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Columbus, OH

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Easton Town Center Restaurant & Brewery

Restaurant & Brewery Hours

Monday -
12pm
-
9:00PM (Last Call)
Tuesday -
12pm
-
9:00PM (Last Call)
Wednesday -
12pm
-
9:00PM (Last Call)
Thursday -
12pm
-
9:00PM (Last Call)
Friday -
12pm
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10:00PM (Last Call)
Saturday -
12pm
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10:00PM (Last Call)
Sunday -
12pm
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6:00PM (Last Call)

EASTON HAPPY HOUR!

 Visit us at Forbidden Root for happy hour!
Monday – Thursday: 3 pm – 6 pm
Ask your local FR for any other HH specials.
Specific items may vary based on location.

Upcoming Events

Groove Is At The Yard

🎶 Eat, drink, move and groove every Thursday at The Yard! Our weekly music series, Groove is at The Yard, will feature local artists playing a variety of styles from funk and acoustic, to Americana and rock. Grab a drink on one of the patios overlooking The Yard (Beeline – Easton Town Center, Forbidden Root Columbus and CRIMSON ) or pop out your favorite lawn chair in front of the stage! Shows are free to attend and open to all ages. https://www.facebook.com/share/2Dj2zGmQsxr6VqbN/?mibextid=9l3rBW

Columbus

12:00am
- Until September 26, 2024
6:00pm
- Until 9:00pm

$0.00

Dinner Menu

DRAFT BEER

Early Check-In Czech Pilsner 4.5% | 5oz/16oz
$3/$6.5
If you are looking for a crusher, this is it. A perfect balance of Czech hops and bready, cracker-like malt notes with a crisp, easy finish. This is the way.
Panda Party-Black Lager 5.5% | 5oz/16oz
$3/$7
Dark lager that has vanilla and toasted oak added to create a warm toasted marshmallow flavor.
Note to Self-Kolsch 4.6% | 5oz/12oz
$3/$6
Light, crisp and refreshing. Sound good? Well, our homage to the traditional Kolsch embraces the subtlety and nuance of this style found everywhere in Cologne, Germany.
Linger Longer-American Lager 4.1% | 5oz/16oz
$3/$6
This traditional American lager is a carefully crafted representation of what your grandpa would recognize as a great American beer.
Hungry for Hits-DDH Oaked West Coast IPA 6.6% | 5oz/12oz
$4/$7
Like a wave of freshly cut citrus crashing over you, this one showcases the citrus-hop trifecta of Citra, Nectaron and Grove, each of which brings their own zesty notes to the yard. This one is crisp, refreshing and climbing the charts.
Parallel Universe-DDH Hazy IPA 6.9% | 5oz/12oz
$4/$7.5
Saturated waves of mango and papaya alternate on the nose while a juicy of pina colada floats through soft clouds of the next dimension.
Nectaron – Mosaic – Cahmere
Second Arrival-Dry Hopped Lager 4.1% | 5oz/16oz
$3/$6.5
This clean crisp lager was lightly dry hopped with a curated melange of hops adding aromas of candied apricot – kiwi and orange. The quenching finish is all ceral malt and open arms.
Grungeist – Grove – Paradigm.
Rapture of Reason-DDH Hazy Double IPA 8.1% | 5oz/12oz
$4.5/$8
A billowing aroma of apricot and tangerine leads you unquestioning into this juice-bomb. Saturated with notes of grapefruit, honeydew, berry jam and just enough of the good stuff to keep you on the right path.
Mall Hype-DDH Hazy Pale Ale 5.6% | 5oz/16oz
$3/$7
Waves of juice flood the pallet with tropical and citrus notes aplenty. A house favorite combo of Mosaic and Motueka hops make this one shine!
They’ll Take a Mile-B.B.A. Imperial Stout 10.9% | 5oz/8oz
$5/$7
Imperial stout aged twelve months in 18-year Knob Creek bourbon barrels.
Collaboration with Maplewood Brewery
Distant Memory-TDH Oaked West Coast IPA 6.5% | 5oz/12oz
$4/$7
After resting in our oak foeder for two months – this hop came rushing back to life with three dry hop additions. Ripe red berries – sweet tangerine – and a plasant pull of pineapple and guava candy.
Citra – BRU-1 – Cahmere sabro.
Victory Nap-B.B.A. Imperial Stout 11.1% | 5oz/8oz
$5/$7
Imperial stout aged twelve months in 18-year Knob Creek bourbon barrels with Tanzanian vanilla beans and Peruvian cocoa.

TRY OUR FR FLIGHT $13

Enjoy your own guided tour of Forbidden Root’s current favorites.

Note to Self | Linger Longer | Ohio High Panda Party | Cake Tasting

*Flight is subject to change based on the available brews.

CUSTOM FLIGHT $15

Create your own flight and find your own favorite, Due to their limited quantities and rare nature, taps 13 and 14 are not available for flights.

CANNED BEER

All current beers on tap are available in 4packs to go! We also have special bottled beers to go featuring three Bourbon Barrel Aged Stouts and one Barrel Aged Sour Golden Ale. Check them out!

WEEKLY SPECIALS

Monday – Burger, beer, & bourbon!
Burger with your choice of draft – $18
add a shot for an extra $1
Tuesday – Paul’s pierogies
5 Handmade potato pierogies topped with cheddar & sauteed onions, served with sour cream
Sunday brunch 12pm-6pm
Happy hour
Monday – Thursday | 3pm -6pm
Half off all Bar Snacks & select Small Plates
Honey Hot Cauliflower or Chicken Bites
$8 Wine by the Gass | $10 FR Flight
Hazy & Bier Draft Specials
CRAFT COCKTAILS
Bourbon: Bottled in Bond Watershed
$15
Vermut Lustau Rosé – Lady Beaverhausen Bitter Gay Bitters
Whiskey: Middle West Pumpernickel Rye
$14
Maple Syrup – Bolivar Bitters – Angostura Bitter
COLD BREW MARTINI
$14
High Bank Vodka – King & Dane Coffee Liqueur – Cold Brew – Vanilla Simple – Almond Milk
YUZU MARG
$14
Lunazul Tequila – Orange Tiger – Lime Juice – Organic Agave – Yuzu Purèe
FRAMBUESA MULE
$13
Lunazul Tequila – Peloton De La Muerte Mezcal – Lime Juice – Raspberry Simple – Ginger Beer
UVA
$13
FR Watershed Bourbon Barrel Aged Gin – Giffard Pamplemousse – Fernet-Branca – Lemon Juice – Honey Simple
CERVEZA SANGRIA
$13
OYO Stone Fruit Vodka – Noble Cut Limoncello – Orange Tiger – OJ – Honey Simple – FR Beer
SPRING FLING
$13
Watershed Chamomile Gin – Giffard Elderflower – Lime Juice – Simple Syrup
MANDARINA SPRITZ
$12
Cappelletti Aperitivo – Aperol – Orange Juice – Soda – Prosecco
WINE
Cava, Roger Goulart Gran Reserva
$12/45
Sparkling | Spain
Roederer Estate Special Cuvee nv
Sparkling | California
Prosecco Rosé, Acinum
Sparkling | Italy
Chardonnay, House of Brown
$12/45
White | California
Chardonnay, Frog’s Leap
$90
White | Napa
Pinot Grigio, Elana Walch
$12/45
White | Italy
Pouilly Fumé, de Ladoucette
$124
White | France
Gavi la Meirana, Broglia
$56
White | Italy
Sauvignon Blanc, Ant Moore
$12/45
White | New Zealand
Riesling, Spätlese, Alfred Graf
$12/45
White | Germany
Malbec, La Posta
$12/45
Red | Argentina
Pinot Noir, Pike Road, Willamette Valley
$12/45
Red | Ore
Cabernet Sauvignon, Lava Cap
$12/45
Red | California
Caymus-Suisun Petite Sirah
$70
Red | California
Zinfandel, Grgich Hills Estate
$90
Red | Napa
Chatauneuf du Pape. Solitude
$124
Red | France
Le Campuget Red Blend
$12/45
Red | France
SPIRITS (1.5oz Pours)

Whiskey American

MW Michelone Reserve
$12
MW Oloroso Wheat
$16
MW Straight Wheated
$10
High Bank Whiskey War
$11
HB Whiskey War Barrel Pr.
$13
HB Midnight Cask
$12
George Dickel Sour Mash
$9

Whiskey Rye

MW White
$9
Michter’s
$10
MW Dark Pumpernickel
$12
Rittenhouse
$8
WHISKEY RYE
Old Forester
$9
MW PORTED PUMPERNICKEL
$12
George Dickel
$9
Echo
$10
RUM

Whiskey Bourbon

Old Forester
$9
Magnolia Wheated
$9
Watershed
$11
WHISKEY BOURBON
Watershed/FR BIB
$14

Whiskey Japanese

Hatozaki
$10
Hatozaki Small Batch
$12

Whiskey Irish

Proper Twelve
$9

Whiskey Scotch

Monkey Shoulder
$9
Jura 10 Year
$10
Talisker 10
$13

Whiskey Flavored

Skrewball Peanut Butter
$8
Beach Bonfire Cinnamon
$8
Noble Cut Maple
$8
Noble Cut Apple
$8
Noble Cut Dark Cherry
$8
Noble Cut Salted Caramel
$8
Noble Cut Peach
$8

Agave Mezcal

Peloton De La Muerte
$9
Wahaka Reposado
$12
Casamigos Joven
$12

Rum

451 Pipe Dream
$9
Maggie’s Spiced
$9
Maggie’s Spiced Pineapple
$9
Hidden Harbor
$9
Echo Pineapple
$10
Writer’s Block Mint & Lime
$8
High Bank The Professor
$9
Echo
$10

Gin + Genever

High Bank Statehouse
$9
MW Vim & Petal Dry Gin
$9
Barrel Aged Gin
$10
Watershed Four Peel Gin
$9
Watershed Guild
$9
Echo Genever
$10
Watershield Guild Strawberry Gin
$9

Vodka

Watershed
$9
Buckeye
$9
High Bank
$9
MW OYO
$9
MW OYO Stone Fruit
$9
MW OYO Honey Vanilla
$9

Amari, Cordials, Brandy

Fernet Branca
$6
Cioco
$7
Cynar
$7
Campari
$7
Zucca Rabarbaro
$7
Cardamaro
$8
Amaro Nonino
$8
451 Absinthe
$8
Pernod
$8
Amaro Montenegro
$7
King & Dane Coffee Liqueur
$8
Watershed Nocino
$13
Benedictine & Brandy
$8
Watershed Apple Brandy
$9
Copper & King’s Bourbon Barrel Brandy
$9
Dow’s Fine Tawny Port
$10
Don Ciccio & Figil Concerto
$8
Limecello
$8
Limoncello
$8

Agave Tequila

Lunazul Silver
$8
Cazadores Blanco
$10
Cazadores Extra Anejo
$13
Casamigos Blanco
$11
Casamigos Reposado
$12
Casamigos Anejo
$13
Cazadores Anejo
$12
HOUSE SHOTS 1OZ
THE QUINTEN
$7
Middle West White Rye – Skrewball Peanut Butter Whiskey –
SMOKE & FLAME
$7
Peleton De La Muerte Mezcal – Ancho Reyes Chili Liqueur
ITALI-PALOMA
$7
Lunazul Silver Tequila – Noble Cut – Grapefruitcello
BREAKFAST OF CHAMPIONS
$7
High Bank Whiskey War – King & Dane Coffee Liqueur – Maple
HERE YA GO
$7
Watershed Vodka – Aperol – Noble Cut Limoncello
Gluten Free Options
🚫
Seventh Son Kitty Paw
Seltzer | Concord Grape, Pineapple Tangerine, or Key Lime
🚫
Mad Moon
Hard Cider | Hella Good Blueberry Pomegranate or Eat a Peach
🚫
Mad Moon’s Happy Soul CBD
OG Fresh, Berry Calm, or Holy Mango!
🚫
Parsons North Brewing
Hard Dry Cider
FOOD

Bar Snacks

🚫
Pizza Seasoned Popcorn
$5
Coconut Oil
Cheese and Crackers
$11
Whipped Beer Cheese – Ritz Crackers
🚫
Sweet-Spiced Candied Bacon
$9
🥦
Chips
$7
Sweet Onion Seasoned
🥦
🚫
🥄
Avocado Pineapple Salsa
$11
Chili Oil – Tortilla Chips –
Jalapeno Cheese Bread
$7

Cheese

Beemster 18mo. Gouda
$8
Cow – Netherlands
Raclette
$8
Cow – France
Fontina
$8
Cow – Denmark
Parmigiano Reggiano
$8
Cow – Italy
Manchego
$8
Sheep – Spain
Goat Rodeo ‘Wild Rosemary’
$8
Goat – Pennsylvania

Mains

Beer Braised Short Rib
$30
Cheddar Mashed Potatoes – Smoked Tomato Gravy – Crispy Leeks
Ribeye Sandwich
$19
12 hr. Smoked Ribeye – Sweet Chili Slaw – Street Corn Mayo – Crispy Onions – Sesame Seed Bun
Herb Grilled Salmon Sandwich
$18
Cooked Medium – Chile Crunch Slaw – Cherry Chipotle Mayo. Brioche Bun – Fries
Duck and Dumplings
$24
Ricotta Gnocchi – Duck Confit – Mirepoix – Herbs
Ramen Spiced Mac and Cheese
$16
Corn – Nori – Scallion – Sesame Seeds
Nashville Hot Chicken Sandwich
$16
B&B Pickles – Buttermilk Ranch – Brioche Bun – Fries
FR Smash Burger
$14
Single or Double Patty – Giardiniera Mayo – White American – Onions – B&B Pickles – Brioche Bun – Fries
Crispy Mushroom Sandwich
$17
Lettuce – Tomato – Spicy Aioli – House-Made Sesame Bun – Fries

Small Plates

🚫
🥄
Brussels
$12
Miso Butter – Everything Spiced Almonds
Lasagna Dip
$12
Marinara – Whipped Ricotta – Reggiano – Spinach Pasta Chips
🥦
Chipotle Chickpea Hummus
$10
Chili Crunch – Roasted Vegetables – Wonton Crisps
Burrata
$14
Toasted Sour Dough – Pesto – Arrabbiata – Greens – Balsamic Glaze Drizzle
Pork & Sauerkraut Balls
$11
Cream Cheese – Beer Mustard Sauce
🚫
Baby Spinach Salad
$12
Dried Dates – Strawberries – Onion – Candied Pecans – Goat Cheese – Orange Miso Dressing
🥦
Kale Salad
$12
Fried Chickpeas and Shallots – Fennel – Herbs – Tahini Orange Dressing
Chilled Thai Smoked Salmon Salad
$17
Crispy Greens – Carrot – Corn – Onion – Ginger – Chiles – Cilantro – Peanut Lemongrass Vin. –
🥦
Szechuan Glazed Fried Eggplant
$14
Forbidden Rice – Peppers – Onions – Zucchini & Squash – Scallions – Sesame Seeds
Confit Chicken Wings
$6
Honey Hot or Spicy Peanut Sauce & House Jam
(Blue Cheese or Ranch/$0.50)
🥦
🚫
Curry Chickpea Soup
Tomato, Cilantro

Desserts

Johnson’s Vanilla Bean Ice Cream
$6
Johnson’s Salty Caramel Chocolate Pretzel Ice Cream
$6

An automatic 21% gratuity will be added to parties of 10 or more guests

🥦is or can be made vegetarian

Ⓥ is or can be made vegan

🚫 is or can be made gluten-free

🥄 some items may be made in a shared fryer

consuming raw or uncooked meats, poultry, seafood, shellfish, and eggs may Increase your risk of foodborne illness. 

Please notify your server of any food allergies or sensitivities.

Executive Chef Paul Yow | Sous Chef Candace Lee | Sous Chef Julia Galdamez

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Brunch Menu

FR Features

Burger – Beer – Bourbon – Monday 1
$18
FR Double Smashburger with your choice of Draft Beer
Burger – Beer – Bourbon Monday 2
$19
FR Double Smash Burger – Draft Beer – & 1oz. Shot of FR Single Barrel Watershed Bourbon – Available All Day
PAUL’S PIEROGI TUESDAY
$11
Enjoy 5 handmade pierogi – stuffed to perfection with potatoes & aged white cheddar. Topped with caramelized onions & served with sour cream. Available From 3PM-CL

Mains

Chilie Spiced Chicken Tacos
$15
Pickled Onion & Jalapeno – Scrambled Egg – Corn Tortillas
Sourdough French Toast
$13
Strawberries – Miso Maple Syrup
Creole Dirty Rice Crab Cakes
$17
Two Poached Eggs – Smoked Tomato Gravy – Fried Chicken Skins
Southern Nasty
$16
Buttermilk Fried Chicken – Sausage Gravy – Biscuit – White Cheddar
Bulgogi Burger
$16
Bulgogi Beef – One Egg – Raclette Cheese – Brioche Bun – Gochujang Mayo – Tater Tots

A La Cart

*Add 2 Eggs
$4
Tater Tots
$5
2 Biscuits – Butter + House Jam
$7
House Smoked Bacon
$8
Thick Sliced?

Boozy Brunch

Beermosa
$6
FR Beer – Orange Juice – Peychauds Bitters
FR Bloody
$8
Zing Zang – 451 Blank Canvas – Garnish
Mimosa
$10
Cava – Topped with Orange Juice
Girabaldi – The Sword
$10
Aperol – Campari – “Flufy” Oj
Girabaldi – The Soul
$10
Cappelletti – “Fluffy” Grapefruit Juice
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PRIVATE EVENTS

We have TWO separate areas to choose from to accommodate your private party needs best:

Our First Floor Private Dining Room can seat up to 30 people. It has floor-to-ceiling glass walls that look into the brewery and main bar. A sizeable exterior window provides a great street view and natural light. This space is excellent for business meetings, rehearsal dinners, baby and bridal showers, or other big gatherings. The space is entirely private with adjustable sound for music and a large screen television for presentations.

Upstairs is a much larger space. The space can accommodate up to 100 people, but its shape can also be perfect for smaller gatherings. No elevator is available, so all guests must be able to traverse the extended staircase. Once upstairs, though, guests will have all they need. This space has a personal bar and two restrooms. Overlooking the main bar, the space receives ambient energy from downstairs therefore it is not completely private. Surrounded by large windows, plenty of light makes the room feel even more open. The North side windows all fold open to bring in outside atmosphere and fresh air. 6 televisions can provide desired viewings for games or be used for slideshows. Great for Wedding Receptions, large company gatherings, or just as a unique environment for that special occasion.

Interested in Booking A Private Party with us? Please fill out the inquiry form below.

You can expect a call in response to your inquiry very soon.

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Forbidden Root Gift Cards

Ever attempted to gift-box a frothy pint of our botanical brew or a hearty serving of Midwestern fare? Take it from us, it’s messy!

Why not surprise your loved ones with a Forbidden Root Gift Certificate instead?

It’s the ideal gateway to a feast of uniquely crafted botanic beers and mouthwatering dishes – a delight for both beer enthusiasts and food lovers alike.

And the best part? You can get an instant gift certificate for any amount, delivered straight to your email or sent as a text message to your phone.

It’s instant, convenient, and thoroughly enjoyable – gifting, simplified!

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