Forks, Knives & Plates

April 24, 2014 :: in news/events :: 5 comments

Forks, knives, and plates may seem like simple, basic things to select for a restaurant. However, when that restaurant is historically themed, they become complicated pieces that must be researched. Each item is being investigated to see if it both fits historical style and can withstand modern restaurant use and…

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Floors with a View

April 24, 2014 :: in news/events :: 0 comments

Look what’s going down today—the floor! When you visit you will have two places inside to dine and drink, each with a different vantage point. The main level will put you in the heart of it all. The second floor will put you almost eye level with the brewing equipment….

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Heirloom Grains

April 24, 2014 :: in news/events :: 0 comments

Barley once was a dominant crop in Ohio. Specifically here in the Miami Valley, farmers grew barley varieties brought with them from their homelands (Ireland and Germany) or native to the area here. Many of those varieties were ideal for malting. We’ve been working to research those varieties and investigate…

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Brick Laying

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Late April 2014, the bricklayers returned to the building site to begin laying the brick exterior and finalizing the brewing chimney. Once the exterior is complete the finishing details inside can begin.

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Beer Garden

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Did you know there will be a beer garden at the brewery? Along the back of the building is a row of sycamore trees. These will provide beauty and shade to the seating area below. When many German immigrants arrived in Dayton in the 1840s they were surprised to find…

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Dayton Brew History (Fifth St.)

April 24, 2014 :: in news/events :: 0 comments

Much like in the past, breweries (and bars) are becoming a key part of today’s Daytonian culture. In some cases today’s brewpubs are opening up exactly where citizens enjoyed a drink well over a century ago. For example, in 1874 William H. Gerber operated a saloon in the same location…

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