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Married With a Brewery

In 1988 Irene Firmat, founder of Full Sail Brewing Company of Hood River, Oregon, was looking for a head brewer. “I wanted somebody who really, deeply had a passion for brewing beer,” said Firmat. “Jamie Emmerson’s resume came across my desk. He had an organic chemistry degree, and masters in […]

EBF ’15 Favorites

Alright, so I’m a little late in posting this. I had a family emergency and was in Detroit for a week following EBF, but a late favorites list is better than no list at all, right? I attended all three sessions (and stood on my two feet at the end […]

The 12 Brewers of Christmas

It’s that time of year again. There’s a nip in the air, and some of us are feeling a little guilty for not being as generous as we should have been the previous 11 months. Thankfully, there’s an annual event in Boston where you can get stupid drunk on amazing […]