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Half Acre's Retail Store Up and Running

By Chuck Sudo in Food on Oct 19, 2009 6:00PM

Back when we visited Half Acre's Lincoln Square brewery in April, one of the construction projects still in progress was the buildout of a retail space. Gabriel Magliaro's plans were to have an in-wall draft system featuring Half Acre selections, special brews and guest beers; bottles and merchandise.

Earlier this month, Half Acre opened up the now complete retail operation. Magliaro and company are offering tours of the brewery at 5 p.m. Fridays and throughout the day Saturday. We also purchased a growler of "Buckingham Green," an amber session ale, for $12. Half Acre is using 2-liter Ball jars as their growlers, which will be great for canning or pickling later.