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Brewmaster Monterey

Interview: brewmaster Kevin Clark (Peter B’s Brewpub)

Kevin Clark was born in Orange County, but has spent the past 14 years in Monterey. He attended Cal State University, Monterey Bay, and later got hooked on homebrew. Clark took brewing correspondence courses...
Craft Beer Long Beach

Interview: Beachwood brewmaster Julian Shrago

Julian Shrago teamed with Gabe Gordon and Gabe’s wife Lena on a multi-faceted spinoff of Seal Beach’s renowned Beachwood BBQ in downtown Long Beach. Shrago now fills 12 of 36 taps with house-made beers....
Brewmaster California

Interview: Black Market brewmaster Andrew Marshall

Black Market Brewing Co. founder Andrew Marshall isn’t the first man to get Temecula’s wine drinkers thinking about beer. That would be Vinnie Cilurzo, who founded Blind Pig Brewing Co. in 1994 and spent...
Brewers Los Angeles

Interview: brewmaster Jon Carpenter (Golden Road Brewing)

Even though Jon Carpenter grew up in San Diego, it was hardly a given that he’d end up brewing for a living. It wasn’t until he enrolled at UC Davis and met passionate practitioners...
Brewmaster Belgium

Interview: brewmaster Bruno Reinders (Mort Subite)

Mort Subite translates from French as “sudden death,” but for the past 26 years, brewmaster Bruno Reinders has helped ensure the Belgian brewery takes nobody by surprise. He regularly and consistently brews a number...
Brewmaster San Francisco

Interview: brewmaster Rich Higgins (Social Kitchen & Brewery)

Rich Higgins has no trouble keeping busy. For six years, he pulled double-duty at ThirstyBear Brewing Co. and Gordon Biersch breweries before landing the head brewer job at Social Kitchen & Brewery in San...