Stan Janowiak and his vision for the Sawmill was featured in the Wausau Daily Herald.
excerpt from Wausau Daily Herald
MERRILL – Why did Stan Janowiak decide to start up Sawmill Brewing Company in Merrill?
“Well,” he said, “I needed something to do.”
Janowiak moved into town last year, and had to give up farming — a career he’d had for years. But once he was in town, he wanted to find not only something that he thought was a good use of his time, but also something that would benefit Merrill and the surrounding community. One of the attractions of a brewpub was that Janowiak would be brewing his own beer in the building, as well as hops, barley, and other ingredients sourced from local farmers….