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Mixing up the Perfect Old Fashioned

This old-fashioned method of crafting a cocktail has been around for almost 130 years, spending time in and out of the limelight. Lately, it's become more popular again, possibly thanks to the success of Mad Men and its title character's favorite beverage. We'll explore the ingredients and the perfect way to make your own old fashioned at home. For a little background, you should know a little bit about its history. In 1862, the book Jerry Thomas' Bartenders Guide: How To Mix Drinks was published, and in it were instructions from earlier days of bartending. A recipe for the “Old Fashioned Holland Gin Cocktail” called for crushing a small lump ...

Newbie’s Guide to Columbus Ohio Nightlife

Finding yourself in a new city can be tough for a number of reasons, especially when looking for things to do in your spare time. If you don't have friends who are knowledgeable about the local scene, check out these options for nightlife entertainment. One of the most popular areas of Columbus' nightlife scene is the Short North. This refers to an area just north of downtown Columbus populated with bars, art galleries, restaurants, shopping, and more. There are plenty of unique spots to visit, but one local favorite is Brothers Drake Meadery & Bar. They handcraft meads—wine made from honey—using high-quality local ingredients whenever ...

The Only Short North Tavern with a $5 Burger Night

A few months ago, we noticed other Short North taverns weren't offering any great deals on Mondays, so we decided to come up with one ourselves. While Mondays may have seemed dull before, now you can spice them up with the best deal in town—$5 gourmet burgers at the one and only Arch City Tavern! That's right, a custom selection of our gourmet burgers are only $5 every Monday. We wanted to give our neighbors a way to end their Mondays on a positive note. Those of us who go back to work at the beginning of the week probably experience a little bit of stress on that first day. What better way to let off some steam than meeting coworkers and ...

The 10 Best Scotch Whiskies Under $40

Despite the popularity of bourbon, we're focusing on scotch whiskies, so we created a list of the 10 best you can buy for $40 or less. The main difference between scotch and whisky is demographic, but also ingredients and spellings. Scotch is whisky made in Scotland, while bourbon is whiskey made in the United States, mostly in Kentucky. Scotch is made from malted barley, while bourbon is distilled from corn. Now, on to the mouth-watering list! 10. Speyburn Arranta - $40 This single malt scotch was a new release in 2015 and is exclusively on sale for the United States. Speyburn uses first-fill ex-bourbon casks to age Arranta, which is named ...

How to Mix a Moscow Mule

Impress your guests and mix up this popular and refreshing cocktail that everyone is obsessed with right now! The Moscow Mule doesn't take many ingredients to make, and the process is simple. All you'll need is ginger beer, vodka, and lime juice. Ingredients: 4-6 oz Roake ginger syrup (Gosling's for n/a, or Crabbie's for an extra kick—it's alcoholic) 2 oz Absolut vodka ½ oz fresh lime juice Slice a lime wedge and squeeze it into a copper Moscow Mule mug or Collins glass, then drop the wedge in as well. Add 3-4 ice cubes, then pour in 2 ounces of vodka. Fill the remainder with chilled ginger beer, stir with stirring rod, and serve. ...

Join Us for Drink Up Columbus Happy Hour on February 16

We’re no strangers to good times and great happy hours here at Arch City Tavern, but this one on Tuesday, February 16th is sure to be a good time. The crew from Drink Up Columbus will be here to sponsor a happy hour meetup and we want to make sure all of our friends are invited. (That’s you!) Tuesday February 16 5-7pm Right here at Arch City Tavern ENJOY HALF OFF drafts, wines by the glass, and our signature pizzas with our friends from Drink Up Columbus! The first 10 people in the door will get a FREE deck of custom Drink Up Columbus playing cards and they’ll be raffling off their Day Drinking t-shirts to a few lucky ...

The Only Short North Happy Hour that Matters

Are you stuck in a rut with the post-holiday blues? Getting back to work and the swing of things can be tough in the new year, especially with these frigid temperatures. There's no better way to boost your mood than happy hour, so lace up your boots, zip up your parka, and head straight to Arch City Tavern for the best happy hour in the city. Located in the heart of the Short North, we offer half off all drafts, wine by the glass, and pizzas Monday thru Friday from 3pm-6pm—and much more. Arch City's happy hour menu offers fantastic deals on craft beer, wine, and locally sourced food. We include local breweries (try our current favorite, the ...

$5 Burger Night Every Monday at Arch City Tavern

In case you've been living under a rock the last 2 weeks, you should know that Arch City Tavern has been hosting $5 Burger Night on Mondays and the turnout has been an amazing success!  While the Short North is always hopping on the weekends, it didn't really seem like anyone in the neighborhood was offering something of value on Mondays.  So we took it upon ourselves to cook up an amazing deal that would give our fans and neighbors a place to congregate after work to start the week off right. All of our gourmet burgers are just $5, every Monday! We make our burgers with fresh, locally sourced ground beef and all natural ingredients and whip up ...

The Short North’s Happiest of Hours

Long, hard day at work? Maybe it’s been an even longer week, or month. Perhaps you have something to celebrate? An engagement, a job promotion . . . even if it’s just been a plain old good day, “Because” is as good a reason as any to kick back and enjoy the happiest of hours. Monday through Friday, 3pm to 6, Arch City Tavern’s got your wine by the glass, draft beer, and pizzas at HALF OFF! What better time to come down and wallow away in our relaxed neighborly atmosphere? Grab the wife, rally the co-workers, or come on your own. Just get down to the Tavern and let go of your cares and concerns for an hour or two while we take care of ...

Have a Few Hours to Kill in Columbus?

If you’ll be visiting Ohio’s own Arch City, whether for business or pleasure, there’s sure to be something to do. Columbus is a thriving, continually evolving cultural experience. Modern day art exhibits and galleries sit nestled amongst revolutionary architecture which speaks of a time gone by. Street festivals with performers and vast selections of culinary fare happen on a regular basis. A walk down High Street is guaranteed to delight all of your senses. The now famous arches first appeared on High Street in 1888 when they were erected out of wood to create a tent city for a Civil War soldiers’ reunion. Thousands of veterans, the Grand ...