Andrew began home brewing in 2008, and the passion was instant. by batch number two, andrew had invested in equipment, quality ingredients, and any eduction he could get his hands on. while fostering his hobby, andrew worked as a wine steward for nugget markets. his years with nugget provided training, industry connections, and exposure and education to the best adult beverages from around the world. it was ultimately a trip to france that finalized andrew’s decision to open his dream business. today you will find andrew as the creator to every recipe, head of day to day business operations, and a member of the sacramento area brewer’s guild.
Derek Gallanosa has over 8 years of professional experience including management positions in brewing, marketing, sales, and event coordination. He has a Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing from California State University, San Marcos and has served as one of the instructors for the Business of Craft Beer program at San Diego State University instructing the course “Marketing Craft Beer.” He currently is the Head Brewer/Partner at Moksa Brewing Company in Rocklin, California overseeing the brewery’s operations, social media/other marketing, 400-person membership, and outside events.
Teresa Psuty is the brewmaster at Crooked Lane Brewing Company in Auburn, California. A two-time GABF medal winner, she’s also a mom of three, and intrepid co-host of The Session on The Brewing Network. Crooked Lane is enjoying the title of CCBC brewery of the year for 2019. Find Teresa on instagram @psutybrews and @crookedlanebrewing
Jared is head brewer at New Glory Beer.
Erle is Co-Owner and Managing Partner of Jackrabbit Brewing Company in West Sacramento, CA. Although it has been rumored that he won his stake in the brewery in a poker game, truth be told he was brought in to run the brewing operations by Co-Founders, and brothers, Scott and Chris Powell who first introduced him to Craft Beer years prior. Despite the fact that his time in the industry has been brief, his passion for creativity, community, and collaboration continue to drive him to challenge himself daily. He is a proud husband and father of two, when he is not working at the brewery he can usually be found sleeping.