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Why These Central Ohio Restaurants Won’t Re-Open for Dine-In Yet

Susan Post Susan Post Why These Central Ohio Restaurants Won’t Re-Open for Dine-In Yet

Two months to the day after Ohio’s bars and restaurants were ordered to close to dine-in customers, they were allowed to welcome back patrons for outdoor dining as of May 15. Indoor dining is set to follow on May 21. Operating on notoriously tight margins, eight weeks can feel like an eternity for small, locally-owned […]

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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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Construction Has Started on Middle West Spirits Addition

Brent Warren Brent Warren Construction Has Started on Middle West Spirits Addition

Yet another construction project is underway in the Short North, but this one will not be adding condominiums or apartments to the area – it will allow an existing production facility to remain in its increasingly-crowded neighborhood by expanding vertically. Middle West Spirits, the popular micro-distillery which had previously announced plans to add a second production facility […]

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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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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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The Columbus Coffee Festival Returns!

The 6th Annual Columbus Coffee Festival returns on Saturday September 25th and Sunday September 26th!

CLICK HERE FOR TICKETS & INFORMATION