Hoster Gold Top - The Original Premium Beer of Columbus
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Gold Top German Dortmunder Style Lager

The History of the Original Columbus Premium Beer

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Refining century-old recipes, Louis Hoster (center) launched Columbus’ first premium beer in 1836. It became immensely popular and grew to the largest brewery in central Ohio until Prohibition, when the brewery was forced to cease operation.

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