THE PERRY DISCTICT HAS SEEN A LOT OF GROWTH IN THE
LAST FOUR YEARS.
AND NOW ANOTHER BUSINESS WILL BE JOINING THE RANKS
OF THE POPULAR UP AND COMING NEIGHBORHOOD.
KXLY 4'S CAITI CURREY IS LIVE IN THE PERRY DISTRICT
WITH MORE ON THE NEW BREWERY.
AARON I'M STANDING IN FRONT OF THE PERRY STREET BREWING
COMPANY AND AFTER MONTHS OF ANTICIPATION FROM NEIGHBORS.
AND OTHER BUSINESS ON THE BLOCK.
THEY WILL OPEN THEIR DOORS THIS THURSDAY!
BEER HAS ALWAYS BEEN A CALLING OF PERRY STREET BREWING
COMPANY'S OWNER BEN LUKES.
HE'S BEEN MAKING BEER SINCE HIS COLLEGE DAYS.
AND AFTER A CAREER IN SPORTS JOURNALISM DIDN'T PLAY
OUT LIKE HE WANTED.
HE DECIDED TO PERSSUE HIS PASSION...
Decided I was going to go to brew school and got an
internship with Big Sky Brewery in my home town Missoula,
AFTER WORKING THERE FOR SIX YEARS HE GOT ALL OF THE
EXPERIENCE HE NEEDED AND DECIDED TO GO OUT ON HIS
Who doesn't want to start a brewery?'
BEN AND HIS WIFE CHRISTY DECIDED TO MAKE THEIR DREAMS
HAPPEN IN HER HOMETOWN OF SPOKANE.
AND AFTER TWO YEARS OF HARD WORK.
THE FINISH LINE IS NEARING.
We're so excited.
I mean this has been a dream of ours for a really
To actually be able to notify the public that we will
be opening our doors and our taps we're so excited.
FOR THE OPENING.
THE BAR WILL BE LOADED WITH SIX DIFFERENT KINDS OF
FIT FOR EVERY PALLET.
We're going to do all styles we're really not going
to limit ourselves at all.
I know I'm probably biased because I'm married to
the brewer but I would drink all six of the beers
that he's opening with very happily laughs.
THE BREWERY WILL HAVE A FEW APPETIZERS BUT ARE TEAMING
UP WITH DIFFERENT FOOD TRUCKS AND PIZZERIAS TO SUPPLY
MOST OF THE FOOD.
COME THIS THURSDAY WHEN THE COUPLE IS LOOKING AT ALL
OF THEIR HARD WORK PAY OFF THEY WILL ONLY HAVE ONE
THING TO SAY.
AS YOU CAN SEE WE HAD A LOT OF FUN TODAY WITH BEN
AND AGAIN THEY OPEN THEIR DOORS THIS THURSDAY, MARCH
13TH, AT TWO IN THE AFTERNOON.
REPORTING LIVE FROM THE PERRY DISTRICT...