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.
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.

RAZZING YA

ABV 6%

Made with lemon concentrate and slightly back-sweetened. This raspberry citrus wine makes you want to shout “Hey Kool-Aid”.
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.

BACK 40

5.4% ABV - 35 IBU's

A smooth and easy drinking English Pale Ale served on Nitro, amber in color with hints of malt, caramel and a dry bitter finish.

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.

BARLEY MOON

6.4% ABV - 39 IBU's

A Porter dark brown in color, with hints malt, caramel, toffee and a blast of chocolate. It’s well balanced and finishes dry.

GRASSMAN'S NECTAR

10% ABV - 75 IBU's

Aged 1 year, this Russian Imperial Stout is jet black in color with hints of roasted malt, chocolate, caramel, toffee, stone fruit and coffee with a toasty finish.

CROP DUSTER

5.4% ABV - 28 IBU's

A Vienna Lager copper in color, that is malt forward with hints of toast, a floral/spicy hop character and finishes dry.

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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Open special hours Friday & Saturday 12pm to 9pm. Stop in and relax with a Barley Moon, our Porter or a glass of Razzing Ya, a raspberry citrus wine. #rhetoricbrewing #ohiocraftbeer #winelover #unioncountyohio ...

Open special hours Friday & Saturday 12pm to 9pm. Stop in and relax with a Barley Moon, our Porter or a glass of Razzing Ya, a raspberry citrus wine. #rhetoricbrewing #ohiocraftbeer #winelover #unioncountyohio
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