Archive for July, 2012

July 31, 2012, 5 Comments

Watershed Distillery used to start their tours with a game called Hammerschlagen. Basically, you take a hammer and try to hit a nail into a log with one swing. Most […]

Ohio Wine Competition Results

July 30, 2012, 2 Comments

The winners of the 2012 Ohio Wine Competition were recently announced. The judging took place at the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center ...

Beer from Here: Musk of the Minotaur IPA

July 27, 2012, No comments

If you’re going to name your beer after the B.O. of a mythical half-bull creature, name your brewery Hoof Hearted, and then – just to top it o ...

Drinking at the Dublin Irish Festival

July 25, 2012, 1 Comment

The Dublin Irish Festival is celebrating its 25th year with authentic Irish food, music, dancing and a bit o’ booze. The festival will feature sever ...

  • Twenty Dollar Dates: Happy Hour
    July 24, 2012, No comments

    Drink Up Columbus shares a love of the greatest time of day with my blog, Twenty Dollar Dates – Happy Hour! Happy Hour is the perfect way to save a […]

  • Jerry Thomas Cocktails
    July 23, 2012, No comments

    Most people have never heard of Jerry Thomas, the 19th century mixologist and America’s first celebrity bartender. During the years just before and after the Civil War, “Professor” Jerry Thomas, […]

  • Fresh (Wet) Hops
    July 20, 2012, No comments

    Since hops are a seasonal crop that is harvested in the fall, most hops used by homebrewers and commercial brewers have to undergo processing to dry them out and keep […]

  • Drunk Brunch: Sidebar 122
    July 17, 2012, 3 Comments

    Just off of 3rd Street downtown at appropriately 122 E. Main Street is Sidebar 122, a relatively new (Nov ’11) Columbus bar and restaurant. My drunk brunch quest brought my […]