When Matt Truthful and Dan Tripp started to attach over their mutual curiosity in homebrewing beer, that they had no concept that their shared pastime would launch them into working 4 profitable breweries.

Good News Brewers

Good Information’ brewers. 

With areas in O’Fallon, Defiance, Augusta, and St. Charles, Missouri, Good Information Brewing has established a well-recognized presence in St. Charles County. The breweries focus on providing quite a lot of craft beer together with wood-fired pizzas.

The concept took root after Truthful and Tripp met in a Bible research. Each homebrewers, every took inspiration from the opposite in crafting an electrical brewing system. “My system was fairly rickety,” co-owner Dan Tripp says. “It was a tousled little system that I put collectively. Matt noticed it and stated if he may do it, I may do it higher. So he went house and constructed his personal system. I used to be very impressed. I took all of my tools over to his home, and we began brewing in his basement on a regular basis.”

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Together with connecting to the neighborhood and making a gathering house, the 2 started sharing their beer with others by internet hosting brew events. “We thought that we’d use our presents and abilities of brewing and deliberate to have a brew occasion as soon as a month simply by brewing beer in our basement,” Tripp says. “We’d invite our Bible research pals, different pals and strangers. We’d hang around, make beer and eat pizza.”

Over time, Truthful and Tripp’s abilities improved. They ended up producing an extra of beer, which they donated to varied charities and occasions. After receiving optimistic suggestions, the pair’s ambitions started to translate right into a occupation.

Good News pizza beer

Good Information serves wood-fired pizzas with a housemade sourdough crust. 

In 2017, the duo went on to open their first brewery in north O’Fallon, Missouri. With restricted house, they saved the menu easy and supplied wood-fired pizzas (made with a housemade sourdough crust) and beers just like the Belgian White, Native 636 Hazy IPA and Hazelnut Espresso Milk Stout. The response from the area people was overwhelming, and Good Information quickly outgrew its one-barrel brewing system.

“After we opened up our O’Fallon location, it was the proper every part,” Tripp says. “It was the proper time, place and measurement. Finally, we had been promoting extra beer than we may bodily make.”

Good News Defiance Outside

Good Information’ location in Defiance, Missouri. 

The brewery’s smash success allowed them to increase to a bigger location in Defiance, Missouri, proper alongside the Katy Path. Along with the larger measurement, the venue incorporates a rooftop deck and patio. Though there have been setbacks on account of COVID-19 in 2020, the placement remained standard as individuals flocked to take pleasure in out of doors actions. “As soon as we opened again up, we had been flooded with individuals,” Tripp says. “Due to a whole lot of the laws in St. Louis and Illinois, individuals had been coming to wine nation and the Katy Path to experience bikes.”

Good News Chicken Bacon Ranch Pizza

Good Information’ hen bacon ranch pizza. 

The pair discovered themselves with much more demand for his or her beer: This resulted within the buy of the Augusta Brew Home in Augusta, Missouri, which grew to become Good Information’ major brewing facility. The brewery’s latest house could be present in Frenchtown St. Charles, the place the 2 partnered with the native Frenchtown Heritage Museum to create a ‘brewseum’ – a brewery-museum mixture.

Good News Frenchtown

Good Information Brewing’s latest location in Frenchtown St. Charles. 

“We wished the house in St. Charles, however we didn’t need to be on Fundamental Road St. Charles,” Tripp says. “We wished extra of a neighborhood neighborhood place [where] individuals [could] stroll their canines and drive their golf carts. … We’re making an attempt to be eclectic – [in a] a spot that is extra of an artwork district.”

The imaginative and prescient for Good Information Brewing extends past the craft of brewing beer for Truthful and Tripp. The worth positioned on the neighborhood is what conjures up the pair to maintain going and ultimately increase into St. Louis County. “Distribution is just not our objective,” Tripps says. “Numerous breweries have a concentrate on packaging and distribution. … Our objective is creating gathering areas: a pub the place individuals can hang around and we will share excellent news.”

Good Information Brewing Co., a number of areas, St. Charles County, Missouri, goodnewsbrewing.com