Rhodell Brewery Moving

Published 07/10 2014 10:13PM

Updated 07/10 2014 10:18PM

PEORIA - A longtime Peoria brewery is moving, but not very far.
Rhodell Brewery announced it will be moving from Water Street next to Kelleher's into the Murray Building on Walnut Street.
Owner Mark Johnstone says he hopes this move will give the brewery a more visible presence on the waterfront.
He says after 16 years, his brewery and staff have learned to evolve with the craft beer business to stay competitive in the market.
“Every day we open our front door for business, we take on the largest brewing companies in the world,” Johnstone said. “And the fact that we're successful, the fact that we're self-sustaining and very profitable, is a testament to their hard work and the fact that we offer good beers on premise.”
Johnstone also says the move will create more social space for the customers to come and enjoy the beer.

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