OPENING SOON | Faculty Brewing Co-Founder To Open Kombucha Bar Near Olympic Village

March 9, 2017.

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by Andrew Morrison | Last July I had the pleasure of touring Faculty Brewing Co. at the foot of Mount Pleasant in the final days of its construction. On hand were its founders, Mauricio Lozano and Alicia Medina, who were up to their eyeballs in the hard work of finishing a brewery that took them a year and a half to build. During the tour, Alicia had mentioned with no small amount of enthusiasm the kombucha she was making. She was calling it Oddity, and there’s been a dedicated tap pouring the delicious stuff at Faculty since the start (she makes three flavours – Jasmine Tea. Elderberry. Ginger Lemongrass – plus seasonals). Nine months later, just when things have calmed down for them a bit (despite some recent love in Vogue), Alicia has gone and secured the space directly across the street to produce and serve Oddity. Located at 1863 Ontario St. at 2nd Avenue, the 2,000 sqft facility is bigger than Faculty, with 400 sqft dedicated to a front of house 10 seat tasting room and retail operation. There will be some food options, likely coming from Vital Supply (replacing the recently shuttered Ed’s Daily in Strathcona), and she’s thinking about getting a liquor license down the road so the place – still unnamed – can also offer kombucha cocktails. When it opens at some point this summer, perhaps as early as June, the hours will be from 9am to early evening.

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