Where’s Jubes, an Australian brewpub concept, is moving into the old Lucky Dill Deli location at 277 Central Ave. in August.
Owner Josh Cameron, a native to Australia, purchased the plot back in 2018 after he saw it and was reminded of the historic two-story pubs common to his home state of New South Wales.
Cameron isn’t new to the block, though. He also owns downtown staple The Oyster Bar and he transformed the old Fortunato’s location into Crafty Squirrel back in 2018.
The brewpub’s 1,600-square-foot space will feature four brew tanks and “extensive” outdoor seating, according to a press release. Cameron plans to open with 12 brews, including IPAs, lagers, pale ales and a porter. Where’s Jubes expects to produce 80-100 kegs a week.
The menu is still under development, but already boasts bar classics like the Aussie burger with bacon, egg, cheese, caramelized and pickled beets and beer battered potato wedges in sweet chili, sour cream and chives. Don’t worry, though, you’ll be able to satisfy your sweet tooth with the brewpub’s sticky date pudding, complete with bourbon infused ice cream.
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