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New Brewery draws buzz, offers taste of Two Rivers history

Cool City Brewing Company is a newer spot in Two Rivers that's getting a lot of buzz. The former bank has been transformed into a restaurant, brewery and coffee shop.
Cool City Brewery opens in downtown Rivers
Posted at 3:45 AM, Mar 31, 2023
and last updated 2023-03-31 11:46:13-04

TWO RIVERS (NBC 26) — A new brewery is drawing new buzz in downtown Two Rivers.

Cool City Brewing Company held its soft opening in December, and the owners hosted their official grand-opening ceremony at the beginning of March.

The former bank has been transformed into a restaurant, a brewery and a coffee shop after sitting vacant for a few years.

Cool City Brewing Company offers a number of in-house drinks and a full bar.

Cool City Brewing founder Gina Krahn says she's excited the community can finally see what they've been working on, since plans were pushed back during the pandemic.

"We went through every roller coaster to get this place up and running. It's been a long time in the making, but now that we're open, it certainly has been well-received by the community, and people have embraced us. We're super grateful. It's so far so good," Krahn said.

Krahn says they specialize in flightsand shareable comfort food that's served in a creative way.

Cool City Brewing Company offers sharable comfort food

Despite the new brewery's buzz and amenities, the owners have kept a lot from the old bank and incorporated it into their design.

They decided to keep their teller window, and it's been transformed into a drive-thru window for customers looking to buy coffee. You can even host special events in The Vault where the old bank's vault has been transformed into a special party room.