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10 Questions with Baja Brewing's Jordan Gardenhire

10 Questions with Baja Brewing's Jordan Gardenhire

SAN JOSE DEL CABO, MEX

As we've seen in the US, the Mexican scene is evolving quickly. Baja Brewing, led by American Jordan Gardenhire just celebrated their 10th anniversary—an eternity in the country’s craft scene. The brewery has pushed through obstacles that make opening a brewery in the States seem simple...

Finally Fresh: Beers with James Watt of BrewDog

Finally Fresh: Beers with James Watt of BrewDog

CANAL WINCHESTER, OH

BrewDog is a name you know but likely haven't had in a while. Co-Founder James Watt is the face of the brewery in the US and is spearheading the suddenly fresh take on the brand he built from the ground up. Over pints of four day old, Ohio-brewed, Juggernaut DIPA, we found out how he's managed to build BrewDog from a bottle of homebrew to a multi-billion dollar, and still independent, brewing empire.

Past, Present & the Community of the Future with Marz

Past, Present & the Community of the Future with Marz

BRIDGEPORT, CHICAGO

On a recent visit to Marz, nestled down near Bubbly Creek, we caught up with Ed Marszewski to learn the recent, and rapidly growing, story of the popular brewery. As well as discuss the relationship to the neighborhood and how hospitality breeds progress in the best of ways.