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IPA Hitmaker Other Half Brewing Is Joining Williamsburg’s Domino Development

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The brewery with a cult following will open within a new mixed-use development next year

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The flashy new Domino development on the South Williamsburg waterfront is getting another popular addition: Homegrown Brooklyn brewery Other Half Brewing Co. — which has a cult following for IPAs, particularly among the Wall Street set — will open there in 2020.

Other Half is plotting a 3,600-square-foot brewery inside 1 South First, a new mixed-use building under construction at the corner of Grand Street and Kent Avenue. It’s the same dramatic Cookfox-designed building where another location of beloved pizza restaurant Roberta’s will be. The real estate development is expected to open at the end of this year and is part of the overall revitalization of Williamsburg’s Domino Sugar site.

Co-founder Matt Monahan says the brewery will serve its classics as well as some new beers. It will be its second location in Brooklyn, and its third overall. Other Half is also opening a spot in Rochester in March. The Carroll Gardens-based company is known for its “potent, aromatic and juicy,” according to drinks publication Punch — and it has a huge following among beer obsessives, especially finance guys who “are clearly in it for the cachet.”

The brewery will join other notable restaurants that have a presence in the area like Roberta’s, opening later this year, and Missy Robbins’ pasta restaurant Misi, which has been packed since its opening at 325 Kent St. last fall. Clinton Hill craft beer and grocery Mekelburg’s has also opened in that same 325 Kent Street building, the first of several new projects in the area.

Last summer, Danny Meyer opened a taco stand called Tacocina within the revamped Domino Park, and popular Bushwick seafood hangout Sea Wolf also has plans to open within another luxury real estate development nearby this spring.