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Dining News: Second Local Brewery Coming to West Sac


Artist's rendering of the new site, posted on Yolo Brew's Facebook Page

Yolo Brewing Company will be coming to West Sac, with a targeted opening date of late Feb. 2014.

Per its Web site, "Yolo Brewing Co. will be a craft beer and brewing destination in the heart of West Sacramento's Port District. Yolo Brewing Co. will produce fresh beers with distinctive flavor profiles and outstanding quality."

Yolo Brewing Company is a venture helmed by Mike Costello, whom people might remember as the owner of Brew It Up. Coyote Tap House now occupies the space at 14th & H.

The brewery will also feature "guest brewing services" and will have an "outdoor beer dock" for guests to enjoy their beer in a "casual, comfortable [and] shaded" environment, says its Facebook Page.

This is the second craft brewery to open in West Sac. Earlier this month, Bike Dog Brewery opened to packed crowds.

I reached out to Costello for an interview, but he said he was extremely busy this week. I'll keep readers updated as I learn more when Costello and I connect after Thanksgiving.

Yolo Brewing Company will be located at 1520 Terminal Street. You can find them online at http://yolobrew.com/, or on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/yolobrew or Twitter, @YoloBrew.

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