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Ogallala, Nebraska, marked a significant milestone on January 25, 2024, as Second Chapter Brewing celebrated its first anniversary since opening its doors to the community. The brewery, nestled in the heart of Downtown Ogallala, has become a beacon for locals and visitors alike, offering a unique blend of craft beer, community engagement, and a revitalized space.

Second Chapter Brewing set out to redefine the social landscape of Downtown Ogallala. Housed in the beautifully renovated old city library, the brewery transformed the historic building into a vibrant community taproom. The result is a space where history meets modernity, and locals can gather to enjoy high-quality craft beer and seltzer.

One of the standout features of Second Chapter Brewing is its shaded deck, providing patrons with a comfortable outdoor setting to savor their beverages. Whether it’s sampling a diverse array of craft beers or enjoying a refreshing seltzer, the brewery offers an inviting atmosphere that encourages socializing and relaxation.

What sets Second Chapter Brewing apart is its commitment to inclusivity. Guests have the option to bring their favorite take-out, indulge in delivery services, or explore the offerings from local food trucks. Additionally, the brewery provides a curated menu of bar snacks and charcuterie boards, enhancing the overall culinary experience for visitors.

The taproom boasts an impressive selection of beverages, with 12 taps pouring a variety of craft creations. Guests can choose to savor their favorite brews in 5-ounce taster glasses or opt for a full pour to fully immerse themselves in the flavors crafted on-site. For those looking to explore the diverse range of offerings, the card-catalog flight, featuring five tasters, is a recommended starting point.

As Second Chapter Brewing reflects on its first year, the team expresses gratitude for the warm reception and support received from the Ogallala community and beyond. Serving Keith County with pride, the brewery has become more than just a place to enjoy exceptional craft beverages; it has become a hub for forging connections, fostering a sense of community, and celebrating the rich history of Downtown Ogallala.

As Second Chapter Brewing embarks on its first year, the future looks promising for both the brewery and the community it serves. With a commitment to quality, innovation, and community engagement, Second Chapter Brewing is poised to continue making a positive impact on the local social and cultural landscape. Cheers to a year of brewing excellence, and here’s to many more at Second Chapter Brewing in Ogallala!

Second Chapter Brewing

Address: 203 W A St, Ogallala, NE 69153
Phone: (308) 284-7391
Website: secondchapterbrewing.com


Bryce Harvey

Bryce Harvey is Owner and lead creative at Avid Media. Bryce advises businesses, and brands on digital content strategies, marketing materials and website design.