Tuesday, November 10, 2009

Dead Canary? Doodle?

I'm looking to someone who keeps up on these things better than I:

Have you heard anything new about the progress at Dead Canary Brewing or Doodle Brewing?

For those who don't know, Dead Canary was started by two women who work at Flying Saucer and have done extensive homebrewing. According to their blog, they have built a space in the West Bottoms that includes an upstairs taproom and dodgeball/beer pong facilities.

They've met with Adam Avery of the badass Avery Brewing Company to discuss both the beer and the business side of things. Unfortunately, that was in January - and that was their last post on the blog.

As for Doodle Brewing, a former 75th Street brewer who has worked in the craft beer industry for over 6 years (including a stop at Harpoon in Boston) planned to open a brewery in Liberty.

Doodle's blog hasn't been updated since July 24th, at which point he was fully financed, construction was 99% done, test batches had been approved, and he hoped to have beer for sale in KS and/or MO by August.

Any news on either of these ventures?


John said...

Dead Canary is, well, dead.

I think Doodle is just facing unexpected delays (which are of course, expected).

Bull E. Vard said...

Dead Canary is gone. Where did you hear the canary girls worked at the Saucer? I never heard that, I thought they were in education or something like that.

I don't know much about Doodle other than to speculate that getting all the appropriate licenses to brew and sell beer can take forever.

John said...

They both still work at the Saucer, or did recently.

JJSKCK said...

Thanks for the updates.

smh said...

Has anyone heard anything more recent?

JJSKCK said...

Nothing new. Dead Canary is still dead, and Doodle appears to have fallen off.

smh said...

That's a shame. I'd love to build a beer culture here to rival Colorado.