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 cider, wine, mead and 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 oak, black cherry and plum has a subtle earthy mouthfeel, medium body and a dry finish.

SWEET GRANDIOSE

ABV 12.5%

A traditional red table wine with hints of oak, black cherry and plum has a fruity mouthfeel, medium body and a 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 oak, apple, and pear has a velvety mouthfeel, medium body and dry finish.

SWEET LUCIDITY

ABV 12.5%

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

VIOLET BEAU

ABV 12.5%

Made with fresh honey from Moore's in Union County 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 from Moore's in Union County and cocoa nibs/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 EVERAFTER

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.

BLISTER DUST

ABV 6.5%

Made with fresh-pressed apple cider from Ohio and seedless black currant puree containing no preservatives or additives. This hard cider has a complex flavor and aroma. It starts off florally and sweet, then finishes tart and dry.
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.

CASH CROP

ABV 4.5% IBU 18.8

An American Wheat Ale straw/pale in color with a light bready malt character and a slight hop bitterness that finishes light 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.

IKE'S IPA

ABV 6.6% IBU 48.2

An American IPA gold in color with hints of malt, citrus, lemon, floral and spicy notes. If you like Pale Ales and a low bitterness, this one's for you!

TOAD STRANGLER

ABV 6.1% IBU 45.5

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.

GRASSMAN'S NECTAR

ABV 10% IBU 75

A Russian Imperial Stout jet black in color with hints of roasted malt, caramel, toffee, stone fruit and coffee with a toasty finish.
This one is sure to warm you up on a cold winter night!
Stop by the taproom for these small one-off batches.

BOGBERRY

ABV 10%

A Citrus Wine made with lemon concentrate and slightly back-sweetened. This cranberry citrus wine starts off tart and finishes with a subtle sweetness.

HOURS

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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Help us celebrate our 1 year anniversary! We will have live music by Linden Hollow, delicious food from The Pit food truck, and we will be tapping our new Russian Imperial Stout, The Grassman’s Nectar. Don’t miss this special event. ...

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