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Future is ‘Bright’ for New North Adams Microbrewery

Orion Howard ’88 and Eric Kerns, co-founders of Bright Ideas Brewing, believe in the power of beer. Last Friday, I visited them at their new office, a 3000 square-foot taproom and microbrewery located on the campus of the Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art (MASS MoCA). Howard, a graduate from the College and oncologist in Bennington, and Kerns, formerly with the Williamstown Theater Festival and MASS MoCA, opened Bright Ideas to the public with limited hours in March and have a grand opening planned for June 19. Read more about North Adams Microbrewery Bright Ideas >>