10 years ago, Damian made the enlightened decision to leave the European brewing industry for the bright lights of Minnesota. In addition to his regular brewing duties, Damian supervises the production of our cask-conditioned ales. He also routinely examines our beers to make sure they’re within specification.
Dog person or cat person?
Neither. Likes dogs, but has been bitten 3 times so he’d rather have a horse.
• Honors Degree, Brewing and Distilling, Heriot Watt University, Scotland
• Member of American Society of Brewing Chemists
• Member of Institute of Brewing and Distilling, London
• Board Member of the Minnesota Craft Brewer’s Guild
• He’s Irish
A native son of North Dakota, Mark changed career paths to help bring back the great brewing traditions of the Midwest.
Gabe started home brewing 13 years ago with one goal: become a brewer at Summit. And, by golly, he’s done it.
Mike has worked in many roles at the brewery since 1996. A “Mike of all trades”, if you will.
Coming from a town famous for malt, Eric was destined to make a living brewing beer.
Thomas learned to appreciate great beer while traveling abroad. Well, that, and he’s from Wisconsin.
Gerri has been in brewing for over 40 years. Who knew a Chemistry major could have so much fun?
Paul’s pursuit of beer purity has led him to South America and back.
We'd be hard-pressed to find a brewer with deeper local roots than Jeff.
Hailing from North Carolina, Christian comes from a long line of home-brewers and home do-ers.
A former student athlete at the University of Arizona, Tucson, Peter put his chemical engineering degree to noble use - brewing better beer.
A native son of St. Paul, Summit EPA was the first craft beer Nick ever tried. And now he's brewing it. Ahh, the circle of life!