A California-based brewery that produces a "hard" version of a popular drink is expanding to Boston.
According to a licensing board hearing page within the city's website from September, Flying Embers is seeking a Farmer Brewery Pouring License for a brewery and taproom in Roxbury, with the facility being within a building on Hampden Street that had been home to Backlash Beer Co. until closing its taproom around the end of 2019 or the beginning of 2020. The hearing notice mentions that the space would include a brewing area, a ground-floor seating area and a taproom on a mezzanine along with that appears to be three separate patios. Based on the products made at its brewery in Ventura, the taproom will offer both hard kombucha and hard seltzer drinks.
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The address for the proposed location of Flying Embers is 152 Hampden Street, Roxbury, MA, 02119. The website for the company can be found at https://www.flyingembers.com/
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