MEET THE TEAM


Greg
Owner / CHIEF HOP HEAD

What is your favorite beer style and why?

My favorite style is a West Coast IPA. I like it because it has a large IBU count and it is made with a generous amounts of Citra hops. I enjoy the hop forward beginning and bitter finish.

What is your favorite beer of all time?

My favorite beer is Ballast Point Sculpin

Favorite Brewery to visit not in Ohio?

My favorite brewery not in Ohio is Half Acre in Chicago. They have a very cool vibe and the beer is very well crafted. My favorite brewery in Ohio is Wolf’s Ridge.

Interesting fact about you?

I am an inventor of a really cool tailgate for pickup trucks plus I am an Army veteran.

Tammy
Owner / Wanderlush

What is your favorite style of beer and why?

Fruity Beers because they are lower ABV beers and taste delicious.

What is your favorite beer of all time?

Lost Coast Tangerine Wheat was one of the first beers that took me to the fruity side.

Favorite Brewery to visit not in Ohio?

If I had to pick one, it would be Highland Brewing in Asheville, NC. But, I try to visit as many brewery¹s around the U.S as I can. Many of our vacations center around brewery visits, hence the Wanderlush!

Interesting fact about you?

I was on the Marine Corps Rifle and Pistol team during my 7 years in the service

Jamie
Purveyor of Hops and Fun

What is your favorite style of beer and why?

IPA/Pale Ale - I love the complex flavors and aromas that you get from the different styles of hops and yeast that are used. Plus I like my beers a bit on the drier side.

What is your favorite beer of all time?

Blind Pig IPA from Russian River Brewing Company. A great example of an aggressively hopped West Coast style of IPA that finishes dry and very drinkable. I could crush a few of these on a nice day-drinking outing!

Favorite Brewery to visit not in Ohio?

Russian River Brewing Company in Santa Rosa, CA. A beer lovers Mecca, we’ll known for creating the Double IPA, but also produces some of the finest Sour and Belgian style beers. Crossed off that Bucket List in the Fall of 2016!

Interesting fact about you?

I’m an avid home brewer, lover of craft beer and I love to take long walks at night during the warm weather!

Wade
Beertender / Director of Hoppiness

What is your favorite style of beer and why?

IPA because there is so much variety. By varying the type and amount of hops used and when you introduce the hops, you can create hundreds of different.

What is your favorite beer of all time?

Any of the Ballast Point Sculpin varieties (except Habanero Sculpin!)

Favorite Brewery to visit not in Ohio?

Lakefront Brewing, Milwaukee

Interesting fact about you?

Two things: I enjoy competing in triathlons and I am addicted to binge watching TV shows on Netflix.

Ben
Beertender / Beer Dissemination Officer

What is your favorite style of beer and why?

IPA’s because I'm a Hop Head, I love the fruitiness and bitterness.

What is your favorite beer of all time?

Galaxy Cutting Tiles by Trillium.

Favorite Brewery to visit not in Ohio?

Tree House Monson, Mass.

Interesting fact about you?

I've tried over 2500 beers in the last 3.5 years!

Arielle
Duchess of Dark Beers

What is your favorite style of beer and why?

Stouts and Porters. I love the complexity of the dark beers, with the roasty flavor of coffee and sweetness of chocolate. My favorite right now is our collaboration with 2 Tones "Knight Watch", and sweet baby jesus from Declaw. I like beers I can sip and enjoy.

What is your favorite beer of all time?

Hands down Clear Sky Daybreak and Cinnamon Toast Brunch from Wolf's Ridge.

Favorite Brewery to visit not in Ohio?

Bell's, Short's and Dark Horse in Michigan. They hold a special place in my heart from College.

Interesting fact about you?

I have been riding and competing with hunter jumper horses for 20 years.

Drew
Beertender / Potion Proprietor

What is your favorite style of beer and why?

Doppleboch, because it's a pretty easy drinking German style that'll still rock your socks off.

What is your favorite beer of all time?

Oro Negro by Jackie O's

Favorite Brewery to visit not in Ohio?

Ballast Point

Interesting fact about you?

I'm fluent in German and I only wear Birkenstocks.

Allie
Statistician of Stouts

What is your favorite style of beer and why?

My favorite style of beer is a stout - I love the complex flavors and hints of chocolate, coffee, and other rich accents.

What is your favorite beer of all time?

Uncle Jacobs by Avery

Favorite Brewery to visit not in Ohio?

Troegs in Hershey, PA.

Interesting fact about you?

My other passions besides craft beer are sports and math! No matter your interests, c'mon in and strike up conversation.

Chris
Limousine riding, Jet flyin, kiss stealing, wheeling dealin, son of a gun

What is your favorite style of beer and why?

My favorite style of beer are IPAs. I like IPAs because it is a ever evolving style. From bitter of the west coast IPAs to the hazy IPAs of the North East.

What is your favorite beer of all time?

Old Nation M-43

Favorite Brewery to visit not in Ohio?

My favorite non Ohio breweries are Other Half out of Brooklyn, NY and Burley Oak from Berlin, Maryland.

Interesting fact about you?

An interesting fact about me is that I deployed to Mosul, Iraq serving with the 2-7 Cav as a 19K (M1 Abrams Tanker).