Washington brewery opens

Brad and Donna Portenier, Washington, stand surrounded by brewery equipment at their new brewery, Kansas Territory Brewing Company, in downtown Washington. Photo by Paul Kessinger

A new business in Washington has given the town’s skyline a new look and the downtown a new attraction.

Kansas Territory Brewing Company recently opened a brewery and tap room in downtown Washington, and it’s hard to miss the new company — an antique water tower protrudes from the roof.