Atlanta brewery buys Green Flash equipment; hints new taproom

Green Flash Brewery in Virginia Beach closed its doors on Monday, March 26, 2018 (Derek Mason/Southside Daily)
Green Flash Brewery in Virginia Beach closed its doors on Monday, March 26, 2018 (Southside Daily)

VIRGINIA BEACH — In March, Green Flash brewery in Virginia Beach closed and put its brewing equipment up for sale.

That equipment has been bought by Atlanta-based New Realm Brewing Company, according to a company representative.

New Realm is currently exploring options for the location of the equipment and a potential new taproom, according to a news release from the company.

It has not been confirmed whether that new taproom will be located in Virginia Beach.

Related story: Green Flash looks for head brewer in Virginia Beach

The head of the New Realm viewed Green Flash’s demise as a chance for growth.

“This equipment presents an incredible opportunity to expand our capacity in a meaningful way while staying committed to our roots,” said Carey Falcone, CEO and co-founder of New Realm. 

New Realm Brewing Company is an American craft brewery started in 2016 by co-founders Carey Falcone, Bob Powers and Mitch Steele and headquartered in Atlanta.

New Realm beers are currently only available in Georgia; at its Beltline brewery and restaurant, as well as bars throughout Atlanta and select retail locations in the state.

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