Crabtree now operates in approximately 3,500 square feet of space, according to co-owner Jeff Crabtree, and the new location offers 6,800 square feet. An additional 10,000 square feet will be constructed in the coming months.
The brewery’s tasting room will begin relocation immediately, Crabtree said, with some brewing operations following the completion of the tasting room move, which Crabtree hopes will occur sometime in July.
The new location — at 2691 29th St. — will offer space for more tanks and a larger tasting room, as well as a larger parking lot for customers. Crabtree hopes to start the new construction near the end of 2012.
The purchase price of the new facility was not disclosed.
Crabtree is currently located at 625 3rd St. A local spirits distiller, Syntax Spirits, is located directly adjacent to Crabtree and will remain in that location.