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New Conflux brewery coming to downtown Missoula

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A new brewery is popping up in Missoula in a section of downtown that's seeing a lot of construction.

Conflux Brewing Company is going up on the corner of Pattee and East Main streets in downtown Missoula.

The owners of the new brewery say they couldn't be happier with this location in a part of downtown where lots of changes are in store.

Hugh Yates and Meghan Casqueria, the husband-wife duo who own Conflux Brewing Company, say they were apprehensive about the location at first.

While they passed on it originally, they kept going back to look again and again and finally agreed to give it a go.

"As hard as it was to convince ourselves to jump and go for this spot, we are super happy and thrilled to be here,” Hugh Yates says. 

Hugh and Meghan are thrilled to be a part of it. They gave us a tour of their own construction Monday. 

"People walking by, especially when our silo came in. I think everyone was like, 'Wow, that’s a brewery, you can tell now,'” said Yates.

When it does open it's sure to draw even more attention, because of their goal to be environmentally friendly.

"We are going to be the first brewery from inception to capture recycled CO2. Recycling as much as possible. We really want to be thoughtful about the products we use and the impact we have on the environment,” said Meghan Casqueria.

An impact on this up and coming section of downtown Missoula. 

"I think that this will be a lot of fun. I think that Missoula is going love it,” said Casqueria.

The owners of Conflux hope to open in late May or early June, just in time for summer.

The blocks of Pattee and East Main and Pattee and Front are a part of downtown that will soon see lots of changes and construction. A new Marriott hotel is also under construction where the old Missoula Mercantile used to be, as well as a new student-oriented apartment building on Front Street. It's also close to the new Missoula Public Library, which starts construction soon.

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