Tuesday, August 04, 2009

One Less Option for St. George

It looks like your craft beer options in St. George just got a little more bleak. Sizzling Platter Incorporated, the parent company that owns Ruby River Steakhouse has closed it's St. George location as well as their Idaho Falls & Boise restaurants. Company officials cite the struggling economy for the necessary cuts.

Even though the St. George location never brewed on site; they had their beer shipped down from the main brewery in Ogden. It's still sad that beer lovers in southern Utah have one less option.

I recommend checking out Zion Canyon Brewing regardless. ZCBC is located in Springdale Utah, just outside of Zion National Park. It's about a 45 min drive outside of St. George and they're beer is available thought southern Utah. Cheers!

6 comments:

DCSTEELE said...

On the bright side, for Ruby River Brewery, they have free kegs and are for the first time starting distribution locally around Ogden. Brewer Rob Bunn has been turning out some great tasting beers from an old school direct fire brewhouse.

Douglas said...

But, and correct me if I am wrong, the Ruby River in SLC doesn't have any Ruby River beer right? I asked them once and they never heard of Ruby River brewing beer, I've only seen them at the Ogden place.

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DCSteele said...

You were told incorrectly, new server maybe? But, they do carry Ruby River Beers at all the Ruby Steakhouse locations. Their Porter is a great English brown porter.

Oh, I also said they have free kegs...um no, not free, they have empty kegs ready for new locations. Sorry

Douglas said...

Thanks Donovan.

moskito said...

Are there any home brew supply stores in St George? Or even a place to purchase yeast?