The Second Annual Ohio Craft Whiskey Festival to be Held in Cincinnati This Weekend

The event will be held at Karrikin Spirits Company on June 25.

click to enlarge A blended bourbon from four Cincinnati distilleries - Photo: Provided by Ohio Craft Whiskey Festival
Photo: Provided by Ohio Craft Whiskey Festival
A blended bourbon from four Cincinnati distilleries

After hosting its inaugural year in Columbus in 2021, the Ohio Craft Whiskey Festival is being held in Cincinnati this weekend.

The festival, which according to organizers brings together Ohio-based craft whiskey distilleries “in a celebration of whiskey and whiskey culture,” will be held at Cincinnati distiller Karrikin Spirits Company on June 25.

Ohio-made whiskey from nearly 20 distillers will be available to sample and purchase. For those who need a bite to eat, there will be food made in Karrikin’s kitchen as well as samplings from other Cincinnati vendors.

There will also be a limited release of a special bottle of barrel-proof blended bourbon created by four Cincinnati distilleries: Woodstone Creek, Brain Brew Custom Whiskey, Five Stories and Karrikin.

Participating distilleries include:

  • Brain Brew Custom Whiskey
  • Buckeye Vodka
  • Cleveland Whiskey
  • Dayton Barrel Works Artisan Distillery
  • Echo Spirits Distilling Co.
  • Hayner Distilling
  • High Bank Distillery
  • Indian Creek Distillery
  • Iron Vault Distillery
  • Karrikin Spirits Company
  • Lake Erie Distillery
  • M&O Spirits
  • Middle West Spirits
  • Noble Cut Distillery
  • Northern Row Brewery & Distillery
  • Watershed Distillery
  • Western Reserve Distillers
  • Woodstone Creek

Tickets are $40 and get you into one of two three-hour sessions. Session one lasts from noon-3 p.m. June 25 and session two last from 4-7 p.m. June 25.

Karrikin Spirits Company is located at 3717 Jonlen Drive, Fairfax. Find more information and tickets at

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