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Disgruntled Brewing staying put, spokesperson says

Disgruntled Brewing will continue to serve customers from the current location in Perham, according to a recent press release. Focus file photo

There's been some speculation about the future of Disgruntled Brewing in recent weeks. Since their head brewer and partner Brett Doebbeling left, current owners state they are committed to the grumpy course, according to a press release from Disgruntled Brewing.

Owners of the brewery said that they are looking forward to working with another brewer who will continue "our excellent traditions, plus bring innovative new ideas. The brewery has beer, is open, and will continue to be open."

They added they are also committed to supporting the Perham community. The brewery is staying at its present location. A spokesperson for the brewery stated, "We love our Disgruntled customers, invite everyone in, to stay with us as we transition."

Staff said Disgruntled Brewing is keeping its fan base informed of events and announcements through Facebook and at

Michael Johnson

Johnson is a graduate of Verndale Public School. He earned his associate's degree from Central Lakes College with an emphasis in English and natural resources. He earned his bachelor's degree from Minnesota State University Moorhead, where he graduated cum laude in 2008. While there, he double-majored in English and Print Journalism. He's reported for The Advocate, student newspaper of MSUM; The Barnesville Record Review in Barnesville, Minn.; Clay County Historical Society in Moorhead, Minn.; Gillette News Record in Gillette Wyo.; Underwood News in Underwood, N.D.; and The Leader-News in Washburn, N.D. and the Brainerd Dispatch in Brainerd, Minn. Johnson has worked as a reporter for the Pioneer Journal and Perham Focus since Nov. 2017.

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