Head Brewer, Nebraska Brewing Co.
Published July 2013, Volume 34, Number 3
Tyson Arp of Nebraska Brewing Co.
Tyson Arp has been with Nebraska Brewing Co. since it first opened just over five years ago. Originally a carpenter, he studied brewing at the Siebel Institute. His lucky break came when he won Best in Show at his first homebrewing competition. One of the judges, Paul Kavulak, was poised to open Nebraska Brewing, and hired Arp as assistant brewer.
Chuckanut Brewery and Kitchen
Published March 2013, Volume 34, Number 1
You have been in on start-up brewing enterprises in many countries. How receptive were they to brewpubs and craft beer?
Published November 2012, Volume 33, Number 5
With no professional experience and brewing for a brand new brewery in a city renowned for its beer culture, were you intimidated when you first started?
Great Lakes Brewing Co.
Published September 2012, Volume 33, Number 4
All About Beer: The words “environmentally and socially-conscious” appear first in a list of attributes that describe your company. Where did that commitment start?
Pat Conway: It’s been an evolution. My brother Dan and I almost immediately had a recycling effort at the brewery back 24 years ago. Now we have the three waves in our logo. The logo has barley crisscrossed at the top, centered with hop cones. Underneath the words “Great Lakes Brewing” we have three waves that represent our Triple Bottom Line: we felt it was important to emphasize, beyond the financial, the social and environmental. As it’s turned out over the years, the social and environmental aspects have gained in popularity with our consumer base.
Big Boss Brewing Co.
Published July 2012, Volume 33, Number 3
Big Boss has been through a lot of incarnations, hasn’t it?
It was Tom Cat, which became Pale Ale (it was really owned by the same people), then it became Rock Creek, and that’s when I became involved. Rock Creek became Chesapeake Bay for a very short time and nearly went under. We came back and started Edenton, and then, fortunately, Geoff Lamb bought it and we became Big Boss. Read More…