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Foley Brothers Brewing celebrates opening Nov. 24, first brewery in Rutland County

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: home-brewed beer. 
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 31 gallons."
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.