JB Lovedraft’s Micropub

Quick, short answer is – yes. Yes they are. On October 16th,
they posted on BrewBound a job posting looking for an experienced
brewmaster. You can find their job posting here:
BrewBound – JB Lovedraft’s

Their posting reads:

“Seeking experienced Brew Master/ Head Brewer for upcoming
Brewery location in Central PA area. Competitive Salary. Full input
on brewery installation, direction, and styles. Location near major
shopping areas along heavy traffic routes. Installing 10-15 bbl
system, with canning line.

Brewery is to be an extension of an existing area franchise with
a focus on live music, the addition of a distillery, and a smoke
house restaurant concept.

Projected launch date May 2021.â€

Other information included on the posting lists:

  • Posted date – October 16th, 2020
  • Job Title – Head Brewer/Brewmaster
  • Employment – Full Time
  • Company – JB Lovedrafts Brewing Co
  • Compensation / Salary – Not Specified
  • Location – Harrisburg, 17050

JB Lovedraft

On October 27th, they posted to their Facebook page
“We’re growing†with a link to the above BrewBound job

On the 28th, they posted the following (picture and text):

“Our tentacles are spreading

Lovedraft’s Brewing Co.

They haven’t outright specified where the location of the
brewery will be, but it could be either their upcoming West Shore
location, or it could be at their current location in Harrisburg.
If I was a betting man, I would bet on it being the Mechanicsburg /
West Shore location.

Their current location is at
225 N 2nd Street Harrisburg
. Its a burger bar / music venue,
and in recent history (pre-COVID but within the past year)
they’ve ran into a few issues with the Harrisburg area on the
loudness of their music. Their venue has been a wonderful music
scene for the ‘misfits and outcasts’ for the ‘freaks and the
geeks’ and for the ‘fringe aspects’. Their page lists their
place as: “Beer, Burgers, Fries, Music, Nerds, Geeks,

They also have a portable food truck called the JB
Lovedrafts Canteen

Their Harrisburg location is all inclusive, celebrating people
of all diverse backgrounds and cultures and ideas. It is one of the
greater stops in Harrisburg and an area where everyone is welcomed.
So it’s absolutely great to see them getting to expand and to
even have their own brewery and brewing line. Will be something to
keep your eye on and to look forward to. The job opening page says
planned launch date May 2021. (Planned launch date and planned
opening are two different things, and with most things, schedules
can change, especially now with COVID and the pandemic and
everything going on.)

So definitely put this on your calendars and keep an eye on
their sites for more information.

JB Lovedrafts Micropub logo

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