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Peanut butter lovers rejoice! Toledo brewery hosts week-long celebration of your favorite spread

From specialty beers, to food trucks and even a dance class, the week is full of fun for the folks at Earnest Brew Works.

TOLEDO, Ohio — If you like peanut butter, and you like beer, you'll love this week at Earnest Brew Works.

Starting Tuesday, the brewery will be jam-packed with peanut buttery goodness as the taps will be taken over by a plethora of nutty beers.

Not only will the bar's kegs be filled with three peanut butter beers, but special firkins will be tapped throughout the week. Here's a look at just some of the sweet flavors you can expect:

  • Peanut butter ice cream sundae
  • Peanut butter marshmallow and chocolate
  • Peanut butter raspberry
  • Peanut butter strawberry jam

As one firkin blows, another will be tapped. 

This marks the third year of Peanut Butter Week at Earnest. Owner and brewer, Scot Yarnell, said that the event began as a way to get people up and at 'em as they begin to thaw out from the cold Midwestern winter.

"January is so blah, and no one really feels like doing much after the holidays and everything. When February starts, people start to come out. But, we thought, 'We really need to do something special,'" Yarnell said. "So, we started making these firkins and we thought, 'Why don't we just dedicate a whole week to this peanut butter?' Because everyone seemed to really love the peanut butter."



Tuesday kicks off with a firkin of PB Elvis Worker's porter. The brewery is open from 4 - 10 p.m. with free bingo starting at 7 p.m. 

Bar-goers can snag a bite from the Smashdawgs food truck.


On Wednesday, you can fill a growler of Oktoberfest or Spice is Right for $8. 

Books on Tap will be getting in on the fun as well! 

If you missed Smashdawgs on Tuesday, no worries! The truck will be back Wednesday night as well.


The food trucks keep on rolling in. This time, We Be Ribs will be at Earnest filling up the hungry tummies.


In addition to all the unique kegs and firkins featured throughout the week, Manny's Munchies food truck is set to swing by Friday. 


Earnest Brew Works is shaking things up on Saturday! There will be a "beers and booty shaking" class starting at 11 p.m. with an instructor's fee of $10.

If you do decide to work up that appetite, We Be Ribs will be back with all their best goodies.

In addition to beer on-site, you can always take your favorite cans home with you. And, don't forget, you can sang a 20-liter keg for $80. Selections change daily.

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