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What Is An Escape Room?

What Is An Escape Room

We’ve been talking about escape rooms a lot recently. I think you’ll agree that we’re understandably excited. Not only have we launched the first escape rooms in Hudson, Ohio, but – in our opinion at least – we have the best and most immersive rooms around! But we realize that not everyone has experienced an escape room, and some of you may have some questions about just what to expect. Don’t worry if you do have questions, if you’re the inquisitive type, escape rooms might just be the perfect adventure for you! What is an Escape Room? An escape room is an interactive adventure designed to test your wits. We could tell you more, but perhaps it would be better to show you. Take a quick…

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February Milkshake Madness

Milkshake Madness 02-2019

Last month’s milkshake menu was invaded by beings from another galaxy who tried their hands at creating some new flavors. Well, The Fruit is Out There… they did, in fact, Come in Peach and made some delicious combinations. A month of studying the case files and collecting all the evidence has led to the only logical conclusion: Cake Me To Your Leader (Chocolate Cake + Peanut Butter) has earned an intergalactic Thumbs Up and the honored title of Milkshake of the Month for February. This month we turn from the comforts of hard science to the warm embrace of magic for our inspiration. Seeking some magical guidance? Well the Sorcerer is in!  In the kitchen, that is, brewing up some mystical flavors for you. Fall…

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Hoop & Stick Con PreGame at The Malted Meeple

Hoop & Stick Pregame

It’s February, which means it’s time for our sister business, Ravenwood Castle, to host their annual charity gaming convention, Hoop & Stick Con! Every year at Hoop & Stick Con Ravenwood raise’s money for Extra Life and Akron Children’s Hospital. This year’s event will be held at the Castle February 21-24 and is already completely sold out – but that doesn’t mean you can’t get in on the fun! We are excited to be helping out with Hoop & Stick Con this year with our own PreGame fundraising drive here at The Malted Meeple, starting on Monday, Febraury 18 and running through Saturday, February 23, 2019. Stop in to and get in on the fun! Some of the great ways we’re supporting Hoop & Stick Con…

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Draft Spotlight Resilience IPA – Brewing for a Cause

Resilience IPA

One of the reasons we love the craft beer community is how a shared love of the art of brewing (and the results of that artistic process!) brings people together towards a common goal. Usually that goal is making delicious brews and enjoying the company of fellow beer lovers. But sometimes there is a greater purpose that calls us together and that is when magic happens. The recent wildfire that swept across northern California engulfing over 153,000 acres, destroying towns and communities in its path and resulting in at least 86 deaths has caught the nation’s attention as the deadliest wildfire in California history. It has affected many lives and displaced well over 14,000 families, including many employees from the Sierra Nevada Brewing company in…

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Our Staff Top Picks – What You Should be Playing

Staff Pick Games

We love games! Surprised? No, we didn’t think so. Our staff doesn’t just love playing games in their spare time, they also love making recommendations for new gamers and veteran gamers looking for something new to try. We asked a couple of our staff members to give their top recommendation for which game in our library they think you should play on your next visit to The Malted Meeple. Here are their choices: Wyatt, Assistant Manager: Catan for ages 10+, Monster Match for younger kids These games are great for families looking to spend time together. With the rise in technology we need social interaction, among families especially. Games are a great way to accomplish this and these games do not require a high skill…

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