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3 friends, including 2 veterans, trying to open brewery in southside Bethlehem

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3 friends, including 2 veterans, trying to open brewery in southside Bethlehem

 

When Jordan Serulneck left the navy, he knew he wanted to combine his passion for beer with his experiences abroad.

"We wanted to produce this like beer garden experience that I noticed was everywhere all over the planet," Serulneck said.

He and his friend Josh Divers started Seven Sirens Brewing company.

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"This has been two years in the making. A lot of long nights, early mornings, meeting, but it's been a fun journey," Divers said.

A former parking garage will become a brand-new 7,000-square-foot brewery, with cool features like accordion doors, an Irish bar and an indoor drive through window for food trucks.

Aaron Nelson, a former combat veteran, is the marketing director.

"We don't have a kitchen but we're gonna have rotating food trucks at all times," Nelson said. "I just got home from the military. I just moved back. And I was like this sounds awesome let's do this."

"We're gonna have 20 taps. 2 nitros. We're gonna have a barrel aging programs downstairs," Divers said.

This is just phase 1.

"We wanted to find a spot where we can grown under one roof. Or on top of the roof," Divers said.

Phase 2 includes an elevator that will take you to the roof deck.

"There's a lot of things that you don't see around here. That's just because people haven't been exposed to it," Serulneck said.

They're waiting for a building permit from the city.

"We're not in beer industry, we're not in the food industry, we're in the human connection industry," Serulneck said.

We can all raise a glass to that.

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