Torrent Brewing Company

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  1. CyCrazy

    CyCrazy Well-Known Member

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    They are coming to Ames. Bought a building on 504 Burnett. Schaweet!
     
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    Who cares. You're still ugly.
     
  3. CyCrazy

    CyCrazy Well-Known Member

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    Please, you would take me home. Also coming from a guy that lives in Sewer City, laffy.
     
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    You know it.


    So whats this place about? Their website is under construction. I assume the micro brew, but what kind of food? Typical burger joint?
     
  5. mtowncyclone13

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    Am I the only one over the microbrew craze?
     
  6. Cycsk

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    So, who is behind this? It seems very local, but I haven't heard of it. Are they an off-shoot of Old Main? Looks like their place will be only a short block away.
     
  7. CyCrazy

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    No idea on food but there FB page said they will have a brewery and a taproom. I would assume they would eventually have some type of food whether it be just apps or a full menu.
     
  8. capitalcityguy

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    It is not going anywhere anytime soon.
     
  9. capitalcityguy

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    Where's Bruno when you need him?
     
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    Apparently so.

    But I do think this space will soon be overbuilt like any hot and profitable industry. Then the poor and weak will start to get weeded out. As more and more microbrews popup it seems that there is more and more "average tasting" beer out there.
     
  12. Cycsk

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  13. cyclone87

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    Awesome, can't wait to try their beer out once its opened. Also like the fact that its downtown and will repurpose a previously vacant building.
     
  14. theantiAIRBHG

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    It's cool man, someone needs to drink up the Bud Light..
     
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    No. I didn't have anything against micro brews until I went to my local supermarket liquor dept and couldn't find my Konig Ludwig Weissbier. It (and a bunch of other German and Belgian beer) was gone...GONE. They'd been replaced with a buncha **** from Oregon or Colorado or some dooshy hippie place.
     
  17. Cycsk

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    Hope they have a good business plan. The combination of a brewery and restaurant seems like a good business concept for Old Main. Torrent is starting as a true tap house, having food vendors rotate in. Hope there is enough money in that for them.
     
  18. cyclone87

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    Probably depends on how good their product is, if their beer is really good I would think they will have no problem drawing enough people in. Also wonder if they will distribute to retailers?
     
  19. theantiAIRBHG

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    I think you almost have to distribute to retailers anymore, right? Even if in low volume. Something is better than nothing.
     
  20. cyclone87

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    I would think so too, just wondering if anyone knew anything.
     

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