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Funky Picnic Brewery & Café opens

Funky Picnic Brewery & Café officially opened this weekend in Fort Worth with a grand opening celebration. The brewpub is located on the growing south side near established brewers such as HopFusion Ale Works and The Collective Brewing Project. Funky Picnic is a venture of homebrewers Samantha Glenn, Collin Zreet, Jenni Hanley and John Koch. … Continue reading

Chimera Brewing reopens as Fort Brewery & Pizza

FORT WORTH – Chimera Brewing on Fort Worth’s south side has been acquired by new management and rebranded as Fort Brewing & Pizza. The new owners are the sibling team of Will Churchill and Corrie Watson, local Magnolia Avenue landlords and developers. Originally opened by Carlo Galotto as Zio Carlo Magnolia Brew Pub in 2011, … Continue reading

Deep Ellum Funkytown Fermatorium opens

Deep Ellum Brewing opened their first venture outside of Dallas, a branded taproom in Fort Worth named the Funkytown Fermatorium. Continue reading

Cowtown Brewing opens

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

HopFusion Ale Works opens

HopFusion Ale Works opened their new brewery and taproom on Fort Worth’s near Southside this month. The brewery is a collaboration among local homebrewers Macy Moore, Matt Hill and Chuck Epperson. HopFusion beers have been commercially available on a limited basis at select Fort Worth beer bars since June, brewed under license on the owner’s homebrewing equipment as … Continue reading

Wild Acre Brewing opens

Wild Acre Brewing Company opened this weekend on the south side of Fort Worth’s downtown, occupying the site of the old Ranch Style Beans factory. The brewery is a venture of John Pritchett, a former senior manager for local beer distributor Ben E. Keith, along with head brewer Mike Kraft, formerly of TwoRows, Lagunitas and … 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

Zio Carlo rebranded as Chimera Brewing

Fort Worth’s Zio Carlo Magnolia Brew Pub has renamed and rebranded itself as Chimera Brewing Company. The move comes after the departure of brewer Austin Jones and a desire for a fresh image and identity for the brewpub after several difficult years in business.

Jones leaves Zio Carlo Magnolia Brew Pub

Head brewer Austin Jones left Zio Carlo Magnolia Brew Pub in December after two years to pursue further personal projects. Brewing duties have been taken up by founder Carlo Galotto, manager Adam Gonzales and their staff.

Harper leaves Panther Island Brewing

Co-founder and brewer Michael Harper parted ways with Panther Island Brewing in August over an unspecified disagreement with investors. Harper was an original part of the brewery during its years of development and opening last June, and his future involvement with the local brewing industry is uncertain.

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