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Deep Ellum Sells to Canarchy Craft Brewing

deep ellum brew1by Steven Doyle

On June 8, 2018 Deep Ellum Brewing Company was sold Canarchy Craft Brewing for an undisclosed amount of money. Canarchy owns Oskar Blues out of Lyons, Colorado, Perrins from Michigan, Cigar Brewing from Florida, and Wasatch & Squatters from Utah.

The sale allows Deep Ellum to continue its fast track growth path enabling further additions to the building and growth out of Texas.  Continue reading

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Baseball’s Riotous 10-Cent Beer Promotion

beer2by Steven Doyle

Throughout time baseball has been known for wacky schemes to promote attendance. You may recall the Bill Veeck story where he hired Eddie Gaedel to pinch hit during a game in 1951. Gaedel was 3’7 and had virtually no strike zone. The short player was subsequently disqualified but his legend lives on. Bill Veeck has a suite named for him at the Ranger’s stadium today.

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Then we have the legendary game between the Texas Rangers and the Cleveland Indians that took place June 4, 1974 where beer was a mere dime as a promotion. Sounds great, right? Wrong.  Continue reading

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Dallas Brew Bus Celebrates Fifth Anniversary

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A business that seems to have more fun than should legally be allowed, The Dallas Brew Bus has now enjoyed five years of continuous tours around local breweries, safely introducing thousands of hoppy customers to the burgeoning local beer scene.

To commemorate the auspicious occasion of the fifth year The Dallas Brew Bus will be visiting three breweries including Turning Point, 3 Nations, and Community Beer Co. Continue reading

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We Love Being In The Dog Haus

DSC02861by Steven Doyle

It was just a few years ago that hot dogs were quite the fashion plate, but competition was fierce and as fast as many arrived on the scene, all delicious and crave worthy, they vanished seemingly overnight. A fairly new doggery to the Dallas landscape that has been a proven concept for eight years which first opened in Pasadena made its entry this past year and has been building a strong following in Richardson. Meet Dog Haus.  Continue reading

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White Rock Ale House Beer Release Party April 14th

beer.jpgby Steven Doyle

In December of 2017 we ran a first look story of White Rock Ale House with the promise that they would be bringing in equipment to brew their own beer. That time has arrived.

Founders Dave Kirk and Greg Nixon are friends and entrepreneurs with a love of the craft beer movement who created their concept to fill a gap in the market. They’ve witnessed the craft beer world evolving around the country and in Dallas, too, with breweries opening locally – but with few options in the stretch between East Dallas and Garland. Continue reading

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Union Bear Opens in Plano

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Union Bear Brewing, the highly anticipated brewery and restaurant from {33} Restaurant Group is now open at The Boardwalk in Granite Park (5880 State Highway 121).  Plano’s first independent brewpub and restaurant is now serving dinner daily beginning at 4pm and will add lunch hours beginning at 11am on January 8.

Inspired by the West Coast casual beer approach, onsite brewers craft Union Bear’s signature line of brews including UB Blonde, Amber, White IPA and Stout as well as 33 featured taps, extensive bar offerings, hand selected whiskies and wine list with offerings available by the glass or bottle.   Continue reading

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First Look: White Rock Ale House & Brewery

111917_WhiteRockAleBrewery_KathyTran_711by Steven Doyle

A new oasis of brews splashed onto the East Dallas restaurant scene. White Rock Alehouse & Brewery founders Dave Kirk and Greg Nixon are friends and entrepreneurs with a love of the craft beer movement who created their concept to fill a gap in the market.

These gentlemen have witnessed the rapid growth of local breweries and thought to be great food and beer together in one large and exciting venue.  Continue reading

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