Openings & Closings

Saucy Brew Works Columbus’ Grand Opening set for October 23

Saucy Brew Works is located in the Harrison West neighborhood at 443 West Third Avenue, 43201. The new Brewpub and Coffeehouse features a small brewing operation, full restaurant, and the for the caffeine aficionados, Saucy Coffee.

Mikkeller Brewing NYC Permanently Closes

Mikkeller Brewing NYC Permanently Closes

The New York City outpost of Danish craft brewery Mikkeller has permanently closed after a little more than two years. In a Facebook post this morning, Mikkeller announced that it had made “the difficult decision” to shutter the location at Citi Field in Queens, home of the New York Mets.

Ballast Point to Shutter Chicago Brewpub on October 24

Ballast Point to Shutter Chicago Brewpub on October 24

Ballast Point Brewing Company today announced the indefinite closure of its Chicago brewpub, effective October 24, due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Surly to Shutter Beer Hall in November, Lay Off Staff

Surly to Shutter Beer Hall in November, Lay Off Staff

Two days after a majority of its hospitality employees announced their intention to unionize, Minneapolis-based Surly Brewing Company announced it will close its beer hall indefinitely beginning November 2.

Dogfish Head to Take Over Concrete Beach Space in Miami

Dogfish Head to Take Over Concrete Beach Space in Miami

Dogfish Head’s residency at Concrete Beach’s Social Hall in Miami is becoming permanent. Boston Beer senior director of local brands and taprooms, Rob Kreszswick, announced this week that the company would transition Concrete Beach’s Miami location into Dogfish Head Miami. As such, Concrete Beach’s Social Hall would close permanently and beer-to-go and e-commerce sales would cease on Saturday, September 5.

Creature Comforts to Open LA Space; Other Half Sets October Opening in D.C.

Creature Comforts to Open LA Space; Other Half Sets October Opening in D.C.

Athens, Georgia-based Creature Comforts Brewing will become a bi-coastal craft beer brand next year with the construction of a taproom and brewery in downtown Los Angeles, the company announced yesterday. The long-awaited opening of Brooklyn-based Other Half Brewing’s taproom and production facility in Washington, D.C., now has an October 2020 opening date, according to a press release today.

Modern Times Furloughs Taproom Staff in LA, San Diego, Encinitas, Santa Barbara

Modern Times Furloughs Taproom Staff in LA, San Diego, Encinitas, Santa Barbara

Modern Times has furloughed employees at five of its seven taprooms, the San Diego-headquartered brewery wrote in an email Thursday night. Three breweries in Anheuser-Busch InBev’s Brewers Collective, the craft division of the world’s largest beer manufacturer, have temporarily closed their taprooms after employees tested positive for COVID-19. Sierra Nevada plans to keep its taprooms, gift shops and brewery tours closed for the foreseeable future.