Amazing journey: How microbrewery icon Grossman landed in WNC

Hendersonville Times-News’ Gary Glancy looks how Ken Grossman grew his dream into reality:

From young homebrewer to industry icon, it seems fitting that Ken Grossman’s amazing life journey has led his Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. to the mountains of Western North Carolina.

It’s the kind of story that resonates in southern Appalachian culture — a self-made man who combined creative ingenuity with persistence to parlay a lifelong passion into the nation’s second-largest microbrewery, which has served as a benchmark for those who have followed in his footsteps. …

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