Astoria: Hondo’s nanobrewery and Utzingers Hardware for sale

Two of Astoria’s institutions are on the market: Hondo’s brewery and Utzingers Hardware store.

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Hondo’s Brew & Cork is on the market for sale, or partnership.

[R.J. Kiepke], 67, said he is ready for a break. He has put the building and business up for sale, including the bottle shop, homebrewing supply store and nanobrewery.

“I’m just not interested in doing it myself anymore,” Kiepke said, adding he is also open to a partnership rather than an outright sale.

(READ MORE: The Daily Astorian)

Utzinger’s True Value Hardware has operated in the coastal town for 40 years, but Cassy Utzinger is ready to sell.

Cassy Utzinger said the family is looking to sell the building and store, still owned by the estate of the late Grover Utzinger, after they could not find away for her to buy her siblings out.

Business Brokers of Oregon has the building and business listed for $399,000.

(READ MORE: The Daily Astorian)

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