Tempe's Pedal Haus Brewery will close this summer for three months to undergo extensive renovations.
The brewery will be closed from June 27 to September 26. A grand opening is planned for early October.
Owner Julian Wright said the changes will allow the brewery to make more beer and better cater to Tempe's late-night crowd.
So, what's changing?
Pedal Haus Brewery
As part of the renovations, Pedal Haus will be adding more brewery tanks to increase the amount of beer it can produce. When all is said and done, it will be able to produce around 1,600 gallons of beer a week.
Currently, the brewery produces just over 400 gallons a week. There will be 12 to 14 brews on tap at all times.
THE MENU: PIZZA AND FLATBREADS
The menu will also be getting a facelift. There will be a menu for the day crowd and then a "selective bar" menu for evening crowd. The brewery is also planning to add a brick pizza oven for flatbreads using leftover grain from the brewing process. There will be more beer-infused dishes, slow-cooked meats and oven-roasted items.
A PATIO FOR THE LATE-NIGHT CROWD
The 6,000-square-foot patio will be turned into a "beer garden oasis." Five community bungalows will be added. Each will have a fireplace and be able to seat 10-20 people. There will be popular outdoor games, like ping pong, cornhole and ladderball, as well as TVs to watch the game.
Everyone wants to be a part of the brewing process. Pedal Haus will move its fermentation tanks to a more central location in the dining room so guests can watch beer being made. The brewery will also offer tours of the facility.
SMALLER, MORE INTIMATE DINING ROOM
The dining room has been downsized to make room for the increased beer production, but it has also been redesigned. The restaurant will be darker and resemble a pub-like feel. Designer Kimberly Harris of Studio K has been brought on to help with the project.
IF YOU GO:
Pedal Haus Brewery, 730 S. Mill Avenue, Tempe