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Alaskan Brewing owners named Citizens of the Year in Juneau

Marcy Bradley Larson and Geoff Larson
Marcy (Bradley) Larson '79 and Geoff Larson, co-founders of Alaskan Brewing Company

Brewmasters Marcy (Bradley) Larson ’79 and Geoff Larson, co-founders of Alaskan Brewing Company, have been named Citizens of the Year by the Greater Juneau Chamber of Commerce. The couple established the brewery – the first in Juneau since prohibition – in 1986 when they were both 28 years of age. With her husband, a chemical engineer and University of Maryland alumnus, they have grown the company from 10 volunteers hand-packing the first cases of beer to 110 employees who make and distribute product to 25 states. Sadly, none of the distribution outlets are in the South.

Marcy, an accountant and aspiring bush pilot, graduated Furman with a photojournalism degree through the Individualized Curriculum Program. In a video about the company, she said, “We just wanted to make a living up here, brew beer and have fun. We are doing the best we can to put Alaska in a bottle.” Learn more in a KINY radio news release, or visit the company’s website.

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