BridgePort expands

Portland brewery to double capacity to 100,000 barrels

July 24, 2001 - BridgePort Brewing Co. of Portland, Ore., has begun an expansion that will double the brewery's capactiy from 50,000 to 100,000 barrels per year. This is the second major expansion for BridgePort since The Gambrinus Co. acquired the brewery in 1995.


"The strong sales growth of BridgePort IPA and the overall BridgePort brand in the market demands doubling the capacity of the brewery," said brewmaster Karl Ockert. BridgePort sales have constistently registered in the double-digit range.

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