Two new brewpubs are opening in North Texas from Bruce Conti, 0ne of the unique founders of Wild Acre Brewing, and his new beer staff. Conti plans to take over the Camp Bowie Wild Acre house and switch it into Boozie’s Brewery & Gourmand Sandwiches. He’s additionally opening Boozie’s Brewery & TX Fare in Fairview.
This new Fairview spot is the fruition of the beer paradise that Wild Acre was engaged on earlier than it was bought by Bishop Cider (a sale first reported on by PaperCity Fort Value final Might).
Wild Acre chef David Hollister will stay on (now in a partnership function) on the new Boozie’s Brewery, which already plans enlargement. Conti and Hollister have additionally added Chip Stroup to the staff. There’s loads of historical past between Hollister and Stroup.
“He was my previous director of operations from my years at Fuel Monkey Bar & Grill,” David Hollister says of Stroup. “Plus, we employed a brand new brewer. The Wild Acre faucets will come off and Boozie Beers will go on.”
The brand new beers might be conceived by Bobby Mullins of the previous Armadillo Ale Works in Denton. Each Boozie’s will carry a artistic and informal menu crafted by Hollister and brew in-house with gear already put in. The Fort Value and Fairview brew palaces may also each embody a full bar with artful cocktails from a mixologist. Add signature root beer and, if all goes to plan, some craft sodas too.
Bruce Conti owns the constructing at 6479 Camp Bowie Boulevard that the Fort Value Boozie’s will name residence. This was the house that Wild Acre deliberate to open within the coronary heart of the COVID shutdowns in March 2020. Conti is transferring forward and sticking with the kitschy mural of Nicolas Cage from Elevating Arizona that dominates the house’s again wall. Hollister can be an completed novice photographer — and his pictures of him might be featured on the partitions of the brand new Fort Value Boozie’s too.
Hollister says the staff is within the strategy of including a inexperienced house/recreation garden in entrance of the present patio. The menu will function his house-made soups and sandwiches. Anticipate a beer grilled cheese and different artistic spins. One Hollister sandwich rolled out this week is crammed with jalapeno poppers. We’ll see if it turns into a fan favourite as properly.
The chef photographer additionally hints that you just may see bangers and mash on the menu quickly too.
“Fairview might be extra Texas delicacies,” Hollister tells PaperCity Fort Value. “I am doing a sourdough breaded rooster fried steak, impressed by my time working with Grady Spears. There might be a larded pork chop in addition to recent churros.
“It will likely be Texas with a touch of Latin taste.”
There additionally might be ceviche and tomatillo verde soup on the Boozie’s menu.
To Greater Boozie’s
The Fairview location is way more expansive, measuring in at round 7000 sq. toes, and the Boozie’s staff plans to play on the phrase honest/fare full tilt. Whereas the brewpub might be generally known as Boozie’s Brewery & TX Fare, there might be black and white images Hollister took of ferris wheels and different honest associated photos. Plus, as a substitute of costs subsequent to gadgets on the menus, you discover the “fare” you may pay for every merchandise.
“It is a heat house with darkish woods, walnut tables and rock flooring,” Hollister notes. “So the black and white images might be a pleasant stability.”
Boozie’s is arriving in a pair, but it surely might simply be getting began.
“These would be the first two areas for Boozie’s,” Hollister says. “We’re additionally contemplating totally different concepts like one that’s extra burgers and brats oriented — and one other as extra of a dwell music smokehouse sooner or later.”
The Fairview Boozie’s is anticipated to open first, adopted by the transition of the Camp Bowie house, which needs to be full later this fall.