Tourists pouring into Dripping Springs for brewpub scene

By: Bonnie Gonzalez              08/09/2013 05:25 PM

From Austin/Round Rock/San Marcos, TX               Saturday, August 10, 2013

“The days of sweeping hair from the floor are over. The Barber Shop is a now brewpub, but staff have a little fun keeping up with the confusion.”

“I’ve offered. I have scissors, but no one ever takes me up on that,” McIntosh said.

“Thanks to the new laws, brewpubs can sell their beer at their business and to distributors.”

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Miamisburg grants loan to brewpub

By Mark Fisher           Staff Writer

From: Dayton, OH

The new brewpub called Star City Brewing that is coming to the former Peerless Mill Restaurant space at 319 S. Second St. in Miamisburg will get a $20,000 forgivable loan to help defray renovation costs.

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 Want to Open a Microbrewery in Traverse City?

 By Beth Milligan 

August 8, 2013

“A calamity every step of the way.” “Complete trial by fire.” “A Kafka-esque labyrinth of bureaucracy.”

“According to Pete Kirkwood, owner of the newly opened Workshop Brewing Company in the Warehouse District in downtown TC, an interest in – or a knowledge of – making beer is just the first in a long list of qualifications a potential brewery owner needs to cut it in the Michigan marketplace.”

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New microbrewery in West Seneca is part of growing trend in WN

It’s a fine time to roll out the barrel in Western New York. Four microbreweries have opened locally in recent years, and at least seven others are in the offing.

In a greenhouse attached to an Eden home, a binder full of handwritten beer recipes lays open to “amber porter.”

A 10-gallon batch is brewing at the end of the room. Dave Johnson, an engineer by profession, uses devices of his own creation: a magnetically driven stir plate for starting the yeast, a grain grinder, a brewing stand and a large wooden paddle.

After decades of home-brewing award-winning beer and cider, Johnson will be the head brewer for the Rusty Nickel Brewing Co., a microbrewery scheduled to open next year in West Seneca.

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