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Another Brewery Heads To North Carolina: Oskar Blues

Oskar Blues Brewing is opening a restaurant/music venue AND brewery in Brevard, N.C.

Dale Katechis, founder of the brewery and mountain biking enthusiast, has been travelling to Pisgah National Forest to bike for years.  He even has is own line of beer inspired mountain bikes dubbed “Reeb.” (That’s beer spelled backwards.)

Oskar Blues has signed a contract on a 30,000-square-foot brewery space.  Nearby, there is a  6,000-square-foot restaurant in the city of Brevard.  Katechis is cites “shipping costs” as one of his decisions to build there.  The new build should be ready by December, 2012. [TimesCall]

Yesterday, the brewery made headlines with the announcement of the use of Alumi-tek bottles for the upcoming Sun King collaboration release.   Oskar Blues joins Sierra Nevada & New Belgium in new North Carolina brewery expansions.

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  1. So, if they’re saving money on shipping, will that bring their prices down for us?  I remember in the mid-2000’s when Dale’s first came to my home state of Georgia.  Six packs could be had for $7.99.  Now we’re in the $9-$10 range.

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