The metal frame of the future brewery building at Steel Bender, just west of the existing building.
Anyone stopping by Steel Bender Brewyard recently may have noticed a bit of construction going on just west of the brewpub. The Crew certainly noticed, so I swung by to talk to owners Ethan and Shelby Chant and head brewer Bob Haggerty about just what is going on in Los Ranchos.
The brewery, which is not even a year-and-a-half old yet, is already expanding its brewing space to keep up with customer demand.
“It’s honestly because we’re moving a lot quicker than we thought,” Ethan said. “There are some opportunities that we were presented with that we really weren’t able to take advantage of. Bob has just been working, making this work, and it’s just too small (in the brewery), but he’s been doing a heck of a job.”
The new 8,000-square-foot building will serve as the primary brewing area, double the size of the existing brewing space.
“It’s going to have lots of fancy space, lots of square
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