'A new chapter' on tap

Mark Twain Brewing Co., 422 N. Main, will officially change ownership May 2. Friendship Brewing Co., based in Wentzville, will begin work on their new location in downtown Hannibal. They expect to open later in the tourist season after renovation work is complete.

HANNIBAL, Mo. — A new chapter officially starts Monday when Friendship Brewing Co. takes over the Mark Twain Brewing Co. building.

Friendship Brewing founder Brian Noland and his business partner, and his business partner, David Brewer, first learned Mark Twain Brewing Company was seeking a buyer for its Hannibal location on March 30.

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