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Statehouse Bill Could Bring Wine to Ohio Farmers’ Markets

Jesse Bethea Jesse Bethea Statehouse Bill Could Bring Wine to Ohio Farmers’ Markets

Wine is on the agenda at the Ohio Statehouse as Sen. Gayle Manning and her son, Rep. Nathan Manning, both North Ridgeville Republicans, proposed identical bills this week allowing wine manufacturers to sell their product at Ohio farmers’ markets. The legislation would allow the Division of Liquor Control to issue a one-year, $100 permit to […]

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Hop Yard 62 Invigorates Grove City Beer Scene

Rebecca Wagner Rebecca Wagner Hop Yard 62 Invigorates Grove City Beer Scene

Hop Yard 62, located in historic downtown Grove City, is sparking new life into the local beer scene. Since opening on February 6th, Hop Yard 62 has been encouraging their customers to drink local, and subsequently enjoying a steady amount of business. They’re the only craft beer bar in Grove City, and the closest growler fill station […]

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Donatos Black Brick Bar to Feature Craft Beer and Live Music

Walker Evans Walker Evans Donatos Black Brick Bar to Feature Craft Beer and Live Music

Last September, Elford Development submitted a proposal that called for the demolition and reconstruction of the Donatos building in the Short North. It was mentioned then that the new building would include a renovated and revamped Donatos restaurant, but last week the company unveiled more about the new concept. “We have an opportunity to build […]

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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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Urban Food-and-Beverage Campus Proposed to Lure Stone Brewing to Columbus

Walker Evans Walker Evans Urban Food-and-Beverage Campus Proposed to Lure Stone Brewing to Columbus

It’s no secret that Columbus has been courting the Stone Brewing Company for their $31 million brewery expansion project. The popular California-based craft brewery operation has grown rapidly since launching in 1996, and is currently the 10th largest craft brewery in the US. With that growth comes the need to expand to the other side […]

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Do You Have What it Takes to Launch Your Own Brewery?

Ayana Wilson Ayana Wilson Do You Have What it Takes to Launch Your Own Brewery?

As the craft beer trend continues to grow, more and more entrepreneurial enthusiasts are throwing their hat into the barrel. New microbreweries are  springing up overnight, it seems, each with their own distinct take on the perfect beers. But, is it really as easy as it may seem to start a brewery? Is turning a […]

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Explore Columbus: Brew Your Own at North High Brewing

Julia Norris Julia Norris Explore Columbus: Brew Your Own at North High Brewing

At 1288 North High Street, you can try your own hand at becoming brewmaster for a day. North High Brewing company boasts over 100 brews (from their own kegs and from elsewhere) on a constantly rotating tap menu, full food service, a full liquor license and a designation as one of the best craft brew […]

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