Kickstarter

KNAU and Arizona News
4:00 am
Wed September 19, 2012

New Brewery Kickstarted in Prescott

Granite Mountain Brewing Co. opened its doors in August after a successful Kickstarter campaign helped the co-founders raise over $18,000.
Zac Ziegler

Just north of Prescott’s historic downtown Courthouse Plaza sits Arizona’s newest brewery.

Granite Mountain Brewing Company opened its doors about a month ago.

The room smells of fresh hops and barley.

Just behind the large, hand-carved wooden bar is the brewery’s three-barrel brewing equipment.

If starting a new business during a recession seems a bit risky, it didn’t stop this brewery’s owners.

In fact, they saw some advantages.

Amanda Richardson and Michael Stanger are two of the brewery’s co-founders:

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