It’s been around in name for a while, but only recently did Gunbarrel Brewing acquire a permanent location: 7088 Winchester Circle (near Vindication Brewing). After a few months of preparation, the brewery will open to the public in the first quarter of 2017.

Owned by husband-and-wife team Jamie and Marie Fox, Gunbarrel Brewing will offer what Jamie calls “a range of [beers] that are delicate, funky, or bold … inspired by ancient and modern styles.”

The facility with house a 10-barrel brew system, as well as a one-barrel pilot system design for research, experimentation, and development.

Gunbarrel Brewing
A view of the soon-to-be Gunbarrel Brewing (photo property of Google)

When asked why they chose to set up shop in Gunbarrel, Marie says that they wanted to provide a “welcoming environment for guests and coworkers, some place they would truly enjoy spending time.”

Jamie, the head brewer, has an impressive CV; he has trained in brewing technology at brew-centric Seibel Institute in Chicago, and boasts a Ph.D. in neuroscience. Over the past 16 years, he has crafted and honed a catalog of beer recipes that will soon find a home—and audience—at Gunbarrel Brewing.

When the doors finally open in 2017, beer-o-philes of every stripe can look forward to food trucks, live entertainment, and periodic educational events about beer.

For more information, visit gunbarrelbrewing.com. Keep an eye on GG for detail about the opening as it nears.

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