Best Of 2017

Best Massive Brewery Expansion: MadTree Brewing

Best Massive Brewery Expansion

Cincinnati is exploding with new craft breweries these days, but that doesn’t mean the early entries into the market are resting on their laurels. The latest massive investment by a local brewery was MadTree Brewing’s $18 million expansion in Oakley. After just two years, the company realized the need for MadTree 2.0, presumably due to the high demand for its growing list of quality brews and the number of patrons rushing across Kennedy Avenue trying to get into the place to drink in person. The new facility, located just down the road, will have no such problems, as it is equipped with additional parking to serve what is sure to be big crowds inside the brand-new brewery, taproom, beer garden and private event space. MadTree unveiled the new digs to the public in February 2017 with a packed-house launch party that included guest breweries, live music and local food vendors. Selling beer is good business.MadTree Brewing, 3301 Madison Road, Oakley, 513-386-8733,