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Rooted in the Outdoors

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Visit our Facebook page to see all of our Mills River construction photos. As we were looking for sites for a second brewery, we had a list of "must haves" from the start—things like great water, and access to shipping and raw materials. There was a second list, though, that was slightly less firm but important to us. We wanted a place with a great music scene, for example, and a...

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The End Is the Beginning of Equipment Installation

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 Visit our Facebook page to see all of our Mills River construction photos.The build of our new brewery in Mills River, North Carolina, is continuing at a breakneck pace. Shipments of new equipment arrive every day, and last week we began the installation of our bottling line in the packaging hall.With its shining copper kettles, wonderful aromas and spirit of invention, the brewhouse is usually the focus of most attention...

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The Brewery Within the Brewery

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Visit our Facebook page to see all of our Mills River construction photos. As the Mills River brewery has come online, we've focused a lot on the main brewhouse—it's the centerpiece of our brewery and the source of most of the delicious beer that we make. In the shadow of that incredible brewing system, however, we're installing a second, smaller brewery that in some ways is the real star of the...

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On Our Way to North Carolina

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 Visit our Facebook page to see all of our Mills River construction photos.When my father, Ken Grossman, first visited Chico, it was a crystallizing moment. Our new brewery location revealed itself in the same profound way. We'll soon be on both coasts, but we'll have a unified sense of home.My dad is originally from Southern California. In 1972, he went on a cycling trip along the North Coast of California....

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