Another project bubbling in Albany's warehouse district

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Via Steve Barnes comes word of another bar and brewery planned for Albany's warehouse district, this time in a building next to Wolff's on Broadway -- head over to Table Hopping for the details.

A few quick things:

+ The transformation of the warehouse district neighborhood continues. There's obvious potential there, but also some complications.

+ This bit of news starts to flesh out the story around Albany Brewing Co, which apparently has been in planning for a while. Albany Brewing would be the third brewery/cidery along that stretch, with Nine Pin already there and the Druthers brewery planned for just up Broadway.

+ How big is the market for craft breweries (and bars)? Over at Drink Drank recently, beer writer Craig Gravina (also of the Albany Ale Project) had some thoughts about this topic -- he thinks the beer market is "over-crowded." See also his thoughts earlier this year on "the beer bar saturation point."

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