ST LOUIS (KSDK) - A St. Louis-based team plans to open its first brewery in Lakeland, Florida.
Brew Hub would offer full brewing, packaging, distribution and selling services for craft brands that are constrained.
Construction on the Lakeland brewery is expected to begin in April. The site will operate as a central distribution facility for craft brewers beginning in fall 2013. The Lakeland facility will deliver beer to wholesalers throughout Florida and the Southeast and will begin brewing beer in summer 2014.
The company plans to have five breweries located throughout the country that will cater to craft breweries. Specific markets will be determined based on demand.
Brew Hub was founded by a team of former Anheuser-Busch executives led by Tim Schoen. Schoen, CEO, Jerry Mullane, President and Mark Greenspahn, Vice President of Operations. Brew Hub is supported by financing from The Yucaipa Companies of Los Angeles.