Local Ingredients and Rock-and-roll Soul

Story and photos by Ashley Drewes

In the quiet town of Athens, NY, just a few blocks from the Hudson River, Crossroads Brewery Company is turning up the volume to 11, appropriately from within an old opera house. In 2009, co-workers Ken Landin and Kanine Bennett bought the Brooks Opera House, which dates back to 1893. Witch brewmaster Hutch Kugeman at the helm, Crossroad’s  seven barrel brew house opened for business in the fall of 2010….

 

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