AKA - Meow
Fav Beer - No, catnip please.
Animals - I have brewery full of humans, I do not need more.
Years at MRB and why - 3 years because they needed me.
What Star Wars character would you be - Jabba the Hutt
Back Story - I was wondering by and found this place. Good food and safe
My philosophy - Lay around and smell the brews
Other Beer in my fridge? – No, cat treats please
AKA - Beer Barker
Fav Beer - Reach Around with Coffee added
Animals - Pitbull (mine) and Calico cat (my son's)
Years at MRB and why - 1 and to bring back the fun in the biz for me
What Star Wars character would you be - Kanan Jarrus
Back Story - I have 20 years building breweries and another 5 on the wine side. Why craft - I love the passion of building something very American and being part of the palate revolution.
My philosophy - Don't be the rock, be the water.
Other beer in my frig - Sierra Nevada Pale and Duval.
AKA - Head Beer Counter
(Note: is also the reluctant HR manager)
Fav Beer - Holy Crap / Seven Swords / and who doesn't love a good Reach Around!
Animals - My granddog is a Black Lab
Years at MRB and why - 5 years here - because I'm just that Lucky!
What Star Wars character would you be - I would say Ewok because they are lovable and hugable. What accounting director isn't?
Back Story - I have over 30 years of manufacturing accounting experience. The last 16 years being in the Craft Brewing Industry. I really enjoy the people and the products of this industry!
My philosophy - Let Go and Let God & Be Nice to People
Other Beer in my fridge? – Bass Ale & my latest Home Brew (assuming it was good)
AKA - Capt Cans
Fav Beer - Vader/Yardbird/Danklord
Animals - 3 cats
Years at MRB and why - 3 full time 5 if you count volunteer work and internship. For the love of craft beer and the family-like atmosphere that comes with it.
What Star Wars character would you be - Obi Wan Kenobi
Back Story - Spent 20 years in the plumbing industry 10 years as a master plumber? I needed a change and an opportunity arose at Mispillion so I jumped in head first. And hear I am.
My philosophy - Do or do not there is no try
Other Beer in my fridge? – Keystone light
AKA - Baby Bear
Fav Beer - Yard Bird, Lightning Bug, and War Goose
Animals - Beagle Named Luke
Years at MRB and why - I have been here for 5 years because I love beer and this is such a great family to work with!
What Star Wars character would you be - Wicket W. Warrick
Back Story - I grew up on a dairy farm which was really cool and as I got older I started homebrewing because it seemed cool and I turned in to my passion.
My philosophy - Always stay positive and keep smiling
Other beer in my frig - Miller High Life, All Day IPA
AKA - Shorts
Fav Beer -The next one
Animals - Cats - Simcoe, Fuggle
Years at MRB and why - 7 years, I came for the opportunity and stayed for the people
What Star Wars character would you be - Darth Sidious
Back Story - Born and raised in Milford, after working for the state and federal government for 10 years decided to follow my passion for making craft beer.
My philosophy - Work hard, play harder
Other Beer in my fridge? – Dogfish Head Midas Touch, Brick Works Drop Trowel IPA
AKA - New Guy
Fav Beer - War Llama, Threat Level Purple, Reach Around
Animals - none yet (but reprogramming is taking place thanks to Bean)
Years at MRB and why - Less than a year. I always loved their beer and then they posted a job on social media and I got it.
What Star Wars character would you be - Jar Jar Binks
Back Story - Small town boy in a small town world working in the restaurant biz. I wanted a change and home brewing was already my hobby as well as drinking good craft beers. The chance to go pro in my passion was a dream come true.
My philosophy - The easiest day was yesterday
Other Beer in my fridge? – Leinenkugel
AKA - El Presidente
Fav Beer - Yard Bird, Not Today Satan, Reach Around
Animals - Finn my Black Lab, Ahsoka and Mei my cat
Years at MRB and why - Being the founder of MRB I have been here the entire time which is over 7 years. After working in a corporate business I wanted out.
What Star Wars character would you be - Ki-Adi-Mundi because of that beard!
Back Story - Eric got his start as a country music singer in Tennessee. This former child star was kicked off of the Mousketeers for his rebellious facial hair. From there, he trained sled dogs in Alaska with Cuba Gooding Jr. It was there that he reportedly lost two toes in an unfortunate gamble. He also thinks that no one reads bios (maybe Hollywood lawyers).
My philosophy - Be kind, show lover, drink quality beer and live a good life.
Other beer in my frig - Sierra Nevada and bourbon next to the frig