Proposed Microbrewery and Taproom for Shakopee, MN

Discussion in 'Midwest' started by MN_Beerticker, Aug 30, 2012.

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  1. MN_Beerticker

    MN_Beerticker Initiate (0) Jul 10, 2012 Minnesota

    If this proposal pans out I will be downright giddy!
    http://www.startribune.com/local/south/167438145.html

    "The craft beer bandwagon could be pulling into Shakopee.
    Three residents recently made a pitch to the city to convert a former fire station in the heart of Shakopee's historic downtown into a micro-brewery with a taproom. The group said their goal would be to open in June 2013, initially producing about 2,000 barrels a year.
    In addition to a taproom, they would like to offer brewery tours and on-site sales of their beer in refillable glass growlers. Other customers would include area restaurants, pubs and liquor stores."
     
  2. BrianJ

    BrianJ Initiate (0) Jul 17, 2003 Minnesota

    I live right on the border of Shakopee and had no idea they had a historic downtown.

    Would be great if they can make a good product. Not a lot of beer destinations in that area.
     
  3. allouez86

    allouez86 Initiate (197) Jan 24, 2009 Wisconsin

    This would be cool if the product is good. Seems like every neighborhood will sooner or later have their own beer offerings which is a glorious thing.
     
  4. gatornation

    gatornation Poo-Bah (2,863) Apr 18, 2007 Minnesota
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    great idea for the area it would do well IMO
     
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