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Episode 104: Chris Ray - COTU Brewery

Part 1 of a 7 part series on small businesses in Ashland, VA (each business is part of the Downtown Ashland Association). 

Chris Ray is a former Major League Baseball player and he and his brother opened the Center of the Universe Brewing Company in Ashland in 2011.  Paul and Kevin talked to Chris about his baseball career and they also discussed the COTU Brewery and how it came to be a reality. Chris spoke about how he started brewing at home and as a hobby and how that has developed over the years.  Now, Chris, his brother, Phil and their families share their great craft brews with everyone and they have a great time doing it! Chris ended by talking about his wife Alice and their two kids, Ginny and Thomas.

Stories From the Center of the Universe™ 2021