Artisan Craft Beer and Scratch Made Eats



Nine Giant started with a simple question:  “What would make the ultimate taproom experience?”  For us, the answers were pretty easy.  Constant evolution of hand-crafted beers.  Scratch-made food, sourced from the highest quality ingredients.  A smaller, more intimate environment.  And a glistening wall of blue subway tile.


Our dedication to experimentation creates a constantly evolving craft beer experience

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And, my favorite, these deep-fried can tell they’re homemade, because they still resemble the cucumbers they started out as, and the breading is bumpy and super-crisp
— Polly Campbell, The Cincinnati Enquirer

scratch kitchen

Our kitchen slings out artisan, scratch-made bar food sourced from the highest quality fresh ingredients

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This Week

Our brewery and kitchen constantly crank out new awesomeness.
New beers. Returning favorites. Menu specials. Burger Night. Keg infusions.
It's enough to make your head spin. Check back here for the latest news so you don't miss out!

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Newest Eats

Shrimp & Grits
blackened shrimp | parmesan grits | tasso gravy | wilted arugula

Wu-Tang Wings
jumbo amish chicken wings | housemade spicy szechuan sauce | orange ginger raita | celery

French Dip
slow roasted prime rib | swiss | caramelized onions | horseradish sauce | burnt onion au jus

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Newest Brews

Magical Colors India Pale Ale

Hibiscus Heartbreaker Belgian Wit

Save Ferris Cranberry Orange Berliner

Uptown Avondale American Stout

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Event Schedule

19.02 The Fig Lamb-owski
grass fed pasture raised lamb | whipped goat cheese w fig jam | red onion | arugula | mint gastrique

Wednesday Plinko!!
Come test the hands of fate

Coffee Chipotle
Uptown Avondale
American Stout


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Brandon Hughes

Head Cheerleader

Brandon holds down the business and food side of things for Nine Giant. A native of Cincinnati, Brandon attended Xavier University and has an M.B.A. from UC Berkeley. Prior to ditching corporate life for a bar stool, Brandon worked in Finance, Strategy Consulting, most recently at Riot Games. When not working on Nine Giant, he enjoys video games, board games, chef'ing his way around the kitchen and indie rock.

Michael Albarella

Chief Alchemical Officer

Mike is a beer witch, turning seemingly ordinary ingredients into delicious beer.  He prefers the term "Brewmaster", but whatever. Mike has been home-brewing since before he was of legal drinking age... so we'll just leave that be. Before starting Nine Giant, Mike was an architect in New York and most recently
with SFA in Cincinnati. Outside of Nine Giant, Mike enjoys reading about beer, thinking about beer and talking about beer. Some guys just have one-track minds.