Twisted Roots came into being, like most things, after a little bit of alcohol and a whole lot of dreaming...
To be more than just another brewery, Adam and Kris wanted to reimagine what could be done in the industry that had given them the opportunity to learn a craft. Taking what they had learned, finding what aspects they liked and disliked, they grew an idea for the next step in the brewing industry; which oddly enough had its roots in the past.
Before Prohibition many bars made their own beer, a common practice in Europe and one that obviously traveled. With a desire to bring that practice back and truly live by the “Drink Local” mentality Twisted Roots can promise that it will never be on a store shelf, not when there is a great neighborhood for us to be a part of first! Even the name, Twisted Roots, is a reflection of the ideology of the owners and what they want this experience to be. With a joy for old styles, some that are even considered extinct by some people, but also a desire to push boundaries Twisted Roots came to be.
And what could be more fitting for a bar that wants to reach back into the past then taking root in the property that was previously occupied by Falstaff Brewery. 3690 Forest Park Ave was not only the offices for Falstaff, but also would later be the location for Six Row Brewing Co. This building is more than just a brewery, it is a part of brewing history. Even on the first walk through there was an immediate connection that this was going to be the start of something new. With the help of family and friends, and the knowledge of the industry the owners had, Twisted Roots took shape.