Gulfport's first brewery taps its kegs

By The Associated Press

GULFPORT — Gulfport’s first brewery is open for business.

WLOX-TV reports the beer was flowing Saturday for the grand opening of Mississippi Brewing Company.

Co-owner Samson Vasquez says the idea to open a brewery “just hit us” one night. Now, Vasquez says a dream is coming to fruition.

As the ribbon was cut during the ceremony Saturday, Vasquez and the other partners in the company felt even more confident that it’s a project destined to thrive.

With three 45 gallon pots brewing in the back and lines stretching out the front, it seemed like a recipe that’s right on target.

While the owners share the same love and passion for beer, with seven different home brewed beers, they all have their individual favorites.

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