ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Green Bench Brewing is proud to announce the start of construction of an expansion adjacent to their original building that will increase production, and focus on the brewing of sour and wild ales. This expansion will provide space for a state of the art tasting room, cellar space, additional fermentation capabilities, as well as an increased communal space to allow Green Bench Brewing to better serve individual needs.
Green Bench Brewing will be investing $3.4 million in infrastructure, equipment and personnel. The additional staffing will enable Green Bench to provide even greater customer service, education, and the ability to meet the needs of a rapidly expanding and evolving craft industry. “This expansion has been a long time coming, and is imperative for us to continue to meet the needs of our customers. We are excited to provide tenured consumers with new products, while tending to our passion projects. The extra space will allow us to have a wider, and more consistent reach, while providing local visitors with an educational and intimate experience.”, commented Nathan Stonecipher, co-owner of Green Bench Brewing.
The expansion includes tripling the current beer capacity, increasing the size of the Mead and Cider project by ten, a dedicated 3,716 square feet to a temperature controlled cellar space which will house up to 700 barrels. Additionally, a CFT Canning Line capable of 100 cans per minute, Centrifuge, more foeders for a drastic mixed culture production increase (100x increase) and will provide space for a tasting room totaling in 2,596 square footage which includes two floors, and covered patios all dedicated to the production and retail of sour and wild ales.
About Green Bench Brewing
“Green Bench Brewing aims to create product that is enjoyed and embraced by those in our community, while continuing to challenge the status quo of taste in our area. We want to grow our brand slowly and deliberately, taking care to ensure the satisfaction of our committed customer base first and foremost. Most importantly, we want to become a valuable asset to our community.” For more information, visit the website at Greenbenchbrewing.com