There’s no better feeling than walking into a bar, sizing up your opponents, surveying the bar’s tap list (11 out of the 12 of which will be IPAS), ordering a PBR, and demolishing everyone in the room in trivia.
Since we know (and related to) how much you love the satisfyingly sloshed feel of victory so we’ve compiled a list of some of the city’s best bar trivia nights. Feeling lucky?
Land-Grant Brewing Co.
When: Tuesdays at 6:30 p.m. through March 14, 2023
Where: 424 W Town St, Columbus, OH 43215
About: Sometimes you wanna go where everybody knows your name, and where you know you can beat them all at trivia. Land-Grant hosts seasonal trivia throughout the year. Right now, this pop-culture trivia will run through March 14. Teams consist of up to 6 people and each week is a new theme.
Website: Land-Grant Brewing
Saucy Brew Works
When: Tuesdays & Wednesdays from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Where: 443 W 3rd Ave, Columbus, OH 43201
About: Looking for a little mid-week brain exercise? Saucy Brew Works hosts trivia every Tuesday & Wednesday. Grab a beer and enjoy this pub-style trivia night.
Website: Saucy Brew Works
Fourth Street Taproom and Kitchen
When: Sundays from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Where: 1810 N 4th St, Columbus, OH 43201
About: Join Excess Trivia at Fourth Street to kick off each week with a little fun. Trivia at Fourth Street is always free to play and consists of multiple rounds. Each round’s winning team gets a gift card to Fourth Street!
Website: Excess Trivia
Name 10 Trivia at Combustion
When: Sundays at 7 p.m.
Where: 2971 N High St, Columbus, OH 43202
About: Head to Combustion Brewing in Clintonville every Sunday night for an evening of fun trivia, great beer, and good company. The trivia night is run by Name 10 Trivia and goes from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Website: Combustion Clintonville (Facebook)
Ten Pin Alley
When: Wednesdays at 6:30 p.m.
Where: 5499 Ten Pin Alley, Hilliard, OH 43026
About: Ten Pin Alley might be known as a bowling alley, but they also have a wicked trivia night. Hosted by Trivia 614, teams will compete to win prizes and bragging rights. Trivia night questions include tv & movies, general knowledge, pop-culture, and more and the event is family friendly.
Website: Ten Pin Alley
When: Fridays at 8 p.m.
Where: 610 Neil Ave, Columbus, OH 43215
About: Sotto Terra hosts different-themed trivia nights every Friday night. From Game of Thrones to Golden Girls and just about everything in between, you can enjoy a drink and show off just how much room all of those Blanche Devereaux quotes have been taking up in your brain all of these years.
Website: Sotto Terra