ADVERTISEMENT

Industry All Access Exclusive

Putting the Room in Taproom: Hospitality Design with Space to Breathe

Two years of pandemic have altered hospitality and the beer industry in meaningful ways. Here’s a look at how COVID has—and hasn’t—shifted taproom architecture and design.

Kate Bernot Mar 28, 2022 - 9 min read

Putting the Room in Taproom: Hospitality Design with Space to Breathe Primary Image

At Lawson’s Finest Liquids in Waitsfield, Vermont, bike racks and wetland boardwalks encourage outdoor recreation and socializing. In more urban environments, parking lots and alleyways have proven to be valuable gathering spaces. Photo: Courtesy Lawson’s Finest Liquids.

Subscribe today to listen to this article.

The COVID-19 pandemic hasn’t yet been fully vanquished—and nobody knows when the next spiky variant might appear—but many drinkers are enjoying the much-anticipated “return to normal” anyway. They’re also enjoying the return to brewery taprooms that are, in many ways, different than they were two years ago. And new ones are likely to be planned with different considerations than before.

Access All of the Brewing Industry Guide

Subscribe today to access all of the in-depth brewing stories & advice you won't find anywhere else (including this article). Subscription includes unlimited access to every brewing report, brewing course (60+), article, video (55+), magazine issue (40+), and more.

ARTICLES FOR YOU