Whoa, has it really been since March that I posted here? Whoops. I’ve been busy writing beer columns for The Advocate newspaper, that I let this blog slip. Sorry about that. Hopefully I’ll get more content up soon.
But good news for beer fans here in Baton Rouge, as a new brewery has announced its intentions to open in 2018. Check out their press release below:
Rally Cap Brewing Company to Begin Operations in Baton Rouge
New Facility to House Production Brewery and Taproom
BATON ROUGE, LA – November 28, 2017 – Rally Cap Brewing Company is proud to announce that it has secured a lease and will begin renovation of a property which will house its production brewery and taproom. The 9,400 sq. ft. facility is located in the Industriplex Area of Baton Rouge at 11212 Pennywood Ave.
Construction on the sports-themed brewery will begin this winter, with an opening planned for summer of 2018. The brewery will feature a 15 barrel brewing system designed to accommodate future growth, which is expected to include wholesale distribution. A 2,000 sq. ft. taproom, as well a sizeable outdoor patio area, will remain true to its original industrial design, but will also include a number of large screen UHD TVs designed to allow to guests to root for their favorite team while they enjoy a handcrafted beer.
Rally Cap Brewing was founded by Kevin Whalen, former Vice President of Casino Operations at L’Auberge Casino Hotel Baton Rouge. A long-time homebrewer, Whalen is anxious to contribute to the growing craft beer culture in the Baton Rouge Area, noting “our beer is ‘hand crafted for the home team’ and our home team is the Baton Rouge community”.
The tap room will feature a wide range of continually rotating beers, however Whalen considers Rally Cap to be a hop-centric brewery. “We love our hoppy beers, from the traditional West Coast IPA to the hazy juice bombs that have become incredibly popular. That being said, we plan to brew a wide variety of styles and expect all of our guests to be able to find a brew that fits their taste.” Whalen noted.
Rally Cap plans to document its journey from a brewery in planning to a fully operational brewery. Prior to the publication of its main website, the brewery will share regular updates on its blog – http://rallycapbrewingblog.com. Progress can also be followed on Rally Cap’s various social media accounts, including Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter, all using the handle @Rallycapbrewing.
Contact: Kevin Whalen, email@example.com
About Rally Cap Brewing Company:
Rally Cap Brewing Company is a brewery in planning in Baton Rouge. Upon its opening, Rally Cap will serve a wide variety of hand crafted beers for enjoyment on draft in the taproom or in crowlers and cans to take home.
Follow us on Facebook at https://facebook.com/RallyCapBrewing
Like us on Twitter and Instagram at @Rallycapbrewing