Stillwater is best known as one of the state’s early logging towns, but it was also one of the state’s first brewing centers. Now a group of longtime home brewers is trying to bring back a piece of that history by going pro with their hobby.
Lift Bridge Brewery began a few years ago when cofounders Brad Glynn and Steve Rinker, then coworkers at a construction and engineering firm, discovered their shared passion for making beer. Over lunch one day, they decided to dust off their equipment and start a brewing business—a plan so simple that it’s certainly been dreamed up over pints by countless other home brewers before. But unlike most, they’ve carried it out. (Continue reading…)