Eat + Drink

January 10, 2013

Fifty Fifty Brewing Company’s Plans for Growth

Who doesn’t love beer? Wait, don’t answer that, I don’t want to know. Let me rephrase it, who doesn’t love Fifty Fifty beer? My personal favorite is the Rockslide IPA, although more than two pints, and I won’t remember the evening. But I digress.

I sat down yesterday with Alicia Barr, co-owner of Fifty Fifty Brewing Company, over a pint of Rockslide to discuss her thoughts on becoming Truckee’s newest councilwoman (more on that later), and talk turned to the big things planned for Fifty Fifty.

Maybe you’ve heard the rumors or seen the big sign as you enter the parking lot at the Rock, but it’s true, Fifty Fifty is planning to break ground on a new three-story, 21,000 square foot building this May. The new building will be just across the parking lot from their existing location, next to the Ponderosa Golf Course. Its primary purpose is to serve as a larger brewery and production center (the existing restaurant and brewery will stay as it is, with the current facility becoming more of a boutique brewing space for smaller and more specialized brews).

The brewery plans to greatly expand its production abilities so that it can initially produce and distribute a draught pale ale around Truckee and

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