PHOENIX, AZ — A family-owned enterprise from Colorado is tapping into the Valley with a hard-seltzer taproom! That’s proper, Elevated Seltzer simply opened and is prepared serve-up new drinks and meals close to seventh Road and Bethany Dwelling Street.
“It’s a taproom, but it surely does have a restaurant,” mentioned Warren Wooden, Founder & CMO of Elevated Seltzer, in an interview with ABC15. “The restaurant is an enormous a part of it, we now have an government chef, Luis Gomez… he actually took his historical past of in every single place he’s lived, in every single place he’s been and he put it on this menu the place we now have meals from all throughout the phrase. He’s obtained dishes that characteristic [even] Brazilian delicacies.”
In response to Wooden, all of the seltzers at Elevated Seltzer are gluten free, 100% pure, GMO free, comprise zero sugars and nil carbs.
“We have now actually made one thing distinctive…each one in all our cocktails that we now have, makes use of one in all our laborious seltzers,” mentioned Warren Wooden. “You may nonetheless get a Jack & Coke — in order for you, we’re not going to detour you from that — however we now have about 15 totally different signature cocktails that every one makes use of laborious seltzer.”
FAMILY BUSINESS WITH A DIFFERENT ALCOHOL
Protected to say that the craft-beer enterprise runs within the Wooden household. In response to Warren, his mother and father embarked into this business with a brewery in Colorado again in 2002.
“We’ve been doing these things since we had been children. After I was 12 and he was 7 [years-old], that was our first publicity to the business — we didn’t drink after all — however from doing every little thing with our mother and father that’s the place we go all of our expertise from,” mentioned Warren Wooden.
Because the brothers obtained older, they each realized that the craft-beer market in Colorado “was very saturated”, in order that they determined to enter a special route — the Seltzer idea.
“By switching to laborious seltzer, we will have loads of enjoyable with the model, we will have loads of enjoyable making these things… we will actually convey a craft facet into the hard-seltzer market”, mentioned Wooden. “’We had been like hey, that is our time to essentially make an impression on one thing and have loads of enjoyable whereas doing it,’” he added.
The Woods opened their first Elevated Seltzer in Colorado and their second location simply opened in Arizona.
IF YOU GO
- Location: 5813 N seventh Road, Phoenix, AZ 85012
- Hours: Monday – Thursday [3 p.m.- 12 a.m.] and Weekends [3 p.m. – 3 a.m.]