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Karbach Brewing on pace for 19k bbls in second full year, plans expansion for 2015

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Karbach Brewing on pace for 19k bbls in second full year, plans expansion for 2015

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Karbach Brewing on pace for 19k bbls in second full year, plans expansion for 2015

Press Release: (Houston, TX) – After weighing the options of a green field project outside of the city limits, Karbach Brewing decided that continuing to grow in its current location made the most sense. After the acquisition of two neighboring properties, the brewery will remain on Karbach Street and new construction will increase capacity to 60,000 barrels annually. Of the new facility Brewmaster Eric Warner noted, “we’re very happy that we are able to grow without relocating entirely. From an operations standpoint, this allows us to insure quality and consistency during the expansion, and it also allows us to be fully committed to development in the city of Houston.” Karbach drew national attention earlier in 2013 when cited by The New Yorker as the 2nd fastest-growing brewery in the nation. The brewery produced 8,169 barrels in 2012 and is on pace to hit 19,000 barrels this year. Local demand has been a strong driver in the quick growth with distribution limited to the greater Houston area and San Antonio, and that does not appear to be slowing down anytime soon. Warner projects that the brewery is likely to produce and sell upwards of 29,000 barrels in 2014, all before […]

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