What’s your current position at your brewery, and how did you get started in the craft brewing industry?
I am the brewmaster [at Yellow Springs Brewery in Yellow Springs, Ohio]. I started volunteering at local breweries when the bookstore I managed closed.
What’s new at Yellow Springs?
Coffee oatmeal stout made with locally roasted and cold brewed beans.
What’s the best part of being a part of the craft brewing community?
What do you like to do in your time away from the brewery?
I play the drums in a family band that is currently working on a second album.
What’s your favorite food and beer pairing?
IPA and tacos!
What’s your biggest accomplishment unrelated to your job?
[My wife] Tracy McElfresh.
What’s your favorite beer that your brewery does not produce?
Oro de Calabaza from Jolly Pumpkin.
What’s the most memorable travel destination at which you’ve had a chance to sample the local beer?