on Saturday, Sept.28th, at their production brewery at 165 4th St N, Columbus, OH 43215. This competition will be open to most BJCP styles, excluding sours, Brett beers, barrel-aged beers, and lambics.

The Best of Show winner will be brewing the winning beer at the brewery, with head brewer Andy Rich, and the beer will then be available at the tap room sometime in late October or early November.

The 2nd and 3rd place winners from Best of Show will also win gift certificates to local homebrew shops. 

Flight winners will receive awards for 1st through 3rd place in each category presented.


Entries will be accepted from Monday, Sept. 16th, until Wednesday, Sept. 25th. Entries may be shipped to the brewery, dropped off at the brewery during tap room hours, Tuesday through Friday from 4:00 PM to 10:00 PM, and Saturday from 12:00 PM until 10:00 PM. Anyone who is serving as a judge or steward can bring in entries the day of, on Saturday, Sept. 28th. There is a $5 entry fee for each beer entered. Checks to be made out to Elevator Brewing Company. Each entrant will receive their score sheets from the competition, but the beer will not be returned.

This competition is open to any amateur brewer, age 21 of older.

All entries must be made from ingredients available to the general public, on private home brewing equipment by hobby brewers. No commercial brewing equipment, or brew-your-own commercial operations may be used.

Elevator Brewing is not responsible for mis-categorized entries, mailed entries not received by the entry deadline, or damaged entries.

Elevator Brewing Company reserves the right to combine style categories, based on the number of entries. All beers in combined categories will be judged based on the style they were originally entered in.   

Questions concerning the event can be sent to:

We are only a few blocks from the Blue Jackets Nationwide Arena, Palace Theatre, Capitol Square, The Greater Columbus Convention Center, the Short North District full of art galleries and shops and numerous hotels.

Make the Elevator your stop before and after shows or hockey games!

We invite you in to enjoy our beautiful historic bar and restaurant, and to savor any of our numerous handcrafted micro-brews. While you're here, grab a bite from our scrumptious lunch or dinner menus and play a little pool or darts. We are proud to offer a unique and extensive wine and spirits list. The Elevator Brewery and Draught Haus proves to have something for everyone to enjoy.


Whether you are joining us for lunch, dinner, or appetizers, we guarantee your dining experience will be enjoyable and fulfilling. Our menu offers modern American fare, with all-world influences. Chef Nate Crockett is always hard at work creating masterpieces using beer and the freshest ingredients to perfectly compliment our fine handcrafted beers. Our menu has something for everyone, including a unique selection of house cut steaks, fresh fish, chicken, and pork dishes.

Be sure to try our signature item, the Rock Filet; a cut-to-order seasoned tenderloin filet or ahi tuna that diners can enjoy as each piece is individually seared on a tulikivi firestone at the table. And save room for dessert. Every dessert is delicious and many are made with our beer!


The Elevator Brewing Company carries 12-13 handcrafted beers on tap at all times. Ten ales and lagers are complemented by 2-3 monthly or seasonal selections, all ranging from very light to very dark. These are the result of the inspiration and toil of Brewmaster Vic Schiltz.  The nitrogen injection system gives the Elevator Brewing Company the ability to make both cascading stouts and light beers.


After savoring a hearty meal at The Elevator, be sure to challenge a friend to a game of darts on any of our three classic dartboards, or take on a game of billiards on our antique billiard tables. We have two beautifully restored billiard tables. Our 8 foot table is from 1891, and our 7 foot table dates back to 1884.


The Elevator Brewer and Draught Haus finds its home in the historic Columbia building, built in 1897 by the Bott family to house the Bott Brother’s Billiards and a gentleman’s saloon. The beautiful hand-carved, hand-split Philippine mahogany bar was created to serve the whiskey distilled on the second floor. The saloon enjoyed a brisk business from the turn of the century until the advent of prohibition in 1920. The building, rich in history, is on the national registry of historic landmarks and has been restored to much of its original grandeur. Among the original architectural elements that remain today are the beautiful bar, intricate mosaic tile floor, much of the stained glass and of course the decorative ceiling. The luxurious back-bar won the coveted blue ribbon for craftsmanship at the 1893 World Columbian Exposition in Chicago. Many myths and legends surround this historic building, including the presence of ghosts and spirits. Perhaps during your visit with us, you’ll encounter the unexpected.