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Balcones toasts new Waco distillery (TX)

“After a two-year construction and conversion period, the 100-year-old former Texas Fireproof Storage building hosted an official ribbon-cutting ceremony featuring local dignitaries back in April. Last weekend, more than 500 consumers joined the production team for the official opening to the public and enjoyed distillery tours and a community celebration.” Read more here: Balcones toasts […]

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New Tucson brewery to open in growing craft beer, craft spirits hub (AZ)

“A new brewery is set to launch next March in an area of town that is quickly becoming a prominent hub for craft beer and spirits. Owners Jeff Kaber and Jeremy Pye have leased 1,800 square feet of space at 3455 S. Palo Verde Road, immediately south of East 44th Street. East 44th Street is […]

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Brooklyn Brewery plans to construct $80m craft beer facility in Orange County (NY)

“The brewery has been operating from Williamsburg in Brooklyn and as of 2014, it produces about 80,000 barrels per year and 130,000 barrels a year through a contract plant in Utica. For quite some time now, Brooklyn Brewery has been looking out for a location near New York. It was eyeing a location in Staten […]

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Ex-Surly Employees to Open Barrel Theory Beer Company (MN)

“Splinter and Johnson are joined by CPA Todd Tibesar, who is joining the operation full time in 2017. The pair finalized the location of their brewery in mid-summer and ordered their brewhouse, which should be arriving next month. The timing of Splinter and Johnson’s departure coincided with the public and acrimonious exit of head of […]

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Blind Pig Distilling, a new distillery and brewery, is coming to West Loop (IL)

“Blind Pig Distilling, a wholly owned subsidiary of Marc Bushala’s private equity firm, Liquid Asset Brands, will be situated in a 15,000-square-foot former rental truck facility at 838 W. Kinzie St. Once the two buildings on the site are renovated, the spirits operation will make gin and various types of whiskey, while partnering with a […]

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A still for Stillwater — couple hopes to open craft distillery in 2017 (MN)

“Christie Wanderer and Andrew Mosiman plan to open Wanderer Distillery Co. in downtown Stillwater next spring and produce and distill vodka, rum, gin and whiskey. “As much as possible, we’re going to be doing ‘grain-to-glass,’ ” said Wanderer, the company’s head of marketing and sales. “People want to understand how spirits are made, as well […]

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Bastion Brewing Company now open for business in Anacortes (WA)

“Last weekend, while we weren’t paying attention, Bastion Brewing held its grand opening in Anacortes, Washington. Not just a brewery, but a restaurant too. As I understand it, they’ve been open for a while serving food at least, but the brewery is now up and running. I’m not exactly sure when the doors opened or […]

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Council clears way for craft beer brewery in North Providence (RI)

“After a few residents raised concerns about the ordinance — which would change zoning surrounding the brewery — Town Planner David Westcott testified before the council in favor of the brewery. “When this ordinance was passed in the ’60s, a brewery was a big thing like Narragansett,” he said. “That’s not what’s happening here. It’s […]

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No Boat Brewing now open in Snoqualmie, Washington

“No Boat Brewing Company is now open in Snoqualmie, Washington. They just opened yesterday (Thursday, October 27). Actually, it’s in the area commonly referred to as Snoqualmie Ridge, just a couple minutes off Interstate 90.” Read more here: No Boat Brewing now open in Snoqualmie, Washington

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New craft brewing company to open doors in east Dearborn (MI)

“In September 2014, a Kickstarter campaign was launched to open the business, successfully raising more than $25,000 in 30 days. A video on the business’ Facebook page details the journey. And next week, at 6 p.m. Nov. 5, Downey Brewing will open to the public for the first time, almost three years after Dean Downey […]

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Sin City Brewing Co. Opens Fourth Location on Las Vegas Boulevard

“Johnson’s brews utilize only four ingredients in accordance with the 1516 German Beer Purity Law. Trained by German brewmasters and a frequent traveler to Germany in his younger years, Johnson admires the rich brewing traditions and incredible beers from the country. He carries on the customs of Reinheitsgebot through a time of wide-spread beer reinvention […]

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Dr. Bill Sysak Announces Wild Barrel Brewing (CA)

““Dr.” Bill Sysak, regarded as one of the top craft beer experts in the world, is proud to announce the launching of his new brewery in San Marcos, California, slated to open spring of 2017. Wild Barrel Brewing Company has a 15 barrel brewhouse and will produce exceptional craft beers in a variety of styles […]

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