Post Originals  ·   July 3, 2012

After power outage, a race to save the beer

- Port City Brewing Company thought this would be a monumental week, with stores in Western Maryland selling their microbrews for the first time and sales expected to spike ahead of Independence Day. Instead, owner Bill Butcher and head brewer Jonathan Reeves were sweating in their dark Alexandria brewery Monday, trying to deliver generator power to their ever-warming tanks of craft beer. The brewery lost power in Friday’s storm. ()

- Port City Brewing Company thought this would be a monumental week, with stores in Western Maryland selling their microbrews for the first time and sales expected to spike ahead of Independence Day. Instead, owner Bill Butcher and head brewer Jonathan Reeves were sweating in their dark Alexandria brewery Monday, trying to deliver generator power to their ever-warming tanks of craft beer. The brewery lost power in Friday’s storm. ()

After power outage, a race to save the beer (2:54)

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