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Happy Birthday Triple Rock

By Jay Brooks
Monday, March 14th, 2011 at 1:57 pm in On Beer.

Today is the 25th anniversary of the day that Triple Rock Brewery & Alehouse first opened its doors for business in 1986. They’ll be celebrations going at the brewpub all day long, with rolled back pricing, and at 5:00 p.m. they’ll tap a special keg of beer by brewmaster Rodger Davis. Come on down and try some of this one-of-a-kind brew, and say hello to founders John and Reid Martin. I’ll be there, as well, so say hey.

Here’s some newspaper clippings and photographs, generously shared with me by John Martin, from opening day of Triple Rock in 1986:

Opening Day, inside Triple Rock, on March 14, 1986.

Triple Rock founders Reid and John Martin in the brewery.

John and Reid inside the alehouse, with the brewery in the background, a view you can still see 25 years later.

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