Pull Up A Stool With Johnathan Wakefield
of J Wakefield Brewing Co.
Johnathan Wakefield at a Glance
Owner/brewer, J Wakefield Brewing Co.
Years brewing: nine years homebrewing, zero professional (unless you count the collaborations)
Go-to beer from another brewery:
Fire-stone Walker Parabola
Beer that inspired him to brew:
Stone IPA and Firestone Walker Pale Ale
Couldn’t live without: A good barrel-aged stout … or my kids
Favorite place to have a beer: Toronado in San Diego or Lokal in Miami
Wishes he could buy a round for:
Biggest passion besides brewing: Cooking. It is my second passion for sure
Keeping him up at night: Waiting on this brewery to open
Annual Production: 2,000 barrels
Availability: Miami, draft-only