Bent Rail opens with plans for charcuterie

Feb 11th, 2015 | by Eat Drink Indy | Craft beer, News, Restaurants

So this is cool… Not only has Bent Rail Brewery opened at 53rd and Winthrop, but chef/co-owner Craig Baker says that he has signed up Portland’s Mike Jennings of Chop Butchery & Charcuterie for a position with Bent Rail.

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Bent Rail Brewing has opened at 5301 Winthrop Ave.

“He’s going to be our charcuterie guy,” said Baker, who envisions a room dedicated to crafting cured meats and sausages within the spacious Bent Rail building.

Lok for a charcuterie room to be built within the new Bent Rail Brewery.

Look for a charcuterie room to be built within the new Bent Rail Brewery.

There certainly seems to be room.

Although the building already houses a kitchen, tanks for brewing beer (which will start up this spring), a growler fill station, a bar area with a pool table, a family dining area with a pinball machine and Pac-Man, it’s a 12,000-square-foot space, so it’s still plenty roomy.– Jolene Ketzenberger

 

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