Get a behind-the-scenes look at some of the GREAT businesses located here in downtown. Get to know the owners and their products from checking out their answers to a series of fun questions!
What is the name of your business and who is the owner(s)?
Stone Arch Brewpub - Steve & Tom Lonsway
What service(s) and/or product(s) do you offer?
National award-winning handcrafted brews, a tremendous full menu focused on sustainable and local sourcing methods, handmade gourmet sodas and a wonderful wine list. All this available in a historic building built in 1858!
What inspired you to start your business?
A homebrewing hobby that became a passion and a foodie’s dream.
What are 3 words that describe your business?
Local, quality, service
If your business had a theme song, what would it be?
Right Now, by Van Hagar
What's the best piece of advice you've ever been given?
Relax, don't worry, have a craft beer.
What's something about your business nobody knows?
We're the oldest brewpub in the state.
What do you love most about being in Downtown Appleton?
Being a part of a vibrant area that has a big city vibe, but a small-town feel.
If you could share a meal with any 4 individuals, living or dead, who would they be and why?
Sammy Hagar-he enjoys a good drink, he's an incredible business man and a self-proclaimed chef.
Walter Payton-Because he was a cool dude and a class-act prankster.
Gordon Lightfoot-For background music.
Stevie Nicks-More background music.
What 3 items would you take with you on a deserted island?
iPod, Bluetooth speaker, and a lot of Stone Arch beer!
What's the weirdest food you have ever eaten?
Something fun and unique about your business you want to share?
Our building is haunted.
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