Craft Brewery Expansions – Burial Beer, Zipline And Temescal Brewing

In spite of the more than 7000 currently online in the US, we continue to receive new brewery announcements almost daily.

And here’s just some of what’s happening around the country…

Art Meets Beer at Burial Beer’s ‘Exhibit’ In Raleigh

Five years have passed since Burial Beer first its doors in Asheville. And now the acclaimed brewery has brought its mojo east and opened a boutique “art meets beer” venue attached to the Transfer Co. Food Hall in the heart of Raleigh, North Carolina.

Located in a beautifully-restored century-old coach house in Raleigh’s expanding downtown, Burial Beer’s The Exhibit is a smartly designed communal marketplace that serves as both a showcase for art and a killer selection of limited release beers.

Built upon a philosophy that’s dedicated to art, creativity, modernization, and preservation Burial Beer launched as a one barrel-operation in 2013 and has grown an almost rabid following over the years for its Belgian-inspired ales and bold American styles.


Zipline Brewing Doubles Down On Omaha

Lincoln, Nebraska-based Zipline Brewing has announced that it will be opening a second taproom in Omaha (its fourth taproom in Nebraska) in June.

In keeping with its name, the Zipline Beer Lounge will be a multi-functional beer destination where locals can enjoy fresh beer while playing shuffleboard or hanging out with friends on the overstuffed sofas…and explore cutting-edge brewing directions at its oversized bar.

In addition to Zipline’s new West Omaha expansion plans, the brewery will also be launching “Culture Lab” a small-batch wild and mixed fermentation project at its downtown location that’s scheduled to begin during Omaha Beer Week, Feb. 15-24.

Oakland’s Temescal Brewing New Production Facility

Temescal Brewing, one of Oakland, California’s most popular breweries, opened a second production facility just before the end of the year that will increase the brewery’s beer capacity from 2,000 to 6,000 barrels per year.

It’s a big step for us as a brewery,” Temescal Brewing founder Sam Gilbert told Eater. He also explained that the new Jack London Square location with further the brewery’s commitment to lagers…

“We believe [lagers] deserve to be approached with the spirit of dedication and experimentation that craft brewers are giving to other styles. We want a great lager to be taken as seriously as the most boutique double IPA.”

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