Paul Rinehart was working as a chef and successfully brewing beer in his basement, but his wife Ilonka wanted the space back. He found a warehouse space in Rockville, MD and moved his start-up brewery to that location.
“I started going forward with the paperwork, and was going to leave the restaurant after the paperwork came back,” said Rinehart. “I submitted everything to the TTB and the Maryland comptroller, then was laid off. That was right when I was ready to open — about three and a half years ago.” [Read more…]