Beer Publisher To Keynote Ohio Brew Week Festival

Published: 06/04/2013

ATHENS — Brewer and publisher Bill Metzger will be the keynote speaker here for the eighth annual Ohio Brew Week Festival, scheduled for June 21-29.

Metzer is publisher of the Brewing News chain of newspapers, which covers 43 states and three Canadian provinces. Since 2011, he has operated an Irish brewpub in Buffalo, N.Y., where he currently resides. Metzer will give his keynote address June 24 during the keg tapping ceremony at Jackie O’s Public House and also will speak during the beer dinner June 23 at The Pub.