We love whiskey: 5 great Columbus whiskey joints

Jesse Tigges, Columbus Alive

Like whiskey? These five places have you covered, offering up some of the best bourbon, Scotch, Irish whiskey and other whiskey lists.

Barrel 44

2232 E. Main St., Bexley



The newly opened Bexley location is one of the best whiskey bars in the city, with extensive bourbon and Scotch lists. Most are available by the glass or in flights.

Fado Irish Pub

4022 Townsfair Way, Easton



With a standout Irish whiskey list and an authentic Irish pub feel, Fado is perfect for celebrating St. Patty's Day in style. Multiple vintages of Jameson, Bushmills and Redbreast are available.


511 N. High St., Short North



A respectable whiskey list is outdone only by DeepWood's expertly crafted whiskey cocktails. Try the Redbreast-based Fireside cocktail.

The Three-Legged Mare

401 N. Front St., Arena District


The Arena District Irish pub boasts a strong Scotch list as well as multiple vintages of Jameson and Bushmills and some Kentucky bourbons.


2801 E. Main St., Bexley



Surprised to hear that an Asian restaurant has one of the best Scotch lists around? What's even more surprising is how impressive it is. Wing's is second to none, with more than 100 bottles and 10 exclusive vintages shipped directly from Scotland.