The beer was pouring at Liquid Hero Brewery Thursday night. Into pint glasses that is.
The 50 E. North St. brewery was approved for a brewery pub license by the state liquor control board Wednesday, allowing beer to sold by the pint, said Christian Quinlivan, one of three owners of the business.
The license requires that the pub sell at least one food item. Liquid Hero sells a combo meal of a hot dog and potato chips.
"We don't know how to run a huge kitchen, so we did hot dogs," Quinlivan said.
But the menu could expand in time, as could the hours.
Only open Thursday through Sunday now, the pub will be open during home York Revolution games to pull in people who are going to and leaving games, said Matt DePrato, a co-owner.
On tap: Liquid Hero was operating under a manufacturer permit, which allowed them to make beer and sell it to go.
Rick Heckman of Windsor said he likes that he can now enjoy a pint at the brewery.
"It definitely makes it nice to sit here and have one," he said.
The pub features tables and a traditional bar. Patrons can see where and how the beer is made as they drink in the seating area.
DePrato said televisions will likely be added to top off the pub setting, and live music will also be featured.
Liquid Hero opened in October and quickly became a beer-drinkers' favorite.
Its various brews can be found at 12 local restaurants ,and Quinlivan said the brewery will continue to supply the establishments.
"If we can keep up with them," he joked.
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