Brewery breaks even after 2 months of business

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A brewery in Stonington that opened only two months ago told Eyewitness News that the company has broken even.

Beer’d, which is located in the old mill building in the borough of town, is the newest of a dozen micro-breweries in Connecticut.

“We’re brewing one batch a week and selling one batch a week,” said Aaren Simoncini of Beer’d Brewing Company. “So, it’s kind of like treading water at this point in time.”

Simoncini and his partner Precious Putnam say it’s not easy holding down full-time jobs and getting the brewery up and running, but it’s been rewarding.

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