Winter Park's Brewstillery moving to downtown Orlando as part of new food truck park

Winter Park's Brewstillery moving to downtown Orlando as part of new food truck park
Photo courtesy the Bear & Peacock/Facebook
A warehouse space in downtown Orlando's Creative Village is set to become the site of a big new brewery operation and food truck park, opening as soon as the fall.

The Bear & Peacock Brewery and Winter Park Distilling Company, partners at the combo brewery/distillery/taproom Brewstillery in Winter Park, will be moving house downtown for this project.

The current plan is for the site to host both an expanded version of the Brewstillery — serving distilled spirits, craft beers and food — as well as a food truck park/beer garden, all within a stone's throw of both UCF's downtown campus and Exploria Stadium.

“The new location … will allow our craft distillery and brewery to reach a much larger audience while remaining loyal and accessible to our existing fans,” an ebullient Paul Twyford, Winter Park Distilling Company and Bear and Peacock Brewery co-founder, said to the

The ambitious repurposing of  the 15,500+ square-foot warehouse at 639 W. Robinson St. is going before the City’s Municipal Planning Board on April 20, according to Bungalower.

City approval might be an academic point though, as a pre-screening review in February gained the project a thumbs-up, and the Brewstillery has confirmed it will be closing the doors to its current Winter Park digs on April 25, after nearly a decade of slinging suds and spirits.

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