The inaugural Columbus Craft Beer Week kicks off Friday, (May 1) with more than 200 events planned around the city over nine days.



The big highlights include Six One Pour, a beer festival at Brewmaster's Gate that runs from 5 to 9 p.m. May 9; and 16 local breweries teaming up to produce seven different collaboration beers.



Much already has been written by the Central Ohio media and beer bloggers about the event. You can check out the coverage here:



-- Pat's Pints: A preview of the collaboration beers.



-- Drink Up Columbus: Recommendations for individual events.



-- Columbus Alive: An overview of the celebration.



-- Columbus Dispatch: An overview of the celebration.



-- This Week: An overview of the celebration.