Check out a recent article in our local paper by Aaron Kunkler // Photo by Peter Caster.

A new brewery could open up shop by this summer if a Pe Ell couple manages to get their operation off the ground.

They’re planning to launch the operation with a unique twist. They hope to use hops grown on their farm in their brews. 

Tim and Mirinda Moriarty moved to Lewis County from California in 2014 and fell in love with the area. They decided to start working toward opening Jones Creek Brewing. 

The couple own a 10-acre farm across the street from Tim Moriarty’s sister’s land. He said they may work together to grow grain for the beers there, while he hopes to cultivate hops that grow in the area. 

Both properties are around 1 mile east of Pe Ell.  READ MORE…