Nov 3, 2009 - The world's first cooperatively owned and operated brewpub, Black Star Co-op Pub & Brewery, is hosting an event to unveil their new Austin location with a beer social on November 14th. The company has organized a professional design team of volunteer member-owners with experience in architecture, construction, and engineering to plan the build-out and finishing of the property.
The beer social event for media and members is to introduce the worker-managed brewpub concept, as well as to show off the future home of the co-op. The brewery is located 4 miles from the University of Texas, 12 minutes from downtown Austin, and in close proximity to several transit options
The company states that they have a membership of more than 1,000 people.