It’s been a long haul, but Brennan and Jessica Rosenow’s brew pub dream is about to become reality.

Barring any unforeseen circumstances — and there have been some of those over the past couple years — Half Bushel Brewing plans to open its doors this week in downtown Litchfield. The novelty of a local brewery, in addition to a new business on main street has stoked enthusiasm in the public, as well as for the new owners.