Award-winning Cherry Street Brewing to open new brewpub at Forsyth's Halcyon project

A big mixed-use project in Forsyth County will include a brewery and beer garden.

Cherry Street Brewing will open a second location at Halcyon, a $370 million mixed-use village rising at Ga. 400 and McFarland Road.

Cherry Street, which has its original location in Cumming, will take 8,000 square feet in the heart of Halcyon’s restaurant village. 

The brewpub will offer 16 Cherry Street beers on tap, such as the coconut porter and a new brew just for Halcyon. It will also serve upscale pub food. 

The beer garden will feature communal tables and a stage for special events.

Cherry Street owner and brewmaster Nick Tanner will operate the new location with his sister, Alisa Tanner. 

“Cherry Street is about so much more than just beer,” Nick said in an announcement. “It’s about bringing people together and being a part of the community.” 

Cherry Street recently picked up several honors at the 2017 U.S. Open Beer Championship, including being named Grand National Champion for winning three gold medals, one silver medal and two bronze medals.

“Cherry Street is a perfect fit for Halcyon, not only for its local background, but because of the value it places on community,” said Patrick Leonard, principal of Atlanta-based RocaPoint Partners, which is part of the development team. “With its abundant green space and outdoor areas, it will be a perfect gathering space for the community to eat, drink and come together.

Halcyon is now under construction and is expected to open in 2018. 

The 135-acre project is from RocaPoint Partners and New York-based The Georgetown Co. It will include more than 480,000 square feet of office and retail space, two hotels and 690 residential units. 

JLL Retail is handling the retail leasing.

The project has landed other coveted food tenants, including new locations of Gu’s Dumplings and Alpharetta restaurant Butcher & Brew. Read more about the lineup here.