What I learned from selling the world’s first beer-making machine
When you think of a beer factory, you probably think of something like a large, tall, and well-ventilated structure with lots of glass walls, big doors, and tons of equipment.
But there are also lots of breweries that specialize in brewing beer for home consumption.
The two main ones are the brewers themselves, and beer distributors like BJ’s.
BJ’s is the largest beer distributor in the country, with about 4,000 breweries, and is considered by many to be the world leader in the brewing industry.
The first beer factory in the United States was built in 1891 in New York City, in the heart of the bustling commercial district known as Times Square.
By then, most of the beer manufacturing in the world was done in England, and the American beer industry had just begun to take off.
The factory was designed by the renowned English architect William James and was one of the first commercial breweries in the U.S. The original brewery was located in the Lower East Side of Manhattan.
James built the structure in 1887, and it took three years to complete, costing about $10 million.
The brewery was later relocated to the former factory site of the Old Stone Brewery in Brooklyn, which still stands today.
Today, the factory is the headquarters of BJ’s Wholesale.
The business has grown to over 700 employees in the past few years, with more than 40 brands on its shelves.
The company also has an outpost in New Jersey, which is home to its flagship brand, Samuel Adams.
BJs Wholesalers has been brewing beer since 1887.
The firm was founded in 1867 by the Scottish-born Henry Samuel James and James’ wife Mary.
They opened the first factory in New England, in Newmarket, Massachusetts, and moved to Boston in 1874.
James continued to operate the company until 1911, when he died in New Hampshire.
He was succeeded by his son, James James, who also started his own brewery, Samuel Smith.
He sold his interest in the company to Samuel Adams in 1934, but was succeeded in 1941 by his grandson, John Samuel James.
In 1943, he died of an accidental heart attack while making a batch of beer at his son’s brewery, which later became the brewery that is still in operation today.
The James family kept brewing until 1967, when the business was sold to the British brewery, John Smith & Sons.
The brothers’ son, Paul, began brewing in 1969, when they sold the company, and continued to brew until 2004, when Samuel Smith sold it to the American craft brewery, Sierra Nevada.
Sierra Nevada began producing beer in 1971, and by the end of that year, it was producing more than 2 million barrels a year.
The name was changed to Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. in 1978, and was eventually renamed after John Samuel Smith, whose son Paul was also the brewer of the name.
Today’s brewery is located in El Dorado, California, where Paul and John Samuel Jones own a majority stake.
Samuel Smith’s son, John John Jones, founded Samuel Adams Brewing Company in 1985.
John Smith died in 2007, and John Jones is still the sole shareholder.
Today the company has about 30 breweries in operation, and sells around 100,000 barrels a day.
Samuel Adams, however, continues to be a small, family-owned company.
John Samuel John Jones’ son Paul Jones and wife Mary have also been brewing since the early 1990s, and they also own a small share of the company.
The pair began brewing beer at the family’s El Dorada brewery in 2000, and in 2012, they sold it, along with their ownership interest in Sierra Nevada, to Sierra Valley Brewing Co., a subsidiary of the Smith family.
In 2019, they opened a tasting room in El Paso, Texas, which they continue to operate today.
As of this writing, the tasting room is closed for renovations.
According to Guinness Book of World Records, Sierra Valley is the world record holder for the largest-volume beer brewed using yeast from its original fermentation tanks, with 1,564,076 barrels of beer produced.
In 2016, the company was named one of Beer Advocate’s “Top 100 Brewers” by the beer-focused site.
According the Guinness website, the brewery produces about 4 million barrels of ales and lagers a year and more than 10 million barrels total.
About 1.5 million barrels are made each year from Samuel Adams’ yeast, which accounts for approximately 20% of the brewery’s annual output.
In 2018, the brewers decided to discontinue their use of yeast, instead using “new yeast strains that have been optimized for the brewery.”
In the process of closing the tasting rooms, the family sold their stake in Sierra Valley to John Smith and Sons.
At that time, John and Mary Jones were still in their 20s.
They are now 81 years old, and have since died.
Their son, who is now John Samuel Jones,