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Posted on Wed, Sep 26, 2012 : 7:44 p.m.

Chelsea Alehouse Brewery opening this fall in Clocktower complex

By Julie Baker

Chelsea Alehouse Brewery owner Chris Martinson told Concentrate Media for a story Wednesday that he's expecting to open shop late this fall.

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Chris Martinson at a homebrewing demonstration at the Chelsea District Library in 2010.

The new brewery is slated to open in a 4,200-square-foot space in downtown Chelsea's Clocktower development.

Martinson said he's left some of the building's original features — including cement floors, overhead trusses and industrial windows — intact, according to the story.

He told in March that the plan for the space was to use roughly 1,000 square feet for the brewery and transform the rest into a pub with sandwiches, salads and appetizers.

For job-seekers in the area, the Chelsea Alehouse Brewery website also says it's hiring.

Read the full story.

Julie Baker can be reached at or at 734-623-2576. Follow her on Twitter @juliebakera2.


Jeff Frank

Thu, Sep 27, 2012 : 2:26 p.m.

Can't wait!

sun runner

Thu, Sep 27, 2012 : 1:13 p.m.

SO. EXCITED. I will be able to walk there from my house!


Thu, Sep 27, 2012 : 12:57 p.m.

Congratulations Chris for following your dream. I would love to talk to you about opening a brewery of my own some day.