Jasper Beer & Barley Summit

06Jan
By: Bill Robinson On: January 06, 2018 In: Jasper Beer & Barley Summit Comments: 0

Luc “Bim” Lafontaine – Your Jasper Beer & Barley Summit Ambassador We already knew that Luc ‘Bim’ Lafontaine had incredible talents as a brewer – but after we sent him our interview questions for him to read in advance – we were pleasantly surprised to learn that he is also both...

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22Dec
By: Bill Robinson On: December 22, 2017 In: Jasper Beer & Barley Summit Comments: 0

Matt Brynildson – Your Jasper Beer & Barley Summit Ambassador There is an old story about Charlie Chaplin entering a Charlie Chaplin look-alike contest at a state fair and finishing 20th. Matt Brynildson, head brewer for Firestone Walker Brewing Company and one of the many amazing ambassadors who will be sharing...

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19Dec
By: Bill Robinson On: December 19, 2017 In: Jasper Beer & Barley Summit Comments: 0

Spike Buckowski – Brew Master, Innovator, Business Owner – Terrapin Brewing Spike Buckowski, best known as the Brew Master and Founding Partner of Terrapin Brewing in Georgia, is a champion of balance, both in brewing and in life.  From his early days in business, which he affectionately refers to...

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18Dec
By: Bill Robinson On: December 18, 2017 In: Jasper Beer & Barley Summit Comments: 0

Steve Dresler – Brew Master at Sierra Nevada (Retired) As one of Sierra Nevada Brewing Companies first employees, Steve Dresler has been at the helm of their operations since 1983. As a student of biology and chemistry at CSU Chico, Steve found his calling while homebrewing. Under his direction,...

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18Dec
By: Bill Robinson On: December 18, 2017 In: Jasper Beer & Barley Summit Comments: 0

Gary Lohin – Brewmaster/Partner at Central City Brewers and Distiller Gary Lohin, best known for being the Brewmaster at Central City, has a wealth of experience, accumulated from years of brewing innovation, hard work, and living with passion. Lohin’s brewing career started with him joining a home brewing club...

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08Dec
By: Bill Robinson On: December 08, 2017 In: Jasper Beer & Barley Summit Comments: 0

Darren Smith – Chief Operating Officer at GrainCorp Malt Darren Smith has been COO of GrainCorp Malt since May 5th, 2014, and brings with him a wealth of experience. Smith has worked in brewing and malting in both operations and sales, along with consulting on various projects including malt...

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05Dec
By: Bill Robinson On: December 05, 2017 In: Jasper Beer & Barley Summit Comments: 0

Bob Sutton – VP Sales & Logistics at Rahr Malting Co. Bob Sutton has been with Rahr Malting Co. for over 20 years, and in the malting industry for over 30 years. He brings with him an abundance of experience and industry knowledge. Self-described as abnormally normal, his favorite...

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30Nov
By: Bill Robinson On: November 30, 2017 In: Beerfest News, Jasper Beer & Barley Summit Comments: 0

We’re glad you asked! The Jasper Beer & Barley Summit, hosted at the world renowned Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge, is part industry gathering and part beer festival. During the day, you’ll be immersed in the perfect environment to network with craft beer & distillery leaders, including our Summit Hosts and...

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