Good Bastards brewery born to make the most of the Coast


Sweeney’s firm West Coast Brewing yesterday settled the purchase of Westport’s Miners Brewery, now named West Coast Brewery. Sweeney wants the firm to become the nation’s No. 3 brewer, and it is completing a prospectus which, once approved, will open the door for more shareholders.

He expects to double brewery production within a year and more than treble staff as production increases. He plans to raise $3 million to fund his plans.

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