New Helvetia Brewery, a historic beer brand in Sacramento, is being revived and new owners will open its tasting room later this month, reports Mark Anderson in the Sac Biz Journal.
Developer David Gull started working in the project last year, and he submitted plans to the city in September 2011 with hopes of opening in the spring. But the old building needed a lot more work than originally anticipated. Most of that work is now done.
“It is an old building, but it does dress up very nice. I always thought it would,” Gull said.
You can see the tanks through the windows and the bar is under construction. Most of the building department punch list items have been completed. And, importantly, the operation has its license from the California Alcohol Beverage Control to brew and serve.
After the tasting room, the owners plan to add a kitchen and convert the space into a brewpub.
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