Wylie’s Good Neighbor Brews closed this past weekend with a fire sale of all beers at their brewery taproom. Owners and brewers Darin Peterson and Jill Bresnan decided to close their brewery operations in favor of opening their own restaurant (also in Wylie) later this year. Advertisements
Toasty Bros of Denton received official licensing this past weekend, allowing them to legally begin brewing and distributing despite not having a physical brewery. Their beers will be brewed under contract at Grapevine’s Hop & Sting Brewery until resources can be secured for a permanent location. At present, the brewery is the sole operation of … Continue reading
Celestial Beerworks opened this past weekend in Dallas’ Medical District. The brewery is a venture of Matt Reynolds, formerly brewer at Malai Kitchen in Dallas. Reynolds is a former mechanical engineer and a graduate of the American Brewers Guild program.
Cowtown Brewing Company opened this past weekend on East Belknap Street, close to Fort Worth’s historic downtown. The location will operate as a brewpub taproom with eventual plans to offer a full barbecue menu. Owner and head brewer Shawn Kidwell began as a local homebrewer, and has professional experience that includes work as assistant brewer at … Continue reading
Oak Cliff Brewing Company opened this past weekend in the Oak Cliff community of southern Dallas. A multi-year project already plagued with setbacks, the new production brewery is the venture of long-time Oak Cliff resident Joel Denton and head brewer Todd Holder. The brewery and taproom are located in an historic warehouse currently under redevelopment at … Continue reading
Outfit Brewing opened this past week in an industrial park off I-35E in northwest Dallas. The venture is the first professional position for owner and brewer Jordan Young, who built his brewery in an empty warehouse owned by his family’s business.
Steam Theory Brewing Company opened this week in commercial space directly across from Dallas’ Trinity Groves restaurant incubator. The full-service restaurant and brewpub is the project of owners and local North Texas homebrewers Jonathan Barrows and Chuck Homola. To run the brewhouse, Barrows and Homola brought in award-winning brewer Kirk Roberts (formerly of Newport Beach … Continue reading
Whistle Post Brewing officially closed this past week, citing financial issues. With limited profitability and difficult growth, the owners decided to cease operations and liquidate with enough capital left to pay off investors. Whistle Post Brewing opened in Pilot Point in 2016 after their parent company, Western Son Distillery, relocated there the year prior. Production from … Continue reading
Thirsty Bro Brewing Company opened this past weekend in Royse City with a grand opening celebration at the brewery. The new craft brewery is the venture of first-time commercial brewer Terry Gordon and his wife, Catherine. The Royse City Community Development Corporation provided an incentive grant of $25,000 for Thirsty Bro to open in their developing downtown. … Continue reading
Hemisphere Brewing Company opened this past weekend in Rockwall with an informal grand opening celebration at the brewery site. It is the first professional venture of long-time local homebrewers Brandon Mullins and Ruben Garcia. The second brewery in Rockwall, Hemisphere Brewing is located on the same block as the first, Woodcreek Brewing, which opened in 2015.