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Columbus distilleries ready to invite customers in for a drink & food

“The new venture will be a boost to sales as well. Distilleries have tight profit margins due in part to the amount of taxes and fees that go to state and federal sources, which are around 40 percent of the price.

Visitors will be able to tour the space and then sit down in the bar or restaurant for a full cocktail and meal. Under the previous law, distilleries were not permitted to serve food and could only serve four quarter-ounce samples with no ice and no mixers. Distillers argued that that didn’t allow them to showcase their products in the proper manner.”

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Now that it’s legal, Columbus distilleries ready to invite customers in for a drink and some food