BROOKLYN, N.Y. — Sixpoint Brewery, a pioneer within the New York craft beer scene, is constructing a brand new state-of-the-art brewery and taproom in Gowanus, Brooklyn, set to open in Might 2020. The 20,000 ft2 area will characteristic a manufacturing brewing system, a full-service kitchen and bar, a avenue stage out of doors beer backyard, and a four,000 ft2rooftop beer backyard with gorgeous views of the Brooklyn and Manhattan skylines.
Architect’s rendering of the Sixpoint Brewery, from the nook of ninth Avenue & 2nd Avenue.Architect’s rendering of the Sixpoint Brewery, from the doorway at 124 ninth Avenue in Brooklyn.
“This has been a very long time coming, and we’re ensuring we do it proper,” says Eric Bachli, Sixpoint’s Brewmaster. Bachli, who joined from cult craft model Trillium in 2017, couldn’t be extra excited in regards to the new area. “We’re working with Braukon, some of the extremely regarded producers of brewing tools on the planet, on the buildout of their first brewery set up in New York Metropolis. It actually is a world class facility outfitted with the whole lot a brewer may dream of. The fundamentals of the system are all there, however we added elements to this buildout that enable us to push the boundaries of innovation. We could have a mixture of horizontal lager tanks and cylindroconical vessels to brew an expansive vary of ales and lagers. There’s a coolship, horizontal foeders, a devoted kettle souring vessel, and a barrel program to offer our staff nice flexibility in model and style profile as we construct progressive new beers.”
Sixpoint’s story begins in 2004, when Shane Welch opened a tiny 800 ft2 storage brewery in Crimson Hook, Brooklyn. Sixpoint grew to become identified for progressive formulation, equivalent to Resin, Candy Motion and Jammer. These iconic manufacturers had been solely out there on draft round innovative New York bars and eating places, like Barcade, Kettle of Fish, Union Pool and Hometown Barbeque. Sixpoint continued to develop and evolve, launching in cans in 2011, and shortly turning into some of the fashionable beer manufacturers in New York Metropolis. With out the good thing about a retail taproom, Sixpoint continued its constant drive of innovation by means of pop-up can launch events, the place the beer was bought at its Crimson Hook facility, utilizing a singular app. The model grew to become identified for these small batch can releases, the place manufacturers like Lil’ Raspy, Celebration Pinata, and Hootie, which is now out there throughout New York, had been born. Sixpoint can be a frequent collaborator on distinctive beers with different fashionable breweries like Sloop, New Realm, and Beer’d.
The brand new taproom will carry a singular expertise to the New York craft market. Situated on the nook of ninth Avenue and 2nd Avenue in Brooklyn, the historic warehouse constructing was first constructed in 1904. The area will probably be very genuine and welcoming that includes big home windows, 16-foot ceilings, heavy timber columns and beams, and uncovered brick. Sixpoint’s taproom will characteristic a year-round rooftop with sweeping views of the above-ground, F and G subway line that passes immediately overhead and dramatically crosses the Manhattan skyline. The complete-service taproom and rooftop bar could have 30 faucets and a cutting-edge menu. The design, which is a collaboration between Sixpoint and structure agency, Gerner Kronick + Valcarcel (GKV) will probably be influenced by the constructing’s distinctive story, the individuality of the Gowanus neighborhood, and the historical past of the Sixpoint model and its connection to its Brooklyn roots. GKV has designed iconic New York tasks just like the Ford Amphitheater on Coney Island, Zuma NYC, and the Beekman Lodge. The challenge is being developed by Industries Capital Companions (ICP), a premium Brooklyn targeted developer. ICP is curating a set of progressive meals and beverage companies and inventive workplace tenants to occupy the area.
“We’re very excited to welcome Sixpoint brewery to this superb inventive workplace and retail challenge in Gowanus. Sixpoint is a perfect tenant for this cool neighborhood and can change into the epicenter within the Gowanus space for experiential retail and creativity,” says Joseph Hamway, principal of ICP.
Bachli says that the brand new brewery and taproom is the Sixpoint motto, “Beer is Tradition,” totally realized.
“Above all, it’s a spot for individuals to assemble, style fantastic drinks, and discover the whole lot that beer will be. They may benefit from the coronary heart and soul that we, as brewers, put into creating beer.”