Bad Jimmy’s Progress Update

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Back in February, I told you about another new craft brewery coming to Seattle’s Ballard neighborhood.  That brewery is called Bad Jimmy’s Brewing Company, and they’ve been making some great progress in preparation for their opening.

It takes quite a bit of work to launch a brewery.  Starting with an empty space, you usually need to add plumbing, refrigeration, fermentation tanks, your brewing system, etc., and there are several city licensing requirements and inspections you must pass as well before you can open your doors to the public.  At this point, Bad Jimmy’s has passed the majority of licensing hurdles and are now deep into the ‘build out’ of the brewery.  The bar is in place, the back bar is just about finished and their brewing system should be arriving any day now, at which point they can get going on brewing their initial batches in preparation for opening day.

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Bad Jimmy’s Brewing Co. Opening In Ballard This April

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Ballard is fast becoming Seattle’s ‘brewery district’.  With so many breweries already in the area, including: Hales, Maritime Pacific, Northwest Peaks, Peddler (coming soon), Populuxe (coming soon), Reubens and Urban Family, you can’t throw a stone in Ballard without fear of breaking a beer glass.  Continuing that trend is Seattle’s newest brewery on the block, Bad Jimmy’s Brewing Company, which is set to open on Leary Way in Ballard this April.

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