Passionate and energetic craft beer worker with skills and experience in multiple facets of the industry.
Instrumental in contributing to the start-up and success of America's first Trappist brewery. Cross-trained
in Belgium to learn all aspects of brewery work from brewing to packaging. Apprenticed under
Spencer Brewery's brewmaster, Larry Littlehale. A key collaborator in the recipe development of all
Spencer Brewery's beers.
01/2013 to 11/2017
Assistant to the Master BrewerThe Spencer Brewery － Spencer, MA
Formulating recipes, preparing malt for milling, carrying out entire brewing
process, cleaning and sanitizing brewing equipment and facility
Cellarman | The Spencer Brewery
Monitoring beer throughout fermentation and maturation stages, yeast
cropping and pitching, transferring beer between tanks, dry-hopping,
clarifying/centrifuging, force carbonation, natural carbonation, CIP
Packaging | The Spencer Brewery
Operating the filler, wirehood/cager, kegger and forklift.
Carried out all responsibilities in the cooking process of jams, jellies, preserves,
and conserves, operated and maintained the packaging equipment,
conducted all necessary tests for the quality control and assurance of the
product, worked closely with coworkers to make adjustments to recipe and
process as needed.
08/2002 to 06/2003
TeacherLorraine D. Foster Day School － Hamden, CT
08/2001 to 06/2002
TeacherMoylan School － Hartford, CT
communication skills, cooking, forklift, natural, Packaging, quality control, Teacher, team player
Education and Training
CHIMAY BREWERY, SCOURMONT ABBEY Chimay, Hainaut, Belgium
Accelerated 7-month Training Program in Brew Science and Brewery