Just wanted to let you know things are going good for the brewery, we now have our tap handles at LA Fontana's downtown Bloomsburg, and the Smokehouse Bar and Grill in Danville, and now at Tj Shooters in Danville. They plan on keeping us on revolving tap.
20 April 2012
Congratulations to our pal Larry Degreen from Purple Healer Brewing Co. for receiving their official license today! Purple healer is open for business and Larry expects to have his Ripanator Dopplebock brewed & kegged first so stay tuned. Purple healer will be located at 5 Hill St in Dannville and I expect we’ll see their beers showing up in pubs very soon. Congratulations Larry!
05 March 2012
I heard from our pal Larry Degreen at Purple Healer and he tells me they have a new location and things are finally looking very promising. If you recall, Larry was originally planning to set up shop in the basement of La Fontana’s in Bloomsburg, however the multiple PLCB licenses on one site made it impossible. A second location Larry was working toward was flooded in Sept and Larry has finally landed in a new location at 5 Hill St in Danville. He has a lot of work to do on the new location (check our the BEFORE pictures here), however pending the final inspection, the licensing is in place…Stay tuned for Purple Healer Brewing coming very soon.
06 June 2011
I just heard from Larry DeGreen and I’m excited to report that Purple Healer Brewing has a found a great location, and they’re planning to open the doors in Aug. Larry tells me they will be setting up their Sabco brewing system at a Bloomsburg favorite Italian restaurant (at the fountain) called La Fontana’s. Purple Healer LLC will be leasing the basement and producing 1.5-3bbl batches with the intent to grow even larger. Larry plans to start out with their Golden Ale, Antie M Amber, a Russian Imperial Stout and their award winning Dopplebock, Ripinator with the intent to get up to 8 beers on tap eventually. The projected opening date is in Early Aug assuming everything goes smoothly….so stay tuned for updates as we get closer. Congratulations to Larry and everyone at Purple Healer Brewing!
11 April 2011
08 April 2011
Many craft beer lovers dream about not only brewing their own beer, but they also dream about opening their very own brewery. Today we were joined by Larry Degreen and Larry is living that dream. Larry is the founder and brewmaster for Purple Healer Brewing Co in Bloomsburg, PA. Purple Healer Brewing Co LLC is a nano-brewery “in progress” so it will be fun to follow along as Larry gets up to speed.
Today Larry was nice enough to bring up a few of his brews for us to try and we really enjoyed trying them all. There’s something special about sampling a beer with the man or woman that brewed that beer, and you get a really special insight into not only the beer but the brewing process.
Larry will also be pouring Purple Healer Brewing beers at this weekends (April 9th) Taming of the Brew event in Bloomsburg. Taming of the brew is a yearly beer & food event that benefits the Bloomsburg Theatre Ensemble. Taming of the Brew attracts some great breweries and restaurants and the event sells out the day ticket sales open just about every year, so if you don’t have a ticket already, start planning for next year.
to Larry, Nancy, John, Joe, & Bosco for yet another fun Friday.
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08 March 2011
Yesterday we brought you news of not one, not two, but three new breweries heading into PA…so I’m really excited to bring you a Fourth!
I’ve been speaking with Larry DeGreen, from Bloomsburg who tells me he’s working on the paperwork to open a new brewery called Purple Healer Brewing Co in Bloomsburg. Larry/Purple Healer will be one of the brewers at the Bloomsburg Theater Ensemble Taming of the Brew event on Aril 9th. Larry is currently brewing from home and looking for roughly 1000 sq ft in Bloomsburg to start up the brewery. Larry is currently brewing a German-style Dopplebock, a Pilsner, an Irish Red an IPA and several different Amber Ales.
Larry also tells me they use the spent grains to make dog treats called puppy hops beer biscuits that are currently selling very well.
Very exciting beer news for everyone…so stay tuned for further details as Larry porgresses.