Alcohol laws in Ohio do allow beer to be sold on Sundays. However, counties and local jurisdictions are authorized to adopt stricter rules and regulations.Continue Reading
In 1974, the Ohio Legislature repealed laws prohibiting the sale of liquor on Sundays and created special license categories for liquor sales. Even so, Ohio's statutes distinguish between beer, wine and intoxicating liquor and did not apply to beer prior to the change in statutes. These types of laws are known as "Blue Laws," and have historically restricted various activities on Sundays, from selling liquor to hunting.
Current Ohio statutes limit the sale of liquor between certain hours, however. Distilled spirits are not to be sold between the hours of 2:30 a.m. and 5:30 a.m. for consumption on premises, for example, in a bar. For off-premises consumption, liquor stores can only sell liquor 5:30 a.m. and 1:00 a.m. However, on Sundays, a special Sunday license is required for both on-premises and off-premises consumption, and the hours are slightly more limited. Additionally, obtaining a Sunday license requires local elections to be held authorizing the issuance of such licenses. The process is outlined in Ohio Revised Code Chapter 4301, Section 4301.351, and these elections are held at the municipal or township level of government.Learn more about Beer
The chief difference between beer and cider is that beer gets its alcohol from fermented, malted grain while cider gets its alcohol from fermented apple juice, according to Characters Pub. A number of hybrid beverages blur the line between the two, including apple beers. However, while a beer can contain fruit and other ingredients, no true cider contains malted grains.Full Answer >
Keg sizes are not standardized from country to country or brewery to brewery; however, a standard keg in the United States is equal to a half barrel, or 15.5 gallons, of beer. Therefore a standard U.S. keg contains 165 12-ounce servings and 124 16-ounce servings.Full Answer >
Vintage beer signs are available for purchase through a variety of avenues online and locally. Prized for their beauty, historical relevance and occasional humor, beer signs vary in style, condition and value.Full Answer >
The freezing point of beer depends on its alcohol content, but it generally freezes at around 28 degrees Fahrenheit. Beer is typically between 6 and 20 proof. For reference, 24 proof liquor freezes at 20 degrees, 64 proof liquor freezes at -23 degrees, and 84 proof liquor freezes at -30 degrees.Full Answer >