DOUBLE DUTY: Brewer Patrick Cowan pours a beer at the Blue Canoe taproom.
Blue Canoe Brewing Co
. is opening a 20,000-square-foot brewing and gaming space at 1637 E. 15th St., the old PC Hardware warehouse. Macie Fellows, who described herself as a “brand ambassador,” said the space
, which Blue Canoe has remodeled “from the ground up,” will be Blue Canoe’s primary brewery. The Blue Canoe taproom at 425 E. Third St. will remain open. Fellows said Blue Canoe hopes to open the new space before October is out — it all depends on Alcohol Beverage Control action — but whenever it opens it will be “fully interactive” indoors and in the outdoor pavilion, with pool, shuffleboard and foosball tables, Pac-Man games, Baggo, horseshoes, Giant Jenga
and darts. Food trucks, in rotation
, will provide the chow; there won’t be a kitchen at the Blue Canoe east. The brewery will be open for tours, tastings and private events. Next spring, Fellows said, Blue Canoe hopes to create a beer garden. Blue Canoe brews Razorback Rye P.A., Whittler Milk Stout, 4 X 4 pale ale, Lazy River Table Beer and seasonals like its Wolf Trail Irish Red. Hours are 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday, 4 p.m. to 11 p.m. Friday, noon to 11 p.m. Saturday and noon to 8 p.m. Sunday.