A unique new craft beer store has opened in Cedar Rapids

A cool new shop filled with local produce has officially opened in Northeast Cedar Rapids!

Thanks to Facebook, we now know that Local craft cellar started welcoming customers to 7085 C Avenue NE! The store is right next to Bank Iowa in the same strip of buildings as Subway. It is owned and operated by Jason Wilkersonwho had a restaurant called Local craftsmanship on Center Point Road.

If you’re wondering what Local Craft Cellar is, the Facebook page Explain :

“Local Craft Cellar is a combination of an Iowa Goods Gift Shop featuring a variety of Iowa items of different categories with a large footprint of Iowa Craft Beers.

In addition to Iowa products, we also offer a fine selection of wines with a strong emphasis on mid to high level selections. Accessories and gift bags to accompany the wine are also available.

There will be a selection of spirits, highlighting whiskey and specialties. There’s also a selection in other spirit categories, including rum, tequila, vodka, gin, cordials, and more. We will also be offering fun and delicious mixers to accompany these spirits.

Some of the local products available include sauces from Lola’s fine spicy saucemeats of Edgewood Meat Rack, Hummus Oasis, Charcuterie La Querciagoods of Galena canning companycheese Milton Creamery LLC, leather products from Gravelroot Leatherbags of coffee Impact Coffee, and more. There are also non-alcoholic beers and spirits on the shelves.

If you want to check out Local Craft Cellar’s selection, there are a few things you should know before you visit. First of all, there is no cash on site, so you have to use a card for all purchases. At the moment there are no gift cards available, but they are “coming soon”. They also ask that all guests under the age of 21 be accompanied by a parent or guardian. With all the glass on the shelves, it’s not a great place for little ones.

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Andrew SchroederFacebook

Local Craft Cellar is currently doing a soft opening, so they haven’t set regular hours yet. Here is the schedule for the next few days:

Friday 05/27: 12 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Saturday 05/28: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Sunday 29/05: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Monday 05/30: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

They will announce their regular hours next Tuesday.

For more information about Local Craft Cellar, you can follow them on Facebook HERE.

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