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Press Release

North Royalton Welcomes City’s first Brewery


March 1, 2020

(North Royalton, Ohio)—The city of North Royalton has it’s first-ever brewery with the grand opening of Blue Monkey Brewing Company on Saturday February 29, 2020. The new brewery is a family-owned business, located at 5540 Wallings Road in the Discount Drug Mart Plaza, is a new venture by the Sacha Family, longtime residents and business owners operating Automotive Excellence for 35 years. Owners are brothers Rick and Ryan Sacha Jr., their cousin Jim MacKay and family friend Sean Kramp.

Blue Monkey Brewing Company has five different craft beers on tap—a blonde stout called “Salted Carmel,” a peanut butter porter called “Colobus PBP”, a porter called “Colobus”, an India pale ale called “Jungle Juice” and an American pale called “Vine Swinger” all brewed in North Royalton. The brewery is BYOF (Bring Your Own Food) so guests can bring snacks or order food while they’re enjoying cold local brews.

Several local dignitaries State Representative Tom Patton, Mayor Larry Antoskiewicz, Ward 3 Councilman Dan Langshaw, Aldo Filippelli from the North Royalton Chamber of Commerce and other members of City Council were on hand for a special ribbon ceremony to mark this exciting new chapter in city history.

Blue Monkey Brewing Company is located in Councilman Langshaw’s ward commented on the historic nature of the day “It is great to see some new life in a long vacant space I have been working to fill here in Ward 3 for several years. The brewery is truly something unique for our city and a great example of long-time residents choosing to re-invest back into our community.”

For more information contact North Royalton Ward 3 City Councilman Dan Langshaw at ward3@northroyalton.org or at 440-785-4240.