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October 9, 2017

Old churches find salvation as breweries

  • At least 10 breweries have opened in old churches since 2011, and at least four more are slated to open in the next year.
  • By DAKE KANG
    Associated Press

    At the Church Brew Works in Pittsburgh, an early church-turned-brewery that opened in 1996, patrons slide into booths crafted from pews.

    YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Ira Gerhart finally found a place last year to fulfill his yearslong dream of opening a brewery: a 1923 Presbyterian church. It was cheap, charming and just blocks from downtown Youngstown.


     
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