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Bankhead Brewing opens

Bankhead Brewing Company opened this past weekend as the first brewpub in Rowlett. Located on Rowlett’s developing Main Street, Bankhead is the venture of homebrewer Ryan Pyle and chef Kevin Lefere, who are joined by head brewer Chad Moshier formerly of the Brewing Network and several California Bay Area breweries. The brewpub is named after the … Continue reading

Backcountry Brewery opens Rowlett location

Colorado’s Backcountry Brewery opened their second brewing site and first out-of-state location in Rowlett this weekend. Based out of Frisco, Colorado, owners and brothers Charlie and Joe Eazor purchased the old FireWheel Brewing equipment and took over their existing lease in a plan to increase their own brewery’s overall capacity. Backcountry Brewery products entered the Texas market last … 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

FireWheel Brewing moves to new facility

Rowlett’s FireWheel Brewing relocated to a new production brewery as part of their commercial expansion. Still within the city of Rowlett, the new facility more than doubles their available space and, with a new 15-barrel brewing system, enables them to better meet growing consumer demand. The new brewery location also includes room for an expected commercial … Continue reading

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  • Pleasant Disruption Sour Release! January 24, 2020 at 11:00 AM – 11:59 PM Denton County Brewing Company Pleasant Disruption is a mild sour blend of a Belgian blonde and wheat beer that picked up hints of wild fermentation from twelve months of barrel aging in a Cabernet barrel. It has notes of dandelion, complex Meyer lemon flavors, and finishes crisp, clean, and slightly sweet! https://www.facebook.com/events/174971203752272/
  • Beers with Michael Peticolas and Captain Keith January 25, 2020 at 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM Flying Saucer Cypress Waters Join Micheal Peticolas and Captain Keith January 25th from 2pm -4pm for a meet-and-greet. We will be pour seven different Peticolas Brewing Company beers and filling $9 crowlers. Don't miss out on getting some swag signed by these beer industry moguls! Beer line up: Sit Down Or I'll Sit You Down Too Soon Worth The…
  • Stout and Shout 5 January 25, 2020 at 6:00 PM – 12:45 AM The Bearded Monk Back in 2016, a crazy group of us got together to plan a celebration of all things stout, art and community! What was born on that magical day in January was the snuggliest culmination of rare stouts, local art from Otter Illustration and our first foray into live tunes! Fast forward to 2020 and it's…

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