Blog posts of '2015' 'December'

Brewery Local: Defiance Brewing

Defiance Brewing Company 
Hays, Kansas

Population: 21,038

18th century Russia may seem an incongruous starting point for a story about a small town Kansas brewery, but when Catherine the Great issued her 1763 manifesto encouraging emigration from Germany, a chain of events became the grist that would ferment over generations and seas into a scrappy upstart brewery in the heart of America.