Member Profiles

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

John West

Brewery: Pedernales 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? Currently, I am the head brewer at Pedernales Brewing Co. [in Fredericksburg, Texas]. I began working at a …More

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What’s your current position at your brewery, and how did you get started in the craft brewing industry? Currently, I am the head brewer at Pedernales Brewing Co. [in Fredericksburg, Texas]. I began working at a …More

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Colin McCloy

Brewery: Taxman 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 head brewer, VP of brewing operations, and co-owner of Taxman Brewing Co. [in Bargersville, Ind.] I …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 head brewer, VP of brewing operations, and co-owner of Taxman Brewing Co. [in Bargersville, Ind.] I …More

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Ken Johnson

Brewery: Fearless 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 owner (with my wife, Bennett Johnson) of Fearless Brewing Company, located at the center of the …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 owner (with my wife, Bennett Johnson) of Fearless Brewing Company, located at the center of the …More

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Todd Ashman

Brewery: FiftyFifty 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 operations manager at FiftyFifty Brewing Co. [in Truckee, Calif.] I’m consulting remotely at the moment. There …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 operations manager at FiftyFifty Brewing Co. [in Truckee, Calif.] I’m consulting remotely at the moment. There …More

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Frank Trosset

Brewery: Aslan 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 the brewmaster at Aslan Brewing Company [in Bellingham, Wash.]. I found myself in this position by …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 the brewmaster at Aslan Brewing Company [in Bellingham, Wash.]. I found myself in this position by …More

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Adam Vavrick

Brewery: Octopi Brewing

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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 director of sales & marketing at Octopi Brewing [in Waunakee, Wis.]. I’m the main point of …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 director of sales & marketing at Octopi Brewing [in Waunakee, Wis.]. I’m the main point of …More

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Louis Mestas

Brewery: North Coast 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 Texas sales manager [for North Coast Brewing Co. in Fort Bragg, Calif.]. I started in 1989 …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 Texas sales manager [for North Coast Brewing Co. in Fort Bragg, Calif.]. I started in 1989 …More

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Mike Williams

Brewery: Benchmark 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 a brewery assistant at Benchmark Brewing Company [in San Diego, Calif.] and a bartender in the …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 a brewery assistant at Benchmark Brewing Company [in San Diego, Calif.] and a bartender in the …More

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Chad Twigg

Brewery: Heavy Seas Beer

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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 a brewer [at Heavy Seas Beer in Baltimore, Md.]. I work the cellars and run one of …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 a brewer [at Heavy Seas Beer in Baltimore, Md.]. I work the cellars and run one of …More

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Thomas Barris

Brewery: Barley Mow 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 the marketing and sales director for Barley Mow Brewing Company in Largo, Fla. I got bit …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 the marketing and sales director for Barley Mow Brewing Company in Largo, Fla. I got bit …More

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