April 20, 2021
1623 Brewing Co. is poised to expand its home base in Carroll County this spring with 10 new employees and plans to grow its distribution in the mid-Atlantic.
The microbrewery, which opened in Eldersburg in 2019, seized an opportunity during the Covid-19 lockdown to go back to the drawing board and speed up a five-year growth plan over the coming 12 months, 1623 Brewing Co. president Mike McKelvin said Tuesday.
The company is planning to hire 10 new workers in the Baltimore suburbs and brew thousands more barrels of beer in the coming year as it moves into markets on the Eastern Shore and in Eastern Pennsylvania, including Philadelphia, Gettysburg and State College. Plans to expand into Northern Virginia and Delaware are next. The brewery currently employs 27 workers.
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