The groundbreaking was this (Monday) afternoon for the long-awaited Urban Moose Brewing Company in Sauk Rapids. Owner Roy Dodds says they've gutted the former American Legion building on Benton Drive, and he plans to be open by mid-summer.
The plan to bring a brewery to downtown Sauk Rapids is still being worked out, with a new location in mind. Roy Dodds, who owns Flying Pig Pizza, says he's entered into a purchase agreement to buy the former American Legion building on Benton Drive.
Plans to bring a new brewery to Sauk Rapids have been delayed. But, the owner says the project is still moving forward. Construction of the Urban Moose Brewing building was supposed to have been well underway by now.
The plan to bring a brewery to downtown Sauk Rapids took another step toward reality this (Monday) evening. The city council approved giving the land to the Sauk Rapids HRA, which will in turn sell it to the future owner of the brewery.
A new brewery is coming to Sauk Rapids. The owner of Flying Pig Pizza Company, Roy Dodds, says he is planning to open the Urban Moose Brewing Company. Dodds says, besides the brewery, he'll be moving Flying Pig Pizza to that location and adding several new menu options.