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Good Neighbor Brews closes

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

Whistle Post Brewing closes

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

Bearded Eel Craft Brewery closes

Fort Worth’s Bearded Eel Craft Brewery announced that it will close at the end of this month after little more than one year in business. Owners and brewers B.J. and Becky Burnett cited the continued stress and financial concerns as reasons for the closure, and plan to continue to be active in the local craft brewing … Continue reading

FireWheel Brewing closes

Rowlett’s FireWheel Brewing Company closed last week with a last “farewell” brewery tour on Saturday featuring some reserved and special releases. No specific reasons were given but financial difficulties are suspected, despite recent additional partners/ownership and the move to a new and larger brewery only late last year. FireWheel Brewing opened in 2012 as the first production … Continue reading

Independent Ale Works closes

Independent Ale Works of Krum ceased production in August and has now closed, according to a statement posted on their Facebook account. Owners and brewers Stefen Windham and David Miller opened Independent Ales in March 2013 as a business experiment to see how far their pilot project could proceed without outside funding. Windham will continue brewing as he … Continue reading

Union Bear closes

The former West Village brewpub and restaurant Union Bear closed at the end of August due to a decline in business. Union Bear opened in February 2012 as a nano-brewpub and craft beer bar but later abandoned its in-house brewing operations to focus on its pizza kitchen and commercial craft beers. The business and concept was … Continue reading

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