Alesong: Unique brewing

JOHN MORAN/PHOTO It takes Alesong an average of 18 months to make its beer.

A small artisan brewery on Territorial Highway intends to give wine a run for its money.

Alesong Brewing & Blending at 80848 Territorial Highway only makes barrel-aged beer, which is a higher-end, complex beverage, said Doug Coombs, 35. He is one of three partners in the business, along with brother Brian, 31, and friend Matt Van Wyck, 48. 

The brothers originally hail from Tahoe and Matt is from Iowa, but they all call . . .