Aaren Simoncini launched the Beer’d Brewing Company as a vehicle for delivering fresh, creative, and locally brewed beers to his corner of southeastern Connecticut. Exponential growth has led to Beer’d growing deeper, not wider.
The old brick factory in Stratford, Conn., where Phil Markowski launched Two Roads Brewing Company is a symbol of breathing new life into an old manufacturing facility. But it’s also a metaphor for their approach to brewing.
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