Commonhouse Aleworks – Park Circle

News & Updates

Shane Cummings Named Head Brewer

Commonhouse Aleworks announced today that professional brewer and all-around likeable guy, Shane Cummings, will be joining co-owners Hank Hanna and Pearce Fleming as a core team member and will be named Head Brewer. Cumming’s role will include production management, oversight of brewing and cellaring operations, product innovation and establishing and maintaining quality assurances and controls. […]

Coming Soon to Park Circle

Commonhouse Aleworks Announces Production Brewery in Park Circle NORTH CHARLESTON, SC – April 06, 2017 – Commonhouse Aleworks announced today that, after more than a year and a half of planning, they will be opening a production brewery and tap house in the Park Circle neighborhood of North Charleston. Business and brewing partners Hank Hanna […]

What’s Taking So Long – Part III

I’m not early calling it, but, good Lord willing and the creek don’t rise, something BIG is about to happen. This is shaping up to be the second to last post on the Planning to Brew website. The last post will be redirecting you to our new commercial brewery website. More than two years of planning […]

What’s Taking So Long – Part II

In the post What’s Taking So Long – Part I we covered how we went from IDEA to BUSINESS PLAN and PRO FORMA and then also talked about SCOUTING out our LOCATION. In this post, we are going to cover a few things that haven’t really been talked about at all. Becuase we have not announced our […]

Financing the Brewery

I started writing the second part of the What’s Taking So Long series and was about half way through it when I realized that a very important piece of the puzzle needed to be included before I could go any further. I had said at some point in a previous post that Pearce and I […]

What’s Taking So Long – Part I

“Nothing ever happens as quickly as you would like it to…” – Me, just now I know there are probably a handful of folks who are wondering why updates here are so few and far between. Well, I can tell you that it is because this whole process is a long and complicated one. I […]