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Newly opened Coopersville Brewing Co. built brick by brick by the community [Video]

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COOPERSVILLE, MI — The idea for Coopersville Brewing Co. started with Jeremy Grossenbacher.

But the 37-year-old says the newly opened brewery wouldn’t be a reality without the friends, neighbors and community members who supported his vision of bringing top-notch craft beer to northwest Ottawa County.

“Brick by brick, as a village, we built a brewery,” said Grossenbacher, whose family owns Fun-N-Sun RV in Coopersville. “I really do feel that’s kind of how it came together. The community came together to help us realize what we wanted to do.”

That community support is on display inside the brewery, where bricks mark the name of investors who provided at least $500 to become “villagers” or lifetime mug club members.

The support wasn’t just limited to cash investments. A small ownership stake was provided to the skilled laborers and designers who built the bar, designed the tables, and installed interior support beams.

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