Member Profiles

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

Greg Mills

Brewery: Sleeping Lady 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 head brewer [at Sleeping Lady Brewing Co. in Anchorage, Alaska.] I got started in the industry 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? I’m head brewer [at Sleeping Lady Brewing Co. in Anchorage, Alaska.] I got started in the industry a …More

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Tom Schaeffer

Brewery: Black Cloister 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 co-founder, CEO, and president of Black Cloister Brewing Company [in Toledo, Ohio]. I founded the local …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 co-founder, CEO, and president of Black Cloister Brewing Company [in Toledo, Ohio]. I founded the local …More

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Brian Carl

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’m a brewer [at Benchmark Brewing Co. in San Diego, Calif.]. I started in craft brewing by homebrewing …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 Benchmark Brewing Co. in San Diego, Calif.]. I started in craft brewing by homebrewing …More

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Jon Bennett

Brewery: Bog Water 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 head brewer at Bog Water Brewing in Westport, Wash. I was introduced to Chris, the owner, …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 head brewer at Bog Water Brewing in Westport, Wash. I was introduced to Chris, the owner, …More

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Fred Eckhardt

Brewery: Writer

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In remembrance of Fred Eckhardt, 1926-2015 Beer industry icon Fred Eckhardt passed away on Monday, August 10, 2015. He was a writer, authoring titles such as The Essentials of Beer Style and contributing to Celebrator magazine. “Fred Eckhardt was …More

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In remembrance of Fred Eckhardt, 1926-2015 Beer industry icon Fred Eckhardt passed away on Monday, August 10, 2015. He was a writer, authoring titles such as The Essentials of Beer Style and contributing to Celebrator magazine. “Fred Eckhardt was …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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Justin Zimmerman

Brewery: Triple J Chophouse & Brew 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 head brewer at Triple J Chophouse & Brew Co. [in Lubbock, Texas]. I started apprenticing …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 head brewer at Triple J Chophouse & Brew Co. [in Lubbock, Texas]. I started apprenticing …More

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Tim Hassel

Brewery: Check Six 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? President, CFO, brewer, and general problem solver (start with a cold beer and the problems disappear!) at Check …More

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What’s your current position at your brewery, and how did you get started in the craft brewing industry? President, CFO, brewer, and general problem solver (start with a cold beer and the problems disappear!) at Check …More

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Al Alvarez

Brewery: Cigar City 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 am the controller [at Cigar City Brewing in Tampa, Fla.]. I was a beer geek who just …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 controller [at Cigar City Brewing in Tampa, Fla.]. I was a beer geek who just …More

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David Yancey

Brewery: Adelbert's 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 head brewer and barrel program manager [at Taxman Brewing Company in Bargersville, Indiana]. I started by reading every …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 and barrel program manager [at Taxman Brewing Company in Bargersville, Indiana]. I started by reading every …More

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