SalemNews.com, Salem, MA

Business

February 26, 2014

Ipswich Ale's brew pub opening set for Nov. 1

IPSWICH — Ipswich Ale’s long-discussed plan to open a brew pub downtown has stirred a lot of interest over the years. Now, it seems about to become a reality.

Rob Martin, president and owner of Ipswich Ale, said a restaurant partner has been hired, and the pub is expected to open by Nov. 1.

He said the restaurant will have about 120 seats, but an architect is still drawing up plans. The space will offer nearly panoramic views of the production inside the brewery. The space is ready for construction to start once the plans are finalized.

“They will be able to look out and see what is going on,” Martin said. “They will be able to see the whole operation.”

As for the food, Martin said the restaurant will offer fare more “higher end” than a typical pub.

“Everything that goes well with our beer,” he said of the menu.

For drinks, the pub will offer all the beers brewed in the facility, including about eight different microbrews that are produced there.

“I think Ipswich Ale, especially on the North Shore, has become a favorite local brewer that people feel a sense of pride when they are drinking,” Martin said.

Steve Argersinger, president of the Ipswich Chamber of Commerce, said the new brew pub will be a boost to the downtown and help draw newcomers to town.

 

 

 

1
Text Only | Photo Reprints
Business

AP Video
Escaping Email: Inspired Vision or Pipe Dream? US Employers Add 209K Jobs, Rate 6.2 Pct US Stocks Plunge, Wiping Out July's Gains Looming Demand Could Undercut Flight Safety Six Indicted in StubHub Hacking Scheme Trump: DC Hotel Will Be Among World's Best AP Review: Amazon Fire Adds Spark to Smartphones All Aboard! LIRR Strike Averted Microsoft to Cut Up to 18,000 Jobs Time Warner Rejects Murdoch's Takeover Bid Yellen Says Economy Still Needs Fed Support Cleveland Expects Economic Boom From Lebron Justice Dept. Fines Citigroup $7 Billion Justice Dept. Fines Citigroup $7 Billion Downside of Low Mortgage Rates? Less Selling Cupcake Shop Crumbs Shuttering All Its Stores San Francisco Prepares for Soda Battle Dow Breaks Record 17,000
NDN Video
Under Armour Launches Biggest Women's Campaign with Inspiring Ad NYPD chokehold death of Eric Garner was homicide: medical examiner Christina Aguilera Pulls a Demi Moore! Man with no arms throws first pitch Chapter Two: Composing for a film in retirement Is Justin Bieber Dating a Model? Guardians of the Galaxy (Trailer) 'Sharknado 2:' Hottest Memes Surfing The Net Snoop Dogg Narrating Animal Footage Is Perfect Raw: Obama Gets Hug From Special Olympian Recapping a Blockbuster MLB Trade Deadline Tigers Acquire David Price - @TheBuzzeronFOX Russell Brand Slams Sean Hannity Over Gaza Conflict Segment Woman's Dive Goes Terribly Wrong Brian Williams Reports on Daughter Allison Williams' 'Peter Pan' Casting News Did Jimmy Fallon Look Up Heidi Klum's Dress? What Drama? Miranda Kerr Poses Topless Plane crashes in San Diego Costco parking lot Justin Bieber Takes To Instagram To Diss Orlando Bloom You Won't Believe the Celeb Cameos in "Sharknado 2"
Comments Trcker