Moeller Brew Barn to build new facility in Piqua

PIQUA — Moeller Brew Barn is announcing plans to build a new production facility in Piqua.

Owners said they plans to build a 30,000 square-foot building on a 16-acre site located along I-75.

The facility will be capable of producing 25,000 barrels per year. Officials said there is potential to add capacity in the future.

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According to a release, the location will offer tours and a tasting room.

Anthony Scott, co-owner of Moeller Brew Barn, said the facility is a “long term plan” for the company.

“Our distribution sales throughout Ohio have seen rapid growth. We’ve been very successful with our contract distributors – Bonbright Distributors, Bobby Fisher Distributing, and NWO Beverage Inc. – so we can support this next step. The ongoing partnership with the city of Piqua and iPiqua made this an easy decision,” Scott said.

City of Piqua Community and Economic Development Director, Chris Schmiesing said the construction of the facility “represents a sizable investment in the community.”

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Schmiesing noted that the building will create new job opportunities for the community. A release stated that 20 to 25 people are expected to be employed at the facility full-time by the end of its first year.

Nick Moeller, co-owner of Moeller Brew Barn, said the building’s design will showcase the brewery, but will also “have a lot more to offer.”

A projected open date has not been released yet.