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Mansfield’s Brew Hub Marks a Milestone

In Carrousel District of downtown Mansfield, Ohio, a beacon of local entrepreneurship and craft beer excellence, The Phoenix Brewing Company, is gearing up to toast its ten-year journey. This isn’t just any anniversary; it’s a testament to the brewery’s dedication to community, craft, and local sourcing, all while operating out of a historic 1914 mortuary building.

Crafted Local, Served Fresh

With founders Steve Zigmund, Duncan Macfarlane, and Scott Cardwell at the helm, The Phoenix Brewing Company has become synonymous with local flavor—literally. Their commitment to the Mansfield community shines through their choice of ingredients, all sourced from the area, creating a truly local pint. The brewery’s staple offerings, alongside regional beers, wines, and spirits, showcase a reverence for regional tastes and traditions.

A Festive Brew Bash Awaits

Mark your calendars for Saturday, April 27, because The Phoenix Brewing Company is inviting everyone to join their “Long Strange Trip”—a 10th-anniversary bash celebrating a decade of delightful brews. The festivities promise over 30 specialty drafts in their beer garden from noon until 9:00 PM, ensuring an array of flavors to suit every palate.

Exclusive Sips and Sounds

The anniversary event is not just about the beer; it’s a multi-sensory experience. Patrons can look forward to an exclusive can release featuring “Tensomnia,” a white chocolate coffee blonde, and “Painkiller,” a cocktail sour ale. Complementing the brews, live music will echo through the venue with performances by Ethan Timm, Taylor Schlupp, and the Central Blues Band.

Dine Al Fresco with Local Fare

What’s a beer without some bites? Food trucks will be on-site, with “The Impastas” and “Bada Bing Bada Wing” dishing out culinary creations to keep guests fueled for the festivities. The community-focused spirit extends to the brewery’s partnerships, highlighting the best of Mansfield’s vibrant food scene.

More Than Just a Brewery

Open from Tuesday through Saturday, The Phoenix Brewing Company isn’t just a spot for a good beer; it’s a place that brings together connoisseurs and casual drinkers alike, evident in its stellar 4.5 out of 5 rating on Tripadvisor from 48 reviews. The brewmaster, Duncan Macfarlane, crafts each beer with precision and passion, turning each visit into a unique tasting journey.


Join in the celebration at The Phoenix Brewing Company’s 10th-anniversary event and be part of a community that cherishes good beer, great company, and the local vibe that Mansfield has to offer. Cheers to ten years and to many more to come!

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