Starr Hill Brewery visits Lynchburg to give community taste before 2020 opening
LYNCHBURG, Va. - Starr Hill Brewery folks are in Lynchburg giving people a little taste of what the craft beer maker has to offer. A week after announcing it will be expanding to the Hill City, city leaders gathered at the new location on 1300 Main St. to welcome the business to the area. Starr Hill officials say they've been looking for a new location in Lynchburg for three years. We had a hunch that Lynchburg was really itching for a brewery downtown and I think we were right," said Robbie O' Cain, brewmaster for Starr Hill Brewery. Starr Hill held a meet and greet for community members at the Glass House on Jefferson Street.
Craft breweries expand in downtown Lynchburg despite Main Street construction
LYNCHBURG, Va. - Starr Hill Brewery is expanding to Lynchburg and set to open in early 2020 as Starr Hill on Main. Despite the two-year-long construction on Main Street, Ashley Kreshner with Downtown Lynchburg Association said businesses will continue to pop up. Read below a statement from Deputy City Manager, Reid Wodicka about Starr Hill Brewery's expansion:"The City of Lynchburg is so pleased that Starr Hill Brewery will be joining the Lynchburg community. This new addition will invite even more people to visit and enjoy downtown Lynchburg and will benefit the entire Lynchburg area by serving as yet another important attraction for our community. The Citys Economic Development and Tourism staff have been working hand-in-hand with Starr Hill to make this investment a reality in the Hill City.