February 8, 2013
Local beer bar closes down this weekend
This morning we confirmed that our friends up at Another Pint are closing their doors. This news is a bit difficult to hear. It was just over a year ago that Tony and Stephanie Hockemeyer bought the business, previously called A Second Cup, and had visions of turning it into a craft beer paradise. I really think for a while it was happening and it was all very exciting but it just didn't work out in the long run. I imagine Tony and Stephanie are heartbroken over the decision and our thoughts go their direction. I asked Tony if he wanted to say anything and he prepared a statement:
"I'm deeply, deeply saddened by the decision to shut [Another Pint] down. Best times of my life. It turned out to be too much to bounce back from past mistakes. I got to live out my dream for over a year and it was everything I hoped it would be and more. It's time to make a decision based on my family and my amazing, supportive wife. I'm gonna miss that place as it became a staple in my life since 2008. I'm gonna miss all my loyal customers I've met along the way, that's who this was all for, all of you. Thank you so much for the good times and wonderful memories. I am trying to stay in the industry and perhaps start a career as a beer rep. So hopefully I will still get to see everyone! God bless."
Tony mentioned that Another Pint will attempt to throw a Last Hoorah this weekend. I'm not positive that it will happen but he said he's trying to get some final product there. So, you should stop by if they are open. Another Pint / 13860 Gleneagle Dr Colorado Springs, CO.
Finally we would like to say a big THANK YOU to Tony and Stephanie for all their hard work. Even though Another Pint didn't work out, we know you two will be able to do some great things again soon.
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