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It's back to the drawing board for the founders of Goldenrod Brewing Company. The soon-to-open brewery will have to change its name.
The brewery formerly known as Goldenrod received a cease-and-desist letter from Los Angeles-based Golden Road Brewing about a month ago. Goldenrod cofounder Tony Thomas said they tried to work it out with Golden Road, but the California brewers decided the names sounded too similar.
“We're struggling with coming up with a name that is as suitable as Goldenrod was to the Nebraska community,” Thomas said.
The brewery is hoping to come up with something similar to Goldenrod so that they will not have to rebrand.
Thomas hopes they will be up and brewing before Omaha Beer Week starts on February 14.