“That bench right there – just finished buiding that an hour ago”

The full story is available where originally written at New School Beer.

Mt Tabor Brewing’s owner Eric Surface has been hard at work building something special for the Felida neighborhood in NW Vancouver, Washington. It’s his own neighborhood where friends and family are close by. His kids go to school here. He’s coached youth teams here. Everyone here knows Eric.

But the neighborhood is also a special place for Mt Tabor’s new restaurant and pilot brewery to reside. A 2.4 mile drive from the front door to 78th Street features nothing but housing – most of it new development. Another 1.3 miles up 99th Street and you end up at Hazel Dell Avenue, where Railside Brewing sits. In a time when breweries seem to be opening across the street from each other, that’s a broad expanse of housing between breweries. That is to say, Mt Tabor is needed right where they are.

The new restaurant and brewery is set to open this weekend¬†and will join Heathen’s Feral Public House, Railside Brewing, Victor-23 Craft Brewery, and the new Hopworks Urban Brewery as the only breweries (of the 12 in Vancouver) that feature a full kitchen and menu–others offer some small plates, snacks or outside food vendors…

Read the rest and see more pics of the space at New School Beer!