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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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Middle West Spirits Announces Stone Fruit as New Seasonal Vodka Flavor

Walker Evans Walker Evans Middle West Spirits Announces Stone Fruit as New Seasonal Vodka Flavor

Local microdistillery Middle West Spirits is announcing their latest seasonal vodka flavor this week. Stone Fruit will be their second specialty flavor, following in the footsteps of their popular Honey Vanilla Bean released last year. “OYO Stone Fruit showcases the regional flavors that are distinctive to Ohio’s fall harvest,” said Brady Konya, Partner & Founder at […]

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Jeni’s Teams up with Middle West on New Flavor

Melanie McIntyre Melanie McIntyre

From TheMetropreneur.com: Four Local Businesses, One New Ice Cream Flavor By Melanie McIntyre Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams has released a flavor featuring ingredients from three Central Ohio producers− a collaboration that exemplifies how businesses can leverage their products by teaming with like-minded peers. Oakvale Young Gouda with Vodka-Plumped Cranberries unites young soft cheese from Oakvale […]

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Middle West Spirits: Columbus’ First Microdistillery

Walker Evans Walker Evans

The Short North is known for being home to some of the city’s best restaurants, bars, art galleries and boutique shops, and in 2010, the neighborhood will gain another significant notch in it’s belt as it becomes the home of Middle West Spirits, the first microdistillery in the city. Business partners Brady Konya and Ryan […]

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