Doing Business in Pierce County
Pierce County is home to businesses large and small and all are appreciated for their contribution to the County’s economic well-being. The Pierce County Economic Development Department and its partners work together to encourage and assist small, entrepreneurial firms to thrive and grow. In each newsletter, we feature one of these companies.
Wet Coast Brewing Company
Pierce County continues to be a leader in producing not only excellent beers, wines, ciders, and spirits, but also the entrepreneurs whose hard work and long hours make that happen. Founded by owners Bryan & Molly Copeland and Aaron & April Johnson, the newly opened Wet Coast Brewing Company in Gig Harbor continues in that tradition. Several ‘what if?’ conversations started between friends five years ago and jelled into firmer plans eventually producing a three-year business plan and launching a building process that resulted in the oddly named brewery. Wet Coast Brewing opened its door to the public on June 19, 2015. (The history of the name can be found on their website.) Full article...