"Mollusk" a new brewpub by Epic Ales and Gastropod

We are expanding to a new highly accessible location on Dexter called Mollusk. It will have a 7 barrel brew house and seat 100 people.

About the campaign

As Seattle Natives, we believe that there is a serious lack of interesting bars and restaurants at a decent price point in town, especially in comparison to what we grew up with. With our experience at Epic Ales at Gastropod, we're excited to introduce a new concept called Mollusk, to bring diverse groups together to enjoy beers from different styles around the world, plus food that can happily feed vegetarians and meat lovers. It's a modern brew house, and our recent pop ups have been immensely popular.

We believe that people in Seattle care about the quality and innovation in the food and beverage world.

The impact this community loan will have on our business is both social and personal. Having our community officially voting with their dollars helps us build confidence in our ability to make Mollusk everything that it can be and more. And beyond that, we are excited to ask our community to take part in showing that small businesses can succeed and deliver value to their community through job creation and building the local economy. We're excited to employ more people who want to be part of this mission too.

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About Epic Ales

Epic Ales is owned and operated by Anthony Travis Kukull and Cody Lee Morris. It is a five year old company located in SODO. Gastropod is our brewpub which has been open for 2 years now. We are trying to raise capital for another brewpub located at 801 dexter ave north in Seattle. We are calling this brewpub Mollusk. It will have a 7 barrel brewery and seat 100.

We take risks to offer the community something new and different in brewing and in food.

Epic Ales was established in 2008, and is located in Seattle, WA.

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