Butcherknife Ground Breaking

Butcherknife Brewing Breaks Ground on New Building in Steamboat

Written by Michael Schrantz and printed in the Steamboat Pilot & Today.
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Butcherknife Ground BreakingSteamboat Springs — Steamboat Springs business Butcherknife Brewing Co. broke ground Wednesday — on the 79th anniversary of the repeal of prohibition, owner Mark Fitzgerald noted — on its new building on Elk River Road.

According to a news release, the new building will provide space for the production of thousands of barrels of beer annually and will host a tasting room.

Butcherknife is owned by Fitzgerald and Nate Johansing. They debuted their beer at OktoberWest in Steamboat in 2011.

“We are incredibly excited to mark the beginning of construction of our new facility. Colorado is the best place in the world to produce beer, but until now, there has been something missing from the state’s offerings. Steamboat represents the best of what Colorado has to offer in nearly every regard. We look forward to building a business and delivering products that make our city proud,” Fitzgerald said in the release.

Butcherknife plans to brew several varieties year-round for distribution by draft and in cans.

WE CRAFT BEER THAT MIRRORS OUR MISSION, TRADITION & LIFESTYLE.
AND WE WON’T STOP UNTIL WE BREW IT RIGHT.

The Butcherknife Brewing Company website contains alcohol-related content and you must be at least 21 years of age to enter. So tell us, are you old enough?

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