Herbal Cocktail Trail

Celebrates Seasonal Libations

Visit Gahanna’s popular Herbal Cocktail Trail returns with seasonal herb-infused libations to continue inspiring more happy hours, date nights, and gatherings with friends.

Born from Gahanna’s official status as the Herb Capital of Ohio, the Gahanna Convention & Visitors Bureau, also known as Visit Gahanna, originally launched the Herbal Cocktail Trail in 2017, making it the first themed cocktail trail in the state. For the winter season, Visit Gahanna has tapped the city’s herbal roots again and enlisted six of Gahanna’s signature restaurants, distilleries, and bars to create mouthwatering new seasonal cocktails that live up to the city’s Herb Capital title. 

Now through the end of March, six Gahanna establishments will feature a distinctly unique set of winter cocktails, all inspired by seasonal herbs and ingredients. Participants who complete the Herbal Cocktail Trail will score a new prize this year: a flask boasting their “Herbal Cocktail Trailblazer” status. Earn an Herbal Cocktail Trailblazer Flask simply by visiting all six partner restaurants and pubs and purchasing a signature herbal cocktail.  

Participation in the Herbal Cocktail Trail is easy. Pick up a passport, available at any partner business, the Gahanna Visitor Center, 167 Mill St., and the Ohio Herb Center, 110 Mill St., and start planning your unique Trail experience. Receive a passport sticker for each of the signature herbal cocktails purchased at the partner businesses. Once Herbal Cocktail Trail participants receive six stamps at any one or more of the libation stations, they can bring their passports to the Gahanna Visitor Center, Monday-Friday, call for hours, and redeem them for a branded flask. 

The featured partners and cocktails for the Winter Herbal Cocktail Trail are: 

101 Beer Kitchen | 397 Stoneridge Ln., Gahanna
Cocktail: Blackberry Thyme Burro
Ingredients: Blackberry and thyme muddled with El Jimador Gold and topped with Ginger Beer. Garnished with a fresh thyme sprig. 

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Barrel & Boar Creekside | 121 Mill St., Gahanna
Cocktail: Honey-Kissed Cosmo
Ingredients: Ruby Red Vodka, Honey Simple Syrup, and Cranberry Juice. Garnished with a fresh sprig of Rosemary.

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Arepazo | 93 North High St., Gahanna
Cocktail:  Apple & Gin Autumn Cocktail
Ingredients: Gin, apple cider, lime juice, Honey Simple Syrup, and a dash of cinnamon. Garnished with a thyme sprig and apple slices.

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Wyandotte Winery | 101 Mill St., Gahanna
Cocktail: Mulled Apple Wine
Ingredients: 100% Apple Hill wine, infused with wonderful warm spices, and served warm in a mug.

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Nostalgia Brewing | 81 Mill St., Gahanna
Cocktail: Hot Toddy Ruxpin
A blend of High Bank Whiskey War, Lemon, Honey, and a touch of cinnamon. This is sure to warm your soul and become your best friend.

Edison Brewing Company | 785 Science Blvd., Gahanna
Cocktail: Spiced Plum Old Fashioned
Ingredients: Bulleit Bourbon, Szechuan Peppercorn & Plum Simple Syrup, Angostura Bitters. 

*Signature cocktails are subject to change at the discretion of the partner business. Please drink responsibly. Don’t drink and drive. Learn more by visiting VisitGahanna.com or calling (614) 418-9114.

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