Member Profiles

Brewers Association member profiles. See who contributes to the creation of American craft beer, from bottling line technicians to brewers and CEOs.

Ryan Heisey

Brewery: Brew Republic Bierwerks

Location: Woodbridge, Virginia

I began my beer journey nearly 15 years ago with a Sierra Nevada Pale Ale and never looked back.

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I began my beer journey nearly 15 years ago with a Sierra Nevada Pale Ale and never looked back.

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Erich Allen

Brewery: Studio Brew

Location: Bristol, Virginia

Realizing we were working hard to go broke, we decided to push this dream to the next level.

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Realizing we were working hard to go broke, we decided to push this dream to the next level.

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Jeff Frederick

Brewery: Brew Republic Bierwerks

Location: Woodbridge, Virginia

We sell not just great beer, but an experience: the idea that when you're drinking one of our beers, you're in the Republic—where beer can and should be better.

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We sell not just great beer, but an experience: the idea that when you're drinking one of our beers, you're in the Republic—where beer can and should be better.

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Matt Hagerman

Brewery: Lost Rhino Brewing Company

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What’s your current position at your brewery, and how did you get started in the craft brewing industry? I’m the CEO and founder of Lost Rhino Brewing Company [in Ashburn, Va.] My role involves anything that …More

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What’s your current position at your brewery, and how did you get started in the craft brewing industry? I’m the CEO and founder of Lost Rhino Brewing Company [in Ashburn, Va.] My role involves anything that …More

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Jeremy Kirby

Brewery: Sunken City Brewing Co.

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What’s your current position at your brewery, and how did you get started in the craft brewing industry? I am brewmaster at Sunken City Brewing Company in Hardy, Va.  I got started in the brewing industry …More

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What’s your current position at your brewery, and how did you get started in the craft brewing industry? I am brewmaster at Sunken City Brewing Company in Hardy, Va.  I got started in the brewing industry …More

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Robbie O’Cain

Brewery: Starr Hill Brewery

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What’s your current position at your brewery, and how did you get started in the craft brewing industry? I am brewmaster and manager of brewery operations at Starr Hill Brewery [in Crozet, Va.]. Growing up in …More

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What’s your current position at your brewery, and how did you get started in the craft brewing industry? I am brewmaster and manager of brewery operations at Starr Hill Brewery [in Crozet, Va.]. Growing up in …More

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Ryan Worthington

Brewery: Parkway Brewing Co.

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What’s your current position at your brewery, and how did you get started in the craft brewing industry? I’m the founding brewmaster at Parkway Brewing Co. in Salem, Va. Like a lot of folks in this …More

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What’s your current position at your brewery, and how did you get started in the craft brewing industry? I’m the founding brewmaster at Parkway Brewing Co. in Salem, Va. Like a lot of folks in this …More

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Hunter Smith

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Owner/president and head brewer at Champion Brewing Co. in Charlottesville, Va.

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Owner/president and head brewer at Champion Brewing Co. in Charlottesville, Va.

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Chris Burcher

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Chris Burcher is meeting the craft beer needs of thirsty consumers in Abingdon, Va.

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Chris Burcher is meeting the craft beer needs of thirsty consumers in Abingdon, Va.

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