ADVANCE WARNING: THIS IS A LONG ONE It’s that time of the year and the inquiries as to the date of this year’s Ananke Day have started to pop up. So, without further ado, I am here to announce that there will not be an Ananke Day 2014. You read that right. Nothing happened to … Continued
I’ve told this story a million times, but here it is again. When I started working on building Freetail in 2006, I “borrowed” my business model from Sam Calagione and Dogfish Head: start as a brewpub to build our brand, and eventually move into distribution. One small detail in this business model: a brewpub distributing in … Continued
A few more pics from FT2 as things progress
Here are some pictures of the happenings at the new brewery now that we have our construction permit in hand and can really rock and roll! More to come!
Having closed down for the rest of 2013 about forty-five minutes ago, I thought I’d be fun to dust off the old business plan (which had a five-year projection) and play the “how good of a guesser am I?” game. If nothing else, I thought it might be a good bit of information for start-up … Continued
Just a quick before and after shot of the new brewery with the drop ceilings removed. What a difference! We’ve sent our drawings to the city for review and hopefully we’ll start Finish Out construction in January. We’ll have all the updates for you here!
So I admit it, I say a lot of stuff and then not follow through. I tell my wife I’m going to wash the dishes, or put together our daughter’s “big girl bed” or I claim I’m going to have a frequently updated blog detailing the progress of the new brewery. I don’t think I’m … Continued
I’m extremely please to announce and invite you all to an event this Saturday, September 7, as we formally unveil the site of our new facility and honor Representative Mike Villarreal and Senator Leticia Van de Putte, who were both instrumental leaders in finally changing those Texas beer laws. Here are the details of the … Continued
Last week a local news outlet reported the location of a building we have been in negotiations to move into. I won’t link to that story or reveal the reported location here – I’m going to continue with my plan to unveil the location when the time is right. There are still some details to … Continued