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Foundry Distilling Co. opening in West Des Moines Rodney White, rodwhite@dmreg.com

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The rebirth of this historic building in West Des Moines as a drinking and dining destination is now complete. 

The grand opening celebration of The Foundry at Valley Junction will take place from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday at 111 S. 11th St. in West Des Moines.

The public is invited to join The Hall and Foundry Distilling Company as they celebrate the completed overhaul of the 120-year-old building with an open house and birthday event.

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There's now a distillery, a food and beverage hall and a nonprofit kitchen to explore in one building. 

Events 

Curb to Curb 0.5K Race

Start off the morning with a free Curb to Curb 0.5K Race with Surly Brewing Co. from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Register early online and attend the Packet Pickup Party the night before from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Friday.

Live Music begins at 8 p.m.

Enjoy live music at The Hall, featuring Rainbow Penley & Jeremy Alvarez.

Food options

New food vendors serving food from The Kitchen DSM will be:

  • Kids in The Hall — German fare
  • Relish — Small plates and charcuterie
  • Up in Smoke — Barbecue

Drink specials

Enjoy plenty of drink specials from The Hall and Foundry Distilling Company from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Drink specials served at The Hall:

  • $5 bloody marys
  • $3.50 mimosas
  • $1 off pints and half liters of beer 
  • $2 off liters of beer

Drink specials served at Foundry Distilling Company:

  • $1 off specialty cocktails
  • $5 select a la carte cocktails
  • BOGO special — Buy one bottle of spirits ($20) and get a shirt or hat 50% off

Alchemy Lounge at Foundry Distilling company opens at 11 a.m.

Tours

This is a great opportunity to check out the new members of The Foundry.

Tours of The Kitchen DSM at The Hall start at 1 p.m. and will go every half-hour until 5 p.m.

The Foundry Distillery will give guided tours every hour from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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