BRANDON - Brothers Patrick and Daniel Foley have made local wine
at Neshobe River Winery, a family-owned winery in Brandon, since
2008. But soon they will offer a new product to their selection:
Foley Brothers Brewing will offer two types of
beer to begin, Ginger Wheat and Brown Ale.
"We are brewing six
barrels a week and hope to bump it up to 12 barrels at some point,"
Daniel Foley told The Rutland Herald, Nov. 6. "One barrel is about
Theirs will be the first brewery in Rutland County,
according to the Vermont Brewers Association. The fact that Rutland
County does not yet have it's own brewery is a bit surprising to
many, especially since Vermont had the most breweries per capita in
the country as of the last census.
Foley Brothers Brewing is
hosting a grand opening celebration Nov. 24 from 12-8 p.m. There
will be free beer tasting, drafts and bottles for purchase and
wood-fired pizza ("until we run out" the invitation states.) It
will be hosted at the Big Red Barn located at 79 Stone Mill Dam Rd.
in Brandon, Vt. For more information call 802-247-8002.