"I can't get started because people are fighting over this or that in Washington," he said. "This is something people don't mess around with. Even in a bad economy, people drink beer."
Shutdown could delay getting new beers to market →
"My dream, this is six years in the making, is to open this brewery," said Mike Brenner, a beer maker who was hoping to open his brewery business in Milwaukee by December, The Washington Post reported.