Huntsville, Ala., has gone a year without its own beer after a fire destroyed Olde Towne Brewing. That's all about to change.
Owner Dr. Howard Miller and business partner and brewer Don Alan Hankins are about to start brewing again in a new facility. The initial production will be draught only, but Olde Towne expects to start bottling in August.
The microbrewery was the first in Alabama. The fire hit just as Olde Towne was about to sign distribution deals that would have seen its brands sold in Tennessee and Georgia.