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First Look: Middle West Spirits Distillery Expansion

Walker Evans Walker Evans First Look: Middle West Spirits Distillery Expansion

Middle West Spirits has officially re-opened their Short North distillery after completing a major upgrade project. New distillation equipment has allowed the company to increase capacity, diversify their product lineup and provide the ability to manufacture alcohol for other brands. In addition to the new five-story equipment housing expansion, the distillery at 1230 Courtland Avenue also houses […]

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Middle West Installing 55-Foot Whiskey & Bourbon Still in The Short North

Walker Evans Walker Evans Middle West Installing 55-Foot Whiskey & Bourbon Still in The Short North

You may have already noticed some construction under way at the home of Middle West Spirits in The Short North, but the new project was officially announced with full details at a media event this morning. The local microdistillery is expanding their production facility with a new 55-foot tall whiskey and bourbon still that requires […]

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Construction Has Started on Middle West Spirits Addition

Brent Warren Brent Warren Construction Has Started on Middle West Spirits Addition

Yet another construction project is underway in the Short North, but this one will not be adding condominiums or apartments to the area – it will allow an existing production facility to remain in its increasingly-crowded neighborhood by expanding vertically. Middle West Spirits, the popular micro-distillery which had previously announced plans to add a second production facility […]

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Middle West Unveils New Oloroso Wheat Whiskey

Walker Evans Walker Evans Middle West Unveils New Oloroso Wheat Whiskey

Middle West Spirits announced today the newest addition to their whiskey lineup: a limited-edition double-cask Oloroso Wheat Whiskey. This new spirit was first aged several years in American oak barrels and transferred to Oloroso Sherry casks for another 12-18 months, creating a smooth 102-proof whiskey described to have notes of cherry, dark chocolate and raisins. […]

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OYO Adds Barrel Finished Honey Vanilla Bean Vodka to Product Lineup

Walker Evans Walker Evans OYO Adds Barrel Finished Honey Vanilla Bean Vodka to Product Lineup

Middle West Spirits (makers of OYO) has added another vodka to their product lineup, and one that shouldn’t be too unfamiliar for fans of their existing flavors. Barrel-Finished Honey Vanilla Bean is a variation on their existing Honey Vanilla Bean vodka that takes a unique twist rarely seen with distillers. “Most people who know us […]

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Tavern Vinegar Company Opens at Middle West

Ayana Wilson Ayana Wilson Tavern Vinegar Company Opens at Middle West

Gourmet vinegars are poised to be the newest culinary trend according to Brady Konya, co-founder of Middle West Spirits. And he should know. Along with his partner Ryan Lang, Konya is spearheading the movement in Columbus, which promises to be as creative as it is tasty. Tavern Vinegar Company is the latest venture from the […]

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Middle West Spirits Expanding Production Space

Walker Evans Walker Evans Middle West Spirits Expanding Production Space

If you attend a tour of Middle West Spirits soon, you may need to pardon some dust. The Short North microdistillery is currently in expansion mode, working to add 6,000 square feet of new production space to ferment, finish and bottle their products. “Our walk through space, with the installation of the new mash system, […]

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