Mitch Steele: Brewmaster + Co-Founder
Mitch has been brewing beer professionally for 35 years and studied brewing science at the University of California Davis.
Since 1988 Mitch has managed brewing operations and innovation with three different breweries, including 14 years with Anheuser-Busch and 10 years at Stone Brewing. At Stone, Mitch managed all brewing operations as they grew from a 50,000 bbl operation to one of the top 10 largest craft brewers in the country, operating 4 separate breweries in 2 countries.
In 2012, Mitch authored the Brewers Publications book “IPA: Brewing Techniques, Recipes and the Evolution of India Pale Ale“. In 2014, the Brewers Association awarded Mitch with the prestigious Russell Scherer Award for innovation in craft brewing.