Shipyard Brewing announces details of new brew pub in Central Florida
Shipyard Brewing released some more details today about its new Winter Park, Florida, brew pub, which will have its grand opening on Friday, January 28, 2011, from 6 to 10 p.m.
Billed as a local market, bakery, and brew pub, the Shipyard Emporium will feature a rotating selection of self-serve breakfast, lunch and dinner food items to take away or eat in.
Besides hand-crafted local beer and award-winning ales, the Shipyard Emporium will feature fine wine and Capt’n Eli’s Soda from the Shipyard Brewing Company in Portland, Maine.
“The grand opening will give customers the opportunity to meet local vendors, sample a variety of our food and beverage offerings, and check out everything our fresh marketplace has to offer,” said general manager Allison Stevens.
The kitchen will be overseen by Chef Joslyn Tusa and food offerings will include a revolving selection of deli items, fresh baked bread and pastries, local produce, eggs, cheeses, specialty foods and self-serve meal selections
The Emporium is home to a 28-gallon brewing system and beer will be brewed on the premises by Orlando brewer and certified cicerone Ron Raike. Raike will brew small batches of seasonal and limited-release beers based on his own creativity and ingredient availability. During the opening celebration, customers will have the opportunity to meet Raike, learn more about the brewing process, and join the mug club.
The evening festivities will include an interactive photo booth, entertainment, and the chance to meet the Shipyard Emporium crew. In addition, 30 visitors from Maine will be in attendance including Shipyard Brewing Company’s owner, Fred Forsley.
The Shipyard Emporium is at 200 West Fairbanks Ave. in Winter Park, Florida.