CASCADE LOCKS, OR— Thunder Island Brewing Co. will move onward and upward in 2020, with the construction of a new 10,000 sq. ft. purpose-built building that will showcase a 15-barrel custom system, a full restaurant, private event space, and views of the Columbia River and Cascade Mountain Range. The groundbreaking ceremony and festivities will take place in downtown Cascade Locks on the future Thunder Island site at 601 WaNaPa St., Cascade Locks, OR on Tuesday August 20, 2019 from 5:30pm to 7:30pm, construction is scheduled to begin immediately.
“It’s finally happening! I’m really excited about the new building.” says Dave Lipps, founder and owner of Thunder Island Brewing Co. “It’s been a long, long road to get to this point and this is going to be great for not only for business, but for our staff, but also for our community of Cascade Locks.”
Festivities will include an official “ground breaking” ceremony, followed by samples of Thunder Island beer, food by Executive Chef Billy Reid, Thunder Island merchandise and giveaways at this family-friendly event. All attendees will be entered to win an ultimate weekend in Cascade Locks in 2020 when the new building is completed, which includes a $150 gift card to spend at Thunder Island Brewing Co on food, beer and merchandise, an overnight stay at the Best Western Columbia River Inn and gift certificates to other Cascade Locks businesses.