As @Josue Perez  reported, The Montrose Urban Renewal Authority board approved a development agreement with Shelter Distilling last Thursday. MURA agrees to provide up to $700,000 for site improvements and Shelter Distilling commits to building its 23,000-square-foot distillery, brewery and kitchen within the Colorado Outdoors campus.

Josue ran a  profile of Shelter Distilling back in January, reporting at the time that the team has a two-floor site plan for their planned facility. The downstairs portion will feature a kitchen, main bar and distilling area. A secondary bar will be on the second floor in addition to an outdoor patio with a view of the Uncompahgre River.

As a former Californian, I've actually been to Shelter Distilling's original location in Mammoth Lakes and loved it!

What do you think about the new bar and new spirits coming to Montrose? Do you expect it to compete with Storm King?

Courtesy of Shelter Distilling
Courtesy of Shelter Distilling