The owners hope their new downtown Derry location would open sometime in October, just in time for the holidays.
The Drinkery has grown a lot since Day and Wentworth bought it in May 2011, when they only stocked about half as many brands of beer as they do now.
Raising money is definitely the biggest challenge right now, Day said.
“The economy factor makes it tough; people now are a little less willing to donate $10 or $100,” he said. “This may have been easier 10 or 15 years ago.”