Plan B Brewing to Close Next Year

SMITHERS, BCPlan B Brewing owner Mark Gillis has announced in his latest newsletter that the award-winning nano-brewery will be closing its doors in early 2013.

From the announcement:

For the past three-and-a-half years, I have spent my time operating Plan B Brewing, crafting a variety of beers. I’ve tremendously enjoyed creating the brews and meeting all of you. After a long decision making process and weighing my options, I have decided to close Plan B Brewing in early 2013. The reasons are many and when everything is looked at together the best option for me is to close the brewery. I know most of you will be saddened by this news but, while it is an extremely tough decision, I know that this is what’s best for myself and my family.

The newsletter goes on to note that the beers currently in stock – including the recently released Bugwood Espresso Porter, brewed in collaboration with local cafe Bugwood Bean – will continue to be sold while supplies last. The brewery shop will be operating on slightly reduced hours, and Gillis expects all stock to be depleted by early January.

For more details, see the full announcement on the Plan B website.

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