...Recent reports surfaced that Sierra Nevada has ruled out, what were thought to be, the top two candidates for a second brewery facility: Blount County, TN, and Montgomery County, VA. ...
[Sierra Nevada] Communications Coordinator, Bill Manley, said ... "we’re still looking at several sites in several states but haven’t made a final decision one way or another. We expect to have a decision made at some point late this year. (hopefully.) ... Sorry for being so vague, but this is an extremely important decision for us. We consider this a 50 year investment requiring a lot of thought, and even more foresight...."
Though things have been a bit more quiet on the New Belgium side of things in the media, Media Relations Director, Bryan Simpson, also confirmed that New Belgium should still have an announcement to make on an Eastern facility later this year.
City officials in Asheville, North Carolina, have confirmed that both breweries have inquired about that area of the state. ...Read the full article