The Story of Stoudt’s

Joe Sixpack details the story of Stoudt’s Brewery as it struggled with whether to expand or contract.

By 2003, the choice was obvious: either scale back to the cottage-sized operation of the 1980s or spend millions to grow.

“I wasn’t sure I wanted to spend all that money,” said Ed, a grandfather who will turn 67 later this month. “Here I was, in my mid-60s, thinking, ‘Do I really want to spend two-and-a half million dollars?’

Fresh start, fresher taste for Stoudt’s [Joe Sixpack, Philadelphia Daily News]
Stoudt’s Brewing Company