It’s official: The Alamo Beer Company brewery is finally open.
Alamo Beer Company’s $8-million brewing facility on the near Eastside of San Antonio hosted a symbolic ribbon-cutting ceremony Friday morning to mark the beginning of production, which will start later this month.
Details matter, at least in the eyes of Alamo Beer Company President Eugene Simor.
The trial judge in the lawsuit that grew out of the City of San Antonio’s land sale for the Alamo Brewery Development in Dignowity Hill delayed a final ruling on Thursday, pleading a full docket and the need to review applicable law.
A civil jury considering the Hays Street Bridge Restoration Group’s lawsuit against the City of San Antonio for what it said was a breached contract to turn a 1.7 acre parcel at 803 N. Cherry St into a public park ended in a confused split verdict on Friday.
The Hays Street Bridge trial continued on Wednesday with opening statements from lawyers representing the City of San Antonio and the Hays Street Bridge Restoration Group about the City’s sale of a 1.7-acre property near the historic Eastside bridge to Alamo Beer Co. to build a brewery.
Neither hell, high water nor near-freezing temperatures could derail the Alamo Beer Company groundbreaking this morning.
“It’s been 10 years,” said Eugene Simor, founder of Alamo Beer Company, “and it’s been a lot of blood, sweat, and beers.”
The San Antonio-based brewing operation celebrated its 10th anniversary at Bombay Bicycle Club on Tuesday night.
As a native of San Antonio who’s had the privilege to work internationally and study in New York and Los Angeles, I feel obligated to share my insight into a potentially vibrant part of town that’s been underrepresented until recently.