Food & Beer

What do you get when you take some of Northeast Ohio's top food options and compliment them with Great Lakes Brewing Company beers? That's right. A delicious experience that you can only get at the Burning River Fest. This year, #BRF17 will host five GLBC beers and several food options from around the area.
FOOD VENDORS
Rally Drum Red Ale®
With a tip of the cap to Tribe superfan and bleacher seat percussionist John Adams, our Red Ale fields a double header of bitter hop and roasted malt flavors.
Flavor:
Citrusy and piney all-American hops wind up and deliver the pitch to cleanup hitter dry roasted malt
ABV:
5.8%
IBU:
45
Pairs with:
Burgers, spicy nachos, and a bleacher seat
Turntable Pils®
Flip that record and wax nostalgic about Ohio's deep-cut music legacy with our refreshing pilsner. Consider this our reissue of a classic style.
Flavor:
The A-side? Earthy, fresh hop aromas. The B-side? A smooth, balanced malt groove.
ABV:
5.4%
IBU:
35
Pairs with:
Pizza, spicy Thai dishes, and crate digging
Commodore Perry® IPA
What’s this? A British-style IPA named after the man who defeated His Majesty’s Royal Navy in the War of 1812? Consider this a bold, hoppy (and mildly ironic) plunder of war.
Flavor:
Dry and well-hopped, with an arsenal of caramel malt flavors befitting the “Hero of Lake Erie.”
ABV:
7.7%
IBU:
70
Pairs with:
Spicy foods, carrot cake, and glorious sideburns
Burning River® Pale Ale
A toast to the Cuyahoga River Fire! For sparking both a new era of environmentalism and this brazenly hoppy Pale Ale. Sometimes, one wrong makes two very right rights.
Flavor:
Crisp and bright, with refreshing flickers of citrus and pine that ignite the senses (not our local waterways).
ABV:
6.0%
IBU:
45
Pairs with:
Smoky red meats, aromatic cheeses, and a reusable glass
Oktoberfest
Prost! Our take on this classic German style is a celebration of maltiness— packed with rustic, autumnal flavors to put a little more oomph into your oom-pah-pah.
Flavor:
Über smooth with vibrant malt flavors and a festive flourish of noble hops (lederhosen not included).
ABV:
6.5%
IBU:
20
Pairs with:
Roast pork loin, potato pancakes, and wiener dog races

Food Vendors

The Burning River Fest will include some of the best cuisine from around the area. These food choices vary to cover every palate. No matter which delicious, locally-made fare you prefer - we got you covered! Take a look below to see who is making an appearance this year at #BRF17.
The Pierogi Lady
The Pierogi Lady hand makes over 100 varieties of gourmet pierogi using her grandmothers dough recipe filled with traditional and inventive fillings.
Sauced
Sauced Wood Fired Pizza is a family owned local food truck and pizzeria. Each pizza is hand stretched to order and closely watched in a wood fired oven to ensure a great pizza comes out every time.
Ohio City Pasta
Hand-crafted in small batches since 1990, Ohio City Pasta is a Cleveland-based producer of fresh pastas and raviolis, artisanal sauces and more. Nothing is artificial. Everything is made from scratch.
Mitchell's
Mitchell's Ice Cream strives to make exceptional ice creams, to do so sustainably, and to play a positive role in our Cleveland community.
Barrio
Barrio is known for having great food & service. We're also known for our vast selection of tequila, whiskey, and beer. The atmosphere is casual with a unique energy that's created from the combination of our decor, music, and staff.
Slyman's
Home of the Biggest and Best Corned Beef
Beachcomber
The Beachcomber Truck brings Coastal Cuisine to you using Floriban Flavors and local ingredients with a foodies twist.

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