Gibb's Hundred Brewing Company was born out of a love of beer, a desire to feel a deeper sense of community, and a wish to contribute to the growth of Greensboro. A hundred is an old Colonial term for a geographical subunit of a county or shire large enough to encompass about a hundred homesteads. Thomas Jefferson was a vocal supporter of the establishment of hundreds to be used in the United States of America. He believed that the hundred was the perfect amount of families to self-govern and educate but small enough that everyone could know each other well.
Oral history interview with Mark Gibb (2017)
If you're good at what you're doing you can make the best beer in the world in your house.
Mark Gibb, co-founder of Gibbs Hundred Brewing Company in downtown Greensboro, North Carolina, describes the brewery and details his experiences working in the brewing industry. Topics include: working in the brewing industry, the impact of local zoning laws, and the brewery's role in the community. Gibbs Hundred was founded in 2014.