We created this space to share what people are saying (reviews, interviews, comments, etc) about R. Shea and our beer.

Toxic Shock Official streamed a podcast from Canal Place on 2021-10-26 says:

 "Drake and John hung out in Akron at R Shea Brewing and sampled a flight for your viewing pleasure"

 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kJmie7mV4L8

 

TK from "A Beer a Day with TK" did a review on our Pumpkim Ale on 2021-08-31 says:

"I picked up a single 16 ounce can of this pumpkin ale while in Bowling Green this past weekend. This beer is described as, "Just an easy drinking pumpkin ale. Moderately spice." It comes in at 5.25% ABV with 25 IBUs. It poured a clear, pale amber color with moderate carbonation and a solid, 1-finger tanish head. The nose was light pumpkin pie spice (ginger, cinnamon, nutmeg, clove). The taste was similar, with cinnamon leading the way and the other flavors blending in nicely. There was a natural pumpkin puree taste, but unlike some other pumpkin beers I have had, it was not overpowering. All in all, this is a solid pumpkin beer, and I am generally not a fan of pumpkin."

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fPTofUQLlpM

 

TK from "A Beer a Day with TK" included our Extragalactic Origins, Imperial Peach Sour and Better than Sex - Devil's Food Cake  on his top 10 Beers of the Year on 2021-07-14:

Check it out his top 10 list here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u_90jhGJbbw

 

TK from "A Beer a Day with TK" did a review on our Chocolate-Dipped Bacon Wrapped Peeps on 2021-04-20 says:

"Anderson was kind enough to pick me up a can of this Double Imperial Oatmeal Pastry Stout when he was last at the R. Shea Brewery. This one comes in at a whopping 12% ABV with 40 IBUs. It poured a jet black color with a nice healthy dark brown head. The nose was roasted malt, a little smokiness with a fair bit of sweetness. This was on the higher end of medium bodied, slick, and smooth. The taste was a nice combination of sweet, smoky, roasted malt, and nuttiness. I did not pick up the 12% ABV initially, but you did get a slight burn after drinking it. Overall, this was a nice beer and I would certainly have another."

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tlg8y2i8e5U

 

TK from "A Beer a Day with TK" did a review on our Rose Grenade on 2021-01-01 says:

"I picked up a four pack of this "New Year's Celebration Beer Fermented With Pomegranates" on New Year's Eve at my local beer shop. This beer was brewed in collaboration with Greg Irving and the Akron homebrew club (SAAZ) and according to the beer blurb on Untappd, "This beer was made for that ONE GIRL, that gets dragged in here with a group and we have no wine or cocktails for her. Me feeling bad, we turned beer into a 'Rose' Champagne with Pomegranates...and now it doesn't even resemble beer..."

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OoY1Xme6b5I

 

TK from "A Beer a Day with TK" did a review on our Devil's Food Cake Milk Stout on 2020-10-16 says:

 "Anderson picked up this crowler on a recent trip to the R. Shea Brewing in the Merriman Valley (Ohio). This Devil’s Food Cake Milk Stout poured jet black, with a nice creamy brown head. The smell was sweet and chocolaty. Taste followed suit...mostly sweet lactose and chocolate. We agreed it tasted like chocolate milk. Absolute stunner. Check it out."

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kSoOvKbTubs

 

Lisa Resnick from Homes & Hops interviewed Ron Shea on 2020-10-06 says:

 "You asked, and we listened - we're bringing back the Homes and Hops videos with a stop in Akron to check out R Shea Brewing and meet with the owner/brewer himself, Ron Shea. These guys have a great thing going out there where they are taking their own approach to brewing some fantastic beer. With two brewery/restaurants, in the Valley and a new 56,000 sf location in the Canal, they're helping bring the resurgence of Akron and have become a neighborhood staple"

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MuxGdwUPMVw

 

Marc Bona with Cleveland.com did a review on our Hail Mary on 2020-07-16 says:

 "Our Friday Night Sips series focuses on a beer from a different Ohio brewery each week. This week: R. Shea Brewing Co.'s Hail Mary."   

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2dfttmVOxd0

 

The Flight Crew from The Business Journal - Youngstown Publising Co. did a review on our Hail Mary and Our Saving Grace on 2020-06-09

"The Flight Crew reviewed beers from 3 different brewers in Ohio: Masthead Brewing from Cleveland. North High Brewing from Columbus. R. Shea Brewing from Akron."

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2RM2HUPhyAo&t=26s

 

Lance the Lush did an interview with Ron Shea on 2016-01-04

"It is a Lance the Lush Exclusive! Today I sit down with Ron Shea of R. Shea Brewing in Akron, Ohio."

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SxRYkViQLLY

 

Lance the Lush did an interview with Ron Shea on 2015-03-29

"Interview time! I interview Ron Shea. Owner of R. Shea Brewing. Opening soon in the Merriman Valley in Akron."

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UK-Ze7fJbYw

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