Last night, Denver City Council unanimously approved a request by the Vine Street Pub that would alter the zoning code and allow the place to brew its own beer on site.
From here, the request will go to Mayor John Hickenlooper, possibly as early as Friday, says Paul Nashak, managing partner for the Mountain Sun string of breweries, which includes Vine Street at 1700 Vine Street. Nashak has been trying to get brewery approval since opening the restaurant in May 2008.
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Mountain Sun plans to start out by brewing 3,500 barrels a year there, eventually movingup to 5,000 to 6,000.