Posted June 30, 2017
Collective Arts takes full ownership of Arts & Science Brewing
Hamilton – The joint venture between Collective Arts Brewing Co. and Nickel Brook Brewing Co. that was formed in May 2017 – Arts & Science Brewing – is now fully owned and operated by Collective Arts, the brewery said today.
“We have worked harmoniously for two years, but we both recognized that long term, both breweries need their own place to call home,” explains Matt Johnston, Collective Arts CEO. “The current Arts & Science staff will remain in the same positions, and will be transferring over to become Collective Arts Employees.”
Nickel Brook beers will continue to be brewed at the Hamilton facility for the next two years, while the brewery locates a new brewing facility in the Niagara Region.
Brewmaster Ryan Morrow will remain at both companies.
According to the announcement, Collective Arts Collective Arts is working on a larger taproom and hospitality centre for its Hamilton location.