Kings Brewery Announces New Name, Talks Bringing African American Owned Brewery to GR

After finding out a brewery in California already has the name King’s Brewery, Terry Rostic and Jamaal Ewing launched a contest to rename their soon to open Grand Rapids brewery.

The pair received 230 entries, six of which were for Boston Square.


“There were some very creative entries and, ultimately, after plenty of contemplation and due process, we selected Boston Square Brewing,” Rostic said.


He added, “I grew up in that neighborhood of 49507, so it’s like a homecoming for me.”

The next step for the brewery is to land a location. Rostic and Ewing are exploring possible sites.

Rostic and Ewing launched the brewery after entering the “100 Ideas” competition created by Start Garden, a local startup support organization and business incubator. The partners were one of…

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