We realize that many of you are awesome supporters of our brewery and most likely know everyone in our very small staff. BUT, for those of you that maybe haven’t seen all the faces here, and even for those of you who do…. we want to introduce you to each person. Maybe find out a few things you never knew and a bit more about what they enjoy outside of the brewing world.
So to continue the series we are going to tell you about the man that fixes it all, drives large Marge, gives the very best brewery tours in town and always whistles while he works…. co-owner, Steve Raub.
When asked the following questions, here were Steve’s humorous replies.
1] So what do you do here at Eagle Rock Brewery anyway?
Co-founding co-owner, C.O.O., fixer of things broken, truck driver – as a small business owner, whatever it takes
2] What’s your favorite activity outside of work?
A movie date with Donna, my lovely wife of 41 years
3] What’s your best memory from your time here at the brewery? Annnnnd Go!
Unloading our brewhouse system from the delivery truck
4] What would be your desert island food and beer?
Roast beef on kimmelweck, fresh horseradish on the side with Southern Tier 422 Pale Wheat Ale
5] Superpower you want to have?
Flying like a bird
6] If money were no option and science didn’t matter; what kind of beer would you make?
The beer that would delight all palates, heal and soothe universally, and indicate to all when they’ve had just enough
7] If you could get rid of all of the songs from a particular singer, whose would you delete and why?
Foster the People- “Pumped up Kicks” is the most annoying thing in 20 years
8] What’s the best place you’ve traveled and the strangest thing you saw while there?
Juneau, Alaska – land of the Freezing Fog
9] Top three favorite breweries (besides where you work) and why?
Rohrbach Brewing Co., Rochester, NY – Founder John Urlaub took the time to talk with me, brewed great beer, and inspired me by his example AleSmith Brewing Co., San Diego, CA – E.R.B got started with their former brewing system, they continue to grow and craft awesome beers BridgePort Brewing Co., Portland, OR – Our head brewer Erick Garcia interned there after completing his Brewers’ Guild education, thank you BridgePort!
10] Where IS Waldo?
Living in a secret cave above the highway tunnel heading north of the Golden Gate Bridge en-route to Sausalito