News : Smuttynose brings 'green' beer to Hampton

Apr 12, 2009

By Christopher Peake

Corporate growth and the environment too often find themselves unable to coexist, especially these days. But an established Portsmouth company is moving to Hampton and its goal is for its new building to be Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design certified.

Peter Egelston, president of Smuttynose Brewing Company, is a home brewer who has been in the craft beer business since 1987, when he and his sister opened the Northampton (Mass.) Brewery. They opened the Portsmouth Brewery in 1991, followed by Smuttynose Brewing in 1994.

The Hampton brewery site will be on Towle Road on the Towle Farm site, and Egelston plans to break ground sometime in the first half of 2010.

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