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2 local breweries file for Ch. 11 bankruptcy protection

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Two Central Florida breweries each have filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection.

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Orlando-based Deadwords Brewing and DeLand-based Persimmon Hollow Brewing Co. each filed for the restructuring in the past month. Here’s more on each filing:

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  • Deadwords: Filed on Oct. 1, listing between $500,000-$1 million in assets and $1 million-$10 million in liabilities. The brewery opened in 2022 and has an Orlando taproom near Camping World Stadium. It remains open.
  • Persimmon Hollow: Filed on Nov. 10, listing $1 million-$10 million in assets and $1 million-$10 million in liabilities. The brewery — founded in 2014 — has two locations in DeLand, one in Port Orange and another in downtown Orlando, which remain open. It recently announced in a Nov. 1 online post that it will be closing a location in Horizon West’s Flamingo Crossings Town Center.

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