Destination Toledo kicks off Round Three of 419 Ale Trail

Press Staff Writer

        Destination Toledo, the Destination Marketing Organization for Toledo and Northwest Ohio, launched Round Three of the 419 Ale Trail on June 18.
        A total of 32 breweries and craft beverage makers, all located within the 419 area code, are participating in this year’s 419 Ale Trail. Details on how to sign up to begin the adventure are available at
        Destination Toledo has partnered again with technology company Bandwango to provide a free, mobile-exclusive digitized passport that will allow visitors and locals alike to check in at participating craft beverage partner locations. The Trail is gamified, meaning customers can earn points to redeem for prizes. Brochures will be available at all participating breweries that will include sign up instructions, a QR code, and a complete list of participating businesses.             
        “We are excited to launch round three of the 419 Ale Trail at the start of the summer travel season,” said Cathy Miller, 419 Ale Trail administrator with the Destination Toledo. “This is the perfect time to get out and explore Toledo and the surrounding communities in Northwest Ohio, all while supporting local businesses.”
        Participants who sign up for the 419 Ale Trail earn points as they move along the trail that can be redeemed for a number of available prizes, plus receive entries into a grand prize drawing at the end of the year-long trail, which runs through June 17, 2024. This year’s prizes can be collected from identified Prize Hubs. A number of breweries will provide special discounts to redeem on the trail as well.
        Participating breweries and craft beverage makers include: 1820 BrewWerks, 4KD Crick Brewery, 60cc Brewing, Aistear Brewing, American Winery/American Brewery, Arlyn’s Good Beer, Bait House Brewery, Brewing Green, Buffalo Rock Brewing Co., Carey Brewing Station, Earnest Brew Works, False Chord Brewing, Findlay Brewing Co., Findlay CRAFTed Nano Brewery, Four Fires Meadery, Great Black Swamp Brewing Co., HEAVY Beer Co., Inside the Five Brewing Co., Juniper Brewing Co., Maumee Bay Brewing Co., Neon Groundhog Brewery, Oncore Brewing, Patron Saints Brewery, Quenched & Tempered Brewing Co., Ramblin’ Red’s Brewing Co., Saucy Brew Works, Six Fifths Distilling, Toledo Spirits Company, Twin Oast Brewing, Two Bandits Brewing Co., Upside Brewing and Wild Side Brewing Co.
        New this year, Destination Toledo and its 419 Ale Trail have partnered with the Toledo Lucas County Public Library as part of their Books on Tap program. 419 Ale Trail participants or “Trailblazers” can win library prizes by attending this special program and checking in on the digital passport at select host breweries on the Trail. Attendees are invited to discuss the selected book, socialize, and relax with a cold one at Earnest Brew Works, Great Black Swamp Brewing, Quenched & Tempered, and Patron Saints Brewery, respectively, at 12 Books on Tap events throughout the year. Registration and more information about Books on Tap can be found at


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