Hustle & Brews

Ep #5 - The Common Beer Co. - Mark & Amy Lortz

May 01, 2020 Matt DeMaris - The Cincy Brews Traveler / Mark & Amy Lortz Season 1 Episode 5
Hustle & Brews
Ep #5 - The Common Beer Co. - Mark & Amy Lortz
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The Common Beer Co. is located in beautiful historic downtown Mason, OH & is owned & operated by two of the nicest people you'll ever meet, Mark & Amy Lortz.

Besides serving up delicious locally crafted brews to their patrons & friends, this amazing Mason power couple lives in & loves the community they set up shop in.  They created the business as a way to, personally, better their hometown & they did that by investing in, renovating, remodeling, & reviving a building in their historic Main Street corridor & turning it into a brewery with hopes of creating a center point & hub where their neighbors could gather.  

The Common Beer Co. is a beautiful venue with warm & welcoming decor that makes you feel comfortable as soon as you step through the doors. There's plenty of space, a long L-shaped bar, & a relaxing outdoor patio area with a firepit & extra seating out back.  It's one of my favorite local breweries to visit. The staff, along w/ Mark & Amy, are always super friendly & make you feel right at home as you sit down to sample their beer.

They are a true local small business & are passionate about their craft & city.  I encourage everyone listening to make it a priority to pay this place a visit once this quarantine ends. In the meantime, stop by for a carry-out growler & tell them you heard about them here!

Podcast Production: John Bl@ze
Theme Music: "Farmers Name" by Highly Likely
Sponsor Music: "Drip Drill" by Cory Christopher Beats
Episode Sponsors: Midwest Best BBQ & Cincy Brew Bus

Episode Summary
Intro
What's Your "Why"?
What Are We Drinking On?
Sponsor Ad - Midwest Best BBQ
The Hustle
Entrepreneurial Influence
One of My New Favorite Sayings From The Gnarly Gnome Interview
Introducing My Boy "Quick Trip"
Chasing The Happiness
The Working Couple Dynamic
Owning A Small Business - What You Sign Up For
Sponsor - Cincy Brew Bus
Next Round - What Are We Drinkin' On?
Showing Love & That Time Mark Called Me a Bitch
The COVID19 Pandemic Effect on Small Business
Amazing Community Support!!!
Mason City Council
Downtown - The Original Hub of Every Community - Where it All Started
Entrepreneurial Advice
Contact Info
Credits - Music & Production