Author: Thom O'Hearn

Thom O’Hearn is a writer, homebrewer and editor of books including Homebrew Beyond the Basics and Experimental Homebrewing. Twitter: @thomohearn

Al Buck, The Bug Collector Will Work For Beer by

Formerly a microbiologist at Johnson & Johnson, GlaxoSmithKline and Aventis, East Coast Yeast’s Al Buck got into beer the same way many homebrewers do: with a kit.

Craig Weitzel: The Modern Maltster Will Work For Beer by

Set foot inside Riverbend Malt House in Asheville, N.C., and it’s clear that the maltster has a similar role to the brewer’s. While employees who work at large malt houses may see grain move at the push of a button, at Riverbend much is still human-powered.