05 Aug Something’s In The Air At Birdboy Brewing
There’s something in the air in Fort Wayne – something new and exciting in the local beer scene. Birdboy Brewing is coming and hopes Fort Wayne is ready for a taste of something new.
The local craft brewery is starting up production of kegged craft beer for distribution to select bars and restaurants in the Fort Wayne market.
“It’s a small brewery,” said founder Ben Thompson. “It’s going to be Fort Wayne’s only production brewery right now.”
In naming his brewery, Thompson was inspired by Fort Wayne’s own “birdboy,” pilot Art Smith, who Fort Wayne’s Smith Field Airport is also named for.
Thompson himself has been a pilot since the age of 17 and went on to study aviation maintenance in college, which is when he started experimenting with homebrewing… CLICK HERE TO READ THE FULL STORY AT LIVING FORT WAYNE