About Us

Opening in November of 2012, The Cleveland Brew Shop is Cleveland's only full-service home brewing supply shop. Conveniently located right off of 1-90 in Ohio City, we offer all the ingredients and equipment you need to make your favorite fermented beverages at home. We also offer classes and host private events. We have a knowledgeable staff and pride ourselves on providing excellent customer service.  


Paul Owner 
Paul is the reason the shop exists. He did all the leg work and financing to open the shop in 2012. Today, he still owns the shop, but much of his time is dedicated to his other business, Platform Beer Co.

Darren Manager
Darren has been with the shop from the beginning, as well. For the first few years he mostly worked weekends, but took over as manager in 2016. He has been home brewing since 2009 and making wine since 2013. he loves punk rock and having philosophical conversations. 

Tim Assistant to the regional Manager
Tim has been with the shop for 2.5 years. He studies Chemical Engineering at Cleveland State and loves to argue about politics. He wouldn't mind being a professional brewer one day

Dan social media/marketing extraordinaire
Dan has a kung-fu grip on facebook, instagram, twitter, etc. he does a great job sharing with the world all the cool things going on at the shop. He studies marketing at Cleveland State and Djs on the side --> https://www.facebook.com/djfloasis/

Will Bug Ambassador
Will recently made his return to the Cleveland Brew Shop. He possesses a wealth of knowledge, especially when it comes to farmhouse-style beers. He is a fan of metal music and almost always packs a lunch.