By Staff

ADDISON, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – A 25-year-old Dallas area institution is closing its doors next week.

The Flying Saucer in Addison is one of the first ever craft beer bars in the area.

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The bar made the announcement on its Facebook page on Monday, Dec 21.

To our beloved Addison Beerknurds,

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It is with a heavy heart that we will be permanently closing our doors at the Addison Saucer after last call on THURSDAY, DECEMBER 31st. Twenty-five years passed by in a flash but the time has come for us to fly. This one stings, but we are choosing to celebrate what we’ve achieved!

A city requirement kept the bar from expanding the patio so the owner decided not to renew the lease.

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