Courtesy photo. Old Black Bear Brewingwhich launched nearly four years ago as a contract Sherwin Williams Company Headquarters with Back Forty Beer in Gadsden, was originally a "fall back to the government contracting world.

Since then, craft beer has exploded in Alabama and across the U. The Alabama Brewers Guild reported in April that statewide beer production grew 47 percent last yearBaer the number of taxable removal barrels the amount of beer sold and taxed was 28, inup 47 percent from First brick-and-mortar spot.

OBB is in Old Black Bear Brewing Company process of opening its first brick-and-mortar location with a brewery, taproom and restaurant on Main St. Bandito Burrito, open in downtown Madison since August Old Black Bear Brewing Company, announced its decision to close in a Facebook post late last week. Seaton said Bandito had wanted to hand over the restaurant and bar for a while.

The 3,square-foot brewery will operate in the Western Auto building and produce about 10, barrels of craft beer per year. The facility won't be open for tours, but will feature a small upfront landing space so beer lovers can check out the brewing process.

Chef Scott Altice, formerly of Grille 29 and Westin Huntsville, is developing a menu and will Old Black Bear Brewing Company run the restaurant and bar where Bandito is today.

The space, which Blak begin renovations after Bandito closes Dec. That was definitely one of the driving factors for us to come down here and be the anchor part of that and make downtown Madison bigger than it is. Building owners and brothers Larry and Walt Anderson Compant wanted to open a brewery at the site for a while, but Seaton said they could never get the right investors involved.

A "Brewery coming soon" sign sat at the site for years, so OBB is finally building that prophecy for John R White Company Inc, Seaton said. Co-owner Eric Crigger and Seaton have grown close in recent months as they "commiserate" over their buildouts. Craft beer boom. Old Black Bear Brewing Company success helps craft beer and other breweries such as ours. OBB, which is expanding its product line in south Alabama and Auburn, plans to stay small for a while.

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