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First Look: Hofbräuhaus at Grandview Yard

Walker Evans Walker Evans First Look: Hofbräuhaus at Grandview Yard

Hofbräuhaus was originally trying to be open for business today, but a few construction delays have held up the process. The Munich-based brewery is expanding to the Columbus market in a big way with a massive 18,000 square foot facility that boasts a 40 hectoliter system (roughly a 34 bbl system by the more common US […]

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Stone Brewing Shuns Columbus for Richmond Expansion

Walker Evans Walker Evans Stone Brewing Shuns Columbus for Richmond Expansion

Columbus beer lovers have been worked up for months about the possibility that Stone Brewing might grow their operations to the region with a $31 million expansion project. Local business and government leaders put together an impressive food-and-beverage campus package, and beer enthusiasts and local PR firms hosted events and produced social media buzz to […]

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The Cask & Barrel Coming Soon to Polaris Area

Walker Evans Walker Evans The Cask & Barrel Coming Soon to Polaris Area

Craft beer and good wine. These two building blocks form the base for The Cask & Barrel restaurant and bar that co-founders R. Spenser Hanson and W. Brian Kilbourne are bringing to the Polaris area this winter. The duo have a background in the restaurant and service industry, but The Cask & Barrel marks their […]

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Starbucks Test Marketing Dark Barrel Latte in Columbus

Walker Evans Walker Evans Starbucks Test Marketing Dark Barrel Latte in Columbus

Have you ever heard that Columbus is a good city to test market consumer products? Apparently the executives at Starbucks think that to be the case, as they’ve launched their new Dark Barrel Latte flavor in select stores in the region. Customers who have tried it have reported via twitter that the flavor is similar […]

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Land Grant Brewing Company Opens Franklinton Operations

Walker Evans Walker Evans Land Grant Brewing Company Opens Franklinton Operations

Opening a brewery can take a very long time, as Adam Benner and Walt Keys would attest. The two co-owners (along with other partners) of the new Land Grant Brewing Company started their journey nearly three years ago with a successful Kickstarter campaign to launch what was then called the Oval Brewing Company. After a name change […]

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North Market Adds Bar with The Barrel & Bottle Expansion

Walker Evans Walker Evans North Market Adds Bar with The Barrel & Bottle Expansion

Buying beer and wine at the North Market has long been a staple grocery item, but you’ve never been allowed to drink it on site… until now. The owners of The Barrel & Bottle beer-and-wine boutique have just completed an expansion within the market, which includes a new seating area that allows for on-site consumption […]

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Columbus Brewing Company Relocating and Expanding

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The Columbus Brewing Company is planning for growth over the next few years… exponentially. CBC Owner and Brewmaster Eric Bean just closed on a new manufacturing facility for their brewing operations at 2555 Harrison Road, which is nearly ten times the size of the former brewery. “We weren’t looking for nearly this much space, but it […]

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