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The List: Top 10 Liquor Brands Sold in Ohio in 2014

Walker Evans Walker Evans The List: Top 10 Liquor Brands Sold in Ohio in 2014

For the second year in a row, Jack Daniels has won the hearts (and stomachs) of Ohioans as the number one liquor in terms of sales. Over the past two years, whiskeys and rums have generally inched up the list a bit while vodkas have slid further down. In 2012, Kamchata Vodka was the #1 […]

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Ohioans Purchased $949 Million Worth of Liquor in 2014

Walker Evans Walker Evans Ohioans Purchased $949 Million Worth of Liquor in 2014

News flash: Ohioans drink a lot of booze. Nearly one billion dollars of it per year to be exact. The Ohio Department of Commerce reported today that a record $949 million in liquor sales were reached in 2014, marking a 5.6% increase over 2013. If that rate of increase continues, 2015 will eclipse the billion dollar […]

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Short North Bar Barrel On High Rebrands, Remodels

Rebecca Wagner Rebecca Wagner Short North Bar Barrel On High Rebrands, Remodels

Scott Ellsworth, owner of campus dive bar Too’s Spirits Under High, has taken over business at whiskey bar and restaurant Barrel 44, rebranding the inside and tweaking the name to Barrel on High. Ellsworth refers to Barrel on High as a grad school bar upgrade from Too’s. He kept the majority of staff that worked […]

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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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Improve Your Drink Palate with These Cocktail Upgrades

Ayana Wilson Ayana Wilson Improve Your Drink Palate with These Cocktail Upgrades

The Fall season signifies the end to a lot of the things (hello, it’s called Fall), like warm weather, real vacation time, and for some, a hot fling. But it’s also a time of year for beginnings, none of which holds more import than that of the recent graduate. The end of college should signal […]

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The List: Top 10 Liquors Sold in Ohio in 2013

Walker Evans Walker Evans The List: Top 10 Liquors Sold in Ohio in 2013

The Ohio Liquor Control Division announced today their annual figures for liquor sales in our great state of drinkers, which once again reached a record level. Ohioans purchased a total of $898 million worth of booze, which added up to over 12 million gallons. That’s a 5.8% increase over 2012′s numbers. And the most popular […]

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Treat to Try: Whiskey Bacon Bark

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Treat to Try: Whiskey Bacon Bark

Put bacon in it, and people will come running. It’s a dirty, dirty Paula Deen sort of truth. And although the truth is not a pretty thing, it’s worth embracing when it comes to Whiskey Bacon Bark. Whiskey Bacon Bark is not a Paula Deen product (in fact, there is not enough insulin in the […]

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