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Patrick Couchman Poses ...
Patrick Couchman Poses infront of the Siskiyou Pub change of onwership occurs July 1st to the new owners Caldera.
After flood, scandals and times of plenty, Patrick Couchman, owner of Siskiyou Brew Pub, is moving on in life after being involved with the downtown business for 20 years.
"I'm not retiring," said Couchman
, adding, "I wish!"
Couchman came on the scene working for Rogue Brewery in late 1989 and soon became partners with the Rogue Brewery in 1992.
The floods of '96 and '97 devastated the brewery.
bought the business in 1997 and renamed it the Siskiyou Brew Pub
"I felt there was a place for a pub and put it back together," Couchman
They defaulted on the lease and I came back to make it right," said Couchman
, who sold the business to the investors in 2006 and reclaimed it by default in January 2008.
It's been little more than a year since the name changed back to the Siskiyou Brew Pub
from Jefferson State, with the business actively on the market for about six months before Wells showed interest and bought it, said Couchman
June 30 marked the last day for Couchman
and the Siskiyou Brew Pub
says he'll still be around to help with the transition and will come around to drink beer.
Patrick Couchman, co-owner ...
Patrick Couchman, co-owner of the Siskiyou Pub, replaces a mirror above the beer taps in preparation for the pub's reopening tonight.
...Former owners Patrick Couchman and Eric Weiss recently took the popular pub back after it failed as Jefferson State Pub under the ownership of Andrew Scot Bolsinger, the former Ashland Daily Tidings editor who has had several businesses fail in a flurry of lawsuits in addition to sexual abuse charges stemming from his time as a teacher and coach at a private school near Salem.
After a hiatus of 20 months, the Siskiyou Pub
will open under its old name, offering a familiar array of microbrewed beers, regional wines and live folk, rock, bluegrass and jazz music, lightly amplified so locals can "do a little Ashland freestyle dancing, hang out, visit socially and be able to have a conversation without the music blowing the doors out and making your ears bleed," said Couchman
sold the pub in May 2006, "people cried and talked about how they met their spouse here, loved the fun, diversity and peacefulness and you'd find, drinking together, maybe a doctor in shorts and flip-flops, a ski bum in jeans and a Chevy salesman dressed up in a suit," said Weiss.
But the New Year's Day Flood of 1997 brought that era to an end, said Couchman
opened the Siskiyou Pub
(sans brewery) in summer of 1997, running it for nine years.
In May 2006, though, owner Patrick ...
In May 2006, though, owner Patrick Couchman was ready for a change and sold it.
...Couchman and co-owner Eric Weiss got the pub back and reopened it at the end of February.
Siskiyou Pub co-owners Eric Weiss and ...
Siskiyou Pub co-owners Eric Weiss and Patrick Couchman, who sold the business to Bolsinger, said they remain unpaid from the 2006 sale but declined to give an amount.
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