Start:ME Spotlight:

Khonso Brewing

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Entrepreneur

Kevin Downing, Corby Hannah, & William Teasley

Community

Southside

What the business does

Craft brewery with distribution across Georgia and plans to open a permanent location on the Southside

Your first beer, the Standing Peach Tree, is starting to take off. What is the story of the beer's name?

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The beer is named after the trading center the Creek Tribe, a Native American Tribe, utilized. That area would eventually become part of Atlanta.

There is a special historic and symbolic inspiration behind the name, tied very closely to Atlanta! The beer is named after the trading center the Creek Tribe, a Native American Tribe, utilized. That area would eventually become part of Atlanta and was the origin for the famous street name (Peachtree).

You recently released your second beer, the Pullman Yard Porter and I know each of you have your own experiments. What is the next beer for Khonso?

We have a couple of recipes we?re reviewing. Hint: it will be another ale (Pale, IPA, etc.)

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The next beer depends on a number of factors - availability of ingredients, timing, and sale number. We have a couple of recipes we?re reviewing. Hint: it will be another ale (Pale, IPA, etc.)

Do you have a recipe we can share with homebrewers?

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A homebrewer's recipe we recommend was actually recommended by President Barack Obama!

A homebrewer's recipe we recommend, well technically it's two, was actually featured by President Barack Obama! The Honey Ale and Honey Porter are both good starter beers and really flavorful.

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