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Christopher Leonard

What’s your current position at your brewery, and how did you get started in the craft brewing industry? I am the brewmaster for Heavy Seas [in Baltimore, Md.]. I got into the beer industry in 1997 …More

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Margaret Akin

What’s your current position at your brewery, and how did you get started in the craft brewing industry? I am a partner and co-founder at our family-owned and -operated brewery [Benchmark Brewing Co. in San Diego, …More

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Greg Mills

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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