Openings & Closings

Stone Shutters Napa Brewpub Amid Legal Dispute With Landlord

Stone Shutters Napa Brewpub Amid Legal Dispute With Landlord

Stone Brewing has abruptly shuttered its taproom in Napa, California, following a legal battle with its landlord over rent payments during the pandemic. “We’re incredibly disappointed to leave Napa,” Stone wrote in a statement.

Last Call: Switchyard Advocates for Paid Family Leave; BA Board Elections Begin; Port of LA Open 24 Hours

Last Call: Switchyard Advocates for Paid Family Leave; BA Board Elections Begin; Port of LA Open 24 Hours

In an op-ed she wrote in support of paid family leave for small businesses, Switchyard Brewing Company co-founder Kristin Cummings wrote that the company has strived to “offer better benefits and a better work-life balance” to its workforce. Voting has started for the Brewers Association’s (BA) board of directors election and ends November 17.

Deschutes Executives Discuss Decision to Shutter Roanoke Tasting Room

Deschutes Executives Discuss Decision to Shutter Roanoke Tasting Room

Pandemic-driven declines and an inability to convert the space to include brewing capacity, food service and outdoor seating factored into Deschutes Brewery’s decision to shutter its Roanoke, Virginia-based tasting room later this year, executives explained yesterday.

Deschutes to close Roanoke Tasting Room at the End of 2021

Deschutes to close Roanoke Tasting Room at the End of 2021

Deschutes Brewery will close its tasting room in Roanoke, Virginia, at the end of the year, Michael LaLonde, president and CEO of the Bend, Oregon-headquartered craft brewery, announced today. LaLonde wrote that Deschutes “made the tough decision not to renew our lease” on the property, which opened in August 2017.

Due South Brewing to Close in December After 10 Years

Due South Brewing to Close in December After 10 Years

After a decade of operations, Due South Brewing Co. in Boynton Beach, Florida, will permanently close its taproom December 19 and cease distribution of its offerings later this year.

Denver Craft Beer Bar Falling Rock Tap House to Permanently Close June 27

Denver Craft Beer Bar Falling Rock Tap House to Permanently Close June 27

Iconic Denver craft beer bar the Falling Rock Tap House will permanently close on Sunday, June 27, after 24 years in business. Owners Chris, Steve and Al Black made the announcement Saturday in a blog post titled “So long and thanks for all the beers.”