Solve a Mystery, Crack a Safe in the Christian Moerlein and Brewing Heritage Trail Underground Haunted Brewery Tour

The collaboration between Christian Moerlein, the Brewing Heritage Trail, Cincinnati Escape Room and Cincinnati Landmark Productions takes guests on a trip back in time, through a darkened brewery and into an abandoned cellar

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click to enlarge Christian Moerlein Malt House Taproom - Photo: Izzy Viox
Photo: Izzy Viox
Christian Moerlein Malt House Taproom

The collaboration between Christian Moerlein, the Brewing Heritage Trail, Cincinnati Escape Room and Cincinnati Landmark Productions takes guests on a trip back in time, through a darkened brewery and into an abandoned cellar, where they must work to solve puzzles to discover a secret combination to crack a safe. 

According to lore, "In 1880, brewer John Kauffman sent his brewmaster on a two-year journey though Europe where he brought back a secret recipe that allowed his brewery to become one of the most successful in Cincinnati. That secret recipe is locked away in a safe, your goal is to survive your trip through the haunted brewery and solve the puzzles to figure out the combination."

A guide will lead you through the Kauffman Brewery and into the current Christian Moerlein Brewery/Malt House Taproom and into the underground cellars, where you will have to work to uncover the crack the safe. 

They’ve added lights-on tours this year.

Starting at 7 p.m. Fridays and 6 p.m. Saturdays in October. $25. Christian Moerlein Malt House Taproom, 1621 Moore St., Over-the-Rhine, hauntedbrewerytour.com.

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