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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 […]


Barrel 44 Expanding Short North Location

Ayana Wilson Ayana Wilson Barrel 44 Expanding Short North Location

Barrel 44 is undeniably one of the best whiskey bars in the city. Despite being billed as a drinking hole, the food at Barrel 44 makes it a destination spot at virtually every hour of the day and night. It’s for this reason that the Short North staple is expanding, filling the empty space next […]


Review: Barrel 44 Bexley

 Morgan Kelley Review: Barrel 44 Bexley

Barrel 44 has quickly become a go-to restaurant in the Short North for many people during their short four years of existence. Some know Barrel as a whiskey bar first and an eatery second, and technically speaking, they’re correct. With over 100 whiskeys available on any given day, their booze selection far outnumbers their food […]

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Barrel 44 to Open New Bexley Location

Walker Evans Walker Evans Barrel 44 to Open New Bexley Location

Fans of Barrel 44 will soon have another location to get their fix of whiskey and small plates. This Short North staple will be opening a second location in the former Bexley Monk space at 2232 East Main Street. “The new location will carry the same Barrel 44 Whiskey Bar name,” explained co-owner Shawn Korn. […]


CU Happy Hour – Tue Feb 17 @ Barrel 44

Walker Evans Walker Evans


Barrel 44: A Whiskey Bar Work In Progress

 The Wayfarer

LifeEpicurean.com wrote Barrel 44: A Whiskey Bar Work In Progress Thursday, October 16th, 2008 BY ANGEL JACKSON For many Columbus residents, the grand opening of Barrel 44, a new whiskey bar in the Short North, was a much anticipated event, so it came as quite a surprise to discover the bar had opened, very much […]


Barrel 44 – Coming Soon to the Short North


A sign on a storefront near Surly Girl is announcing the opening of a new whiskey bar called Barrel 44. Does anyone know anything about this place? Could be great.


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