First commercial brewery preparing to open in Columbus
5 Apr 2019
A former automobile dealership on Sixth Avenue in downtown Columbus is poised to become the city's first commercial brewery.
Michael and Kathy Denehy are working to open the second location of Chattabrewchee Southern Brewhouse will be opening by May 1 in the former body shop of Gateway Lincoln Mercury at 1301 Sixth Ave. The company's first brewery is in located in West Point, Ga.
Michael Denehy is a retired U.S. Army leuitenant colonel and his wife is an active duty major currently deployed in South Korea.
"We are the only brewery in the country owned by an active-duty woman," Michael Denehy said.