It was simply 5 summertimes ago that Red Bird Brewing opened its doors in Kelowna’s North End with a modest 30-seat tap room.
Now, it’s taking a look at ending up being 30-times larger with a 900-person capability.
“It was always in the plan,” co-founder and operations supervisor Adam Semeniuk informed iNFOnews.ca, March 13. “It just took a number of years to get the sales under our belts, get the experience under our belts and waiting for the building beside us to become available. Then we made the move.”
Having good beer doesn’t hurt.
“Our head brewer, Blake (Lawrie), even before he started on as full time, he brewed some little batches in our space way back when,” Semeniuk said.
In the summertime of 2021, Red Bird ended up being the biggest brewery in the city with seating inside your home for 189 and outdoors for 314 for an overall of 500.
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It has actually had the ability to get unique occasion allows in order to hold about half a lots occasions each year with approximately 900 individuals by closing its parking area and establishing camping tents.
Those were primarily for long-weekend occasions like July 1 and the brewery’s anniversary on the August vacation.
The brewery has actually now used, through the city, to have the bigger space available on a more irreversible basis, although Semeniuk anticipates to just hold about a lots huge occasions each year.
By having actually a modified licence, it will permit them to place on occasions on brief notification.
He likewise wishes to have early opening hours on weekends so households can be available in prior to midday.
The licence application needs to go to Kelowna city board prior to being forwarded to the province for last approval.
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