Archive for July 2, 2019

Red Door will be moving its downtown taproom out of this space to a more visible spot on Central. (Photo courtesy of Red Door)

A few quiet months have passed for Red Door Brewing since the last announcement regarding a taproom. In this case, though, it is not a new taproom on deck, but a taproom on the move.

Confused? Well, we sat down with owner Matt Biggs and brewer Matt Meier to figure out just what is going on with the location at the corner of Gold and Fourth Street on the ground floor of the Simms Building.

“We decided we weren’t doing enough when it comes to taprooms, so we decided why not uproot and move another one?” Meier said.

He was joking. Sort of.

The taproom will be on the move to 509 Central Ave. NW, a block north and a block west of its current spot. The space was previously Zullo’s Bistro, and before that it was Blackbird Buvette.

“More people knew it as Blackbird, I think,” Biggs said. “That’s more of our (goal) as well, taking it back to that vibe, which was a real cool place to hang out, that was kind of trendy, but also really relaxed. It has a phenomenal patio.”

The most unique aspect of the spot has to do with licensing.

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