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Middle West Spirits Releases Ohio Maple Syrup

Walker Evans Walker Evans Middle West Spirits Releases Ohio Maple Syrup

Local alcohol distillery Middle West Spirits made a very last-minute holiday shopping announcement this afternoon. The company is launching a very limited-release maple syrup that’s sourced from Ohio farms and has been aged in bourbon barrels. “We’re talking some pretty robust flavor with subtle notes of smoked oak, vanilla and bourbon spice,” stated the company […]

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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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Distiller’s Guild fights for a level playing field in Ohio

Jesse Bethea Jesse Bethea Distiller’s Guild fights for a level playing field in Ohio

While craft wineries and breweries have been flourishing in Ohio, craft distillers have had a tougher road. Strict regulations on liquor manufacturing in the state have, until recently, kept most distillers from expanding or making a profit. Even now that Ohio has eased up on some of those restrictions, members of the Ohio Distiller’s Guild […]

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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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Stinkybomb and Middle West Spirits combine to make unique soaps

Anne Evans Anne Evans Stinkybomb and Middle West Spirits combine to make unique soaps

Can’t get enough of Middle West Spirits’ OYO spirits? Now you can lather up with them too. Stinkybomb Soaps and Middle West Spirits have collaborated to make three different soaps, incorporating some of the actual products used to produce the spirits. “I reached out to Megan Green [owner of Stinkybomb Soaps] a few months ago […]

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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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Treat to Try: OYO Truffles from Le Chocoholique

Ayana Wilson Ayana Wilson Treat to Try: OYO Truffles from Le Chocoholique

When Middle West Spirits opened in 2008, the philosophy was this: craft spirits with care, by hand, and with originality. That same attitude can be found at Le Chocoholique, the elegant truffle boutique located at 601 North High Street in the Short North, where they believe that artistry should be imbued into every aspect of […]

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