Partners explore beer project at Tumwater’s historic brewhouse

A new partnership wants to redevelop the historic brewhouse in Tumwater and restore the site’s original purpose: Brewing beer.

Referred to as the Craft Brewing and Distilling Center, the proposal was announced Thursday as a key step in transforming the vacant area into an economic hub that generates jobs and tourism.

Public, Private Partners Explore Craft Brewing and Distillery Center at Former Tumwater Brewery Site

A commitment to explore redevelopment of the historic Tumwater Brewery site and facilities north of Custer Way, through creation of a Craft Brewing and Distilling Center was formalized this week.  The parties to this commitment have agreed to consider opportunities for public/private partnerships to redevelop the site and create the Craft Brewing and Distilling Center to benefit the industry and the local, regional, and state economies.