John Curtis and Kyle Smyth, owners of Intracoastal Brewing Company.

New brewery in Eau Gallie Arts District creates buzz

September 30, 2013 | Category: Uncategorized

Written by Katie Parsons For FLORIDA TODAY

The grand opening of Intracoastal Brewing Company is Friday, but Brevard’s newest brewery already has residents buzzing.

The Facebook page has nearly 1,200 likes and its timeline is filled with photos of locals enjoying craft beer and rave reviews.

All the hype has part-owner John Curtis feeling confident about his first venture into the brewing business. He says he has already learned a few things about breweries in doing the research to open his own.

“Breweries tend to be in industrial areas and are destinations for craft beer drinkers,” Curtis, a Melbourne native, said. “We wanted our place to have that feel, but still be visible and easily accessible to the general public.”

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