Work is under way on the interior of the new Thunder Canyon Brewery at 220 E. Broadway downtown. General manager Jason Schneider says the new pub will have 40 taps, and while beer will not be brewed there initially, plans are for that to happen as soon as possible.
After a round of golf, high school friends Rusty Soros, left, Rick Nakagaki and Mike Ryan share a meal and beer at the Thunder Canyon Brewery at the Foothills Mall, which has been serving its beer and pub grub for more than 14 years. Opening a second location downtown is planned for the fall.
With all the new joints billing themselves as gastropubs these days, it's easy to overlook the fact that a few places around town have been serving a variety of beer and pub grub for the past two decades.