wine. mead. hard cider. beer.

At Rhetoric Brewing Company in addition to our delightful variety of wine, mead, hard cider and beer we also offer snacks, soda, and coffee. Guests are welcome to bring their own outside food, but no alcoholic beverages are allowed to be carried in. When the weather is right, we’ll have food trucks and live music on the premises so you can eat, drink and be merry.  We also have completed our outdoor patio for the summer nights when you’d rather enjoy outside! You can catch all our food truck, live music plus more on our Facebook and Instagram pages.

SMALL TOWN. BIG TASTE!

We are located on a multi generation family farm in rural Union County.

OUR TAPROOM

Rhetoric Is A Locally Owned And Operated Establishment Specializing In High-Quality Hard Cider, Wine, Mead, And Craft Beer.

Produced from fresh pressed Chilean or California grapes, depending on the season and availability.

GRANDIOSE

ABV 12.5%

A traditional red table wine with hints of black cherry, plum, a subtle earthy mouthfeel, medium body and a dry finish.

SEMI-SWEET GRANDIOSE

ABV 12.5%

A traditional red table wine with hints of black cherry, plum, a subtle earthy mouthfeel, medium body and a semi-sweet finish.
Produced from fresh pressed Chilean or California grapes, depending on the season and availability.

LUCIDITY

ABV 12.5%

A traditional white table wine with hints of apple, pear, a velvety mouthfeel, medium body and dry finish.

SEMI-SWEET LUCIDITY

ABV 12.5%

A traditional white table wine with hints of apple, pear, a velvety mouthfeel, medium body and semi-sweet finish.
Produced with honey sourced from around Ohio and locally when available.

VIOLET BEAU

ABV 12.5%

Made with fresh honey and blueberry puree containing no preservatives. This blueberry honey wine or mead is a perfect balance of honey and blueberries.

DECADENCE

ABV 12.5%

Made with fresh honey, cocoa nibs and red raspberry puree containing no preservatives or additives. This chocolate/raspberry honey wine or mead is a must have guilty pleasure.
Produced from Lemon concentrate.

CLINKER

ABV 10%

Made with lemon concentrate and slightly back-sweetened. This citrus wine starts off tart and finishes with a hint of sweetness.

PURPLE PROSE

ABV 10%

Made with lemon concentrate and slightly back-sweetened. This wild-berry/black cherry citrus wine brings back childhood memories of sweet tarts. As it starts off tart and finishes with a hint of sweetness.
Produced from fresh pressed apples sourced from around Ohio and locally when available.

APPLEY EVER AFTER

ABV 6.5%

Made with fresh-pressed apple cider from Ohio. This traditional hard cider starts off crisp and tart, is slightly carbonated and finishes with a subtle sweetness.

GINGER ZING

ABV 6.5%

A Hard Cider made with fresh-pressed apple cider from Ohio with ginger, vanilla beans, cinnamon and peppercorns. The ginger and cinnamon balances well with the apple cider and finishes with subtle notes of vanilla.
Craft brewed in small batches and produced with local malts and hops when available.

WILD MILD

ABV 3.7% IBU 19.6

An English Mild dark copper in color, malt forward with hints of coffee, chocolate, caramel and toast. This British session ale is light and easy drinking.

BODACIOUS BLONDE

ABV 4.1% IBU 25.5

A Blonde Ale gold in color, with a subtle malty sweetness that balances with the hops and finishes clean and crisp.

RURAL ROUTE RED

ABV 4.7% IBU 23.3

An American Red Ale dark copper in color with hints of roasted malt, caramel, toffee and biscuit which gives it a sweetness that balances with its earthy hop character.

8 BRANCHES

ABV 5.7% IBU 57

An East Coast IPA made with 8 different hops golden in color with hints of grapefruit, orange and pineapple that finishes with a nice hop bitterness.

TOAD STRANGLER

ABV 6.1% IBU 44.5

An American Stout dark brown in color with hints of roasted malt, coffee, chocolate, caramel and finishes with a slight earthy character to balance everything out.

UNDUNKEL

ABV 5% IBU 25

An experimental Munich Dunkel dark copper in color with hints of malt, roast and chocolate.
Stop by the taproom for these small one-off batches.

AUNTIE A'S PAW PAW

ABV 4.5% 18.8 IBU's

An American Wheat Ale made with locally grown Paw Paws and Rustic Brew Farm malt. This Ohio craft beer has notes of banana, mango and tropical fruit.

HOURS

Monday: By Appointment
Tuesday: By Appointment
Wednesday: By Appointment
Thursday: 4:00pm-8:00pm
Friday: 4:00pm-9:00pm
Saturday: 1:00pm-9:00pm

This is where we are!

25420 Claibourne Rd., Suite A
Richwood, OH 43344
614-400-7588

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Get your Growler or Howler filled today for the weekend!!
Open Thursday 4pm to 8pm, Friday 4pm to 9pm and Saturday 1pm to 9pm. #rhetoricbrewingco #ohiocraftbeer #unioncountyohio #richwoodohio
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Get your Growler or Howler filled today for the weekend!! 
Open Thursday 4pm to 8pm, Friday 4pm to 9pm and Saturday 1pm to 9pm.  #rhetoricbrewingco #ohiocraftbeer #unioncountyohio   #richwoodohio
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