DBTB Episode 150: Christian Weber of Common Roots Brewing

“The fire was fast moving and devastating, and even standing outside the rubble in the immediate aftermath Christian Weber knew that Common Roots would rebuild. 
The brewery in upstate New York had become a community hub and the loss was devastating, not only for the customers, for Weber’s family – which founded and built the brewery – but also the employees who relied on the company. 
So from day one Weber said they would be supported and the brewery would be back. 
Last week I had the chance to sit in that rebuilt brewery, now with an expanded taproom and restaurant, and to see the plans for additional growth just across the street. It’s a remarkable journey for this brewery – which is centered in the Adirondacks – but available in 10 states.

Weber talks us through it all.”

-John Holl
This episode is sponsored by:

Harpoon Brewery

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Denver Rare Beer Tasting
Heading to Colorado for GABF? You should check out the Denver Rare Beer Tasting on October 7th. It’s an incredible afternoon of beer passion featuring America’s top craft breweries pouring rare, exotic and vintage brews to benefit the Pints for Prostates campaign. This is truly a bucket list event for a great cause where you get to try beers you won’t find elsewhere, and meet the men and women who brewed them. More information at pintsforprostates.org.

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