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Opening Date Revealed for Middle West Spirits’ Bar and Restaurant

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Opening Date Revealed for Middle West Spirits’ Bar and Restaurant

It’s likely you’ll start seeing more distilleries taking the restaurant route. In November, a law finally passed that dissolved antiquated regulations and allowed distillers to create their equivalent of a brewpub. Several local distillers were involved in that legislative process, including Ryan Lang, head distiller and co-owner of Middle West Spirits, Columbus’ newest distillery-turned-bar. After […]

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Karate Cowboy Adds “Natural” Flavor to Spirits Lineup

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Karate Cowboy Adds “Natural” Flavor to Spirits Lineup

Karate Cowboy, the brand of sake-infused whiskey created by local distillery Revolution Experiment, has finally established its identity. What started as a spirit only available in two flavors, Honey Wasabi and Ginger Mint, is now being released in its “Natural” form. Natural, an unflavored, six-time distilled corn whiskey infused with sake, comes out of the […]

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Karate Cowboy Moves Production to Middle West Spirits

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Karate Cowboy Moves Production to Middle West Spirits

Locally owned distilling company Revolution Experiment is localizing the production process of their brand Karate Cowboy. Since their start in 2015, it’s been in Louisville, KY, but their products are now set to come up in the newly expanded facility owned by Middle West Spirits. The conversation started about nine months ago. Middle West co-owners […]

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Award-Winning Coffee, New Brews, and Other Restaurant Announcements

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Award-Winning Coffee, New Brews, and Other Restaurant Announcements

Columbus has so many new restaurants, expansions, menu updates and other changes that it’s sometimes hard to keep up with them all. That’s why our Restaurant Roundup series was designed to keep you informed with the latest and greatest updates. Here’s what’s new in the local dining scene: Crimson Cup Awarded Crimson Cup’s Ethiopian Kossa […]

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Middle West Ventures into Gin, Cleveland’s Market Garden Brewery to Distribute in Central Ohio, Four String Celebrates Fifth Year in Business

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Middle West Ventures into Gin, Cleveland’s Market Garden Brewery to Distribute in Central Ohio, Four String Celebrates Fifth Year in Business

Market Garden Brews Coming to Columbus Beginning this week Cleveland’s Market Garden Brewery started distributing in Central Ohio. Their Prosperity Wheat and Festivus brews are now available after a new 35,000 square foot production brewery, open earlier this year, allowed them to expand their distribution. Two others, Citramax and Progress won’t be available for another […]

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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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