Excitement is brewing as the Hannibal community gets an update on the renovation of the former Mark Twain Brewing building.

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Friendship Brewing Company released an update on how the renovation is going as this excitement is building for the new brewery to open in Hannibal. In the statement, they tell everyone that the flow of the building will completely change what it used to be, and the new outdoor beer garden will be south of the taproom.

The brewery operations will remain as is.  plans will bring some of the brewery operations down to the first floor to allow for expansion of the former "pilot bar". The current renovation will create two rental rooms on the second floor above the taproom.

There are plans for an event space on the upper level of the building, but work on that has not begun just yet. The brewery will keep everyone updated as to when they will be taking reservations and hope to have the event space open by mid-2023. They hope to have a timeline of when the brewery will open very soon.

Friendship Brewing Company opened in 2016 at its first location in Wentzville, Missouri, and offers 24 house beers and 39 rotating taps. They are also in the process of opening another soon-to-be-open location in Flint Hill, no date has been announced when the Hannibal location will be open.


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