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Sanctuary Brewing Company

Sanctuary Brewing Company is a brewery and tap room committed to enriching the lives of both humans and animals through excellent craft beer, kindness and philanthropy. The business is an extension of the people, craft beer enthusiasts and animal lovers with a strong sense of community and environmental responsibility. Sanctuary Brewing Company is dedicated to making small batch, high quality local brews while featuring classic beer styles like Belgian farmhouse ales, American stouts and West Coast IPAs.

Oral history interview with Lisa McDonald (2018)

We are trying to promote excellent craft beer and advocacy for all living beings, both human and non-human animals.

Lisa McDonald, co-owner of Sanctuary Brewing Company in Hendersonville, NC, discusses their brewery space and beers, the challenges they faced in opening their brewery, and their plans for future growth. She also talks about the wide range of advocacy work and community engagement events that the brewery sponsors.

View the Lisa McDonald oral history interview.

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