Welcome to Bookhouse!

Bookhouse Brewing is a small brewery and taproom in Cleveland’s Ohio City neighborhood, offering innovative and approachable beers and ciders in a cozy, welcoming atmosphere. One block south of Detroit Road at 1526 W 25th Street, the brewery has a historic, multi-room interior.


President and brewer Vaughn Stewart aspires to brew beers that foster community and conversation. “We want to make beers that show our passion for the eclectic, the unusual and the historical. At the same time, we also want to have something for everyone, from the casual beer fan to the hardcore beer geek. We’re all about curiosity and fun.” Session beers, those with lower alcohol, feature prominently, encouraging customers to pass the time with friendly conversation or great reading material (there are plenty of books on hand).


The 83-seat taproom and patio are rich with historic features. Built in 1866, the building originally housed the Baehr Brewery. Just seven years after opening, patriarch Jacob Baehr died, leaving his wife, Magdalena, to run the business and raise their eight children. Cleveland’s “Widow Brewer” ran the business successfully through 1901. The Bookhouse Brewing taproom occupies the former Baehr tavern space, offering a warm environment to gather with friends and share a few pints.



Mon closed
Tue 4pm-10pm
Wed 4pm-10pm
Thu 4pm-10pm
Fri 3pm-12am
Sat 12pm-12am
Sun 12pm-8pm



1526 W 25th St
Cleveland OH 44113


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Host Your Event at Bookhouse!

Host your party, event or fundraiser at Bookhouse Brewing! If you are interested in reserving private space, whether it’s a few tables, our event room (ideal for groups of 20-30) or the entire taproom, we would love to talk: get in touch!

In addition to beer, we have cider, wine and non-alcoholic options. We have patio seating in fair weather and a parking lot just north of the brewery.

Outside food is welcome (including catering and delivery), except when we have a food truck or food pop-up scheduled. We also offer bar snacks.

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