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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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The Speakeasy Kitchen Offers Bartending Classes & Catering

Ayana Wilson Ayana Wilson The Speakeasy Kitchen Offers Bartending Classes & Catering

When it comes to entertainment, we’re always looking for the next trend. Recently, we’ve seen an upswing in craft breweries, a rise in the popularity of food and drink crawls, and we currently support more food trucks than ever before. It seems almost obvious then that mobile bartending would grow out of this movement, and […]

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Novak’s Tavern & Patio Set to Open this May

Ayana Wilson Ayana Wilson Novak’s Tavern & Patio Set to Open this May

If you’ve ever driven down the High Street drag that connects the Short North to Downtown, then there are a few places you could not have missed: the Convention Center, the old Yankee Trader, and Novak’s. Novak’s has proudly been a fixture at 475 North High Street since the early nineties. When the doors closed […]

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The List: Top 10 Liquors Sold in Ohio in 2012

Walker Evans Walker Evans The List: Top 10 Liquors Sold in Ohio in 2012

The Ohio Department of Commerce Division of Liquor Control announced today that liquor sales in Ohio reached a record level of $849 million in 2012, increasing over 7% from 2011. “Consumer tastes are becoming more sophisticated, and Ohioans continue to trade up buying more of the premium products,” said David Goodman, Director of the Ohio […]

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Local Liqueur Tessora Limone Hits Shelves

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Another spirits producer has opened up in Central Ohio, which chalks up another mark for our region’s local liquor credentials. Tessora Limone is a new liqueur being produced in New Albany, and can already be found on the shelves of bars, restaurants and markets throughout Columbus. We recently spoke to George and Lynda Vergits of […]

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Ohio Liquor Sales Hit Record High Again in 2010

Walker Evans Walker Evans

Congratulations, drinkers. You’ve helped our state by spending $742.7 million on 10.8 million gallons of liquor in the 2010 fiscal year. That’s an increase of $12.8 million over 2009’s total. A report released last week by the Ohio Department of Commerce provides some detail on how the state liquor sales revenue is broken down, which […]

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What Should Zane Lamprey Drink in Columbus?

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Zane Lamprey, host of the international bar-crawl show “Three Sheets” (which will be returning to the air on the Travel Channel on April 14th) is hitting the road this month on a cross-country drinking tour. According to his website, one of those stops will take place right here in Columbus: “I’ll be in most cities […]

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