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Ohio: A Control State

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So, we hear the term “control state” all the time. Well, I do. What in the world does that mean? How do the laws differ for breweries, wineries, and distilleries? Don’t all states place controls, through laws, on the spirits industry? How long can the Blue Jackets suck?

Well here goes. ... Read More

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Distilling in Ohio

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Ohio is on the cusp of a Distillation Revolution! There are presently 12 licenses issued to “Manufacture Distilled Spirits” in Ohio. Beyond these 12, there are an additional 9 “pending” licenses, meaning that if/when these permits are issued, Ohio may have 21 distilleries!

Now, this is not to say we have ... Read More