Get to know this small but mighty award-winning brewery, created by three friends who had had enough of the corporate life, working in biotech and pharmaceuticals, and wanted to invest their time and skills into something that was a bit more meaningful. We got to know more about this sweet little spot from co-founder Davin Helden.
Read more on their taproom, beers and events on their website.
Q. WHAT'S YOUR NAME?
A. Davin Helden
Q. WHAT IS YOUR TITLE?
A. Captain of the Ship
Q. HOW DID YOU COME UP WITH THE NAME OF YOUR BREWERY?
A: We are hard working individuals who believe there is no perfect beer. What we do is perpetually work on beers so that each batch is better than the last. We are the mechanics of liquid.
Q. WHAT BEER/BRANDS INSPIRED YOU IN CREATING YOUR OWN BRAND?
Q. WHAT IS YOUR BREWERY MOST KNOWN FOR?
A. We are a welcoming brewery and tasting room focused on hoppy beers (hazy and clear), dark beers, and german ales and lagers. But with 16 beers on tap, we usually have something for everyone. We've won 51 professional beer competition medals in 6 years ranging from the Great American Beer Festival to the U.S. Beer Open.
Q. THE ALIENS HAVE FINALLY HAD ENOUGH, YOU GET ONE LAST ITEM FROM YOUR BREWERY'S MENU BEFORE THEY EVAPORATE EARTH. WHAT IS IT?
A. Lucid AF IPA
Q. WHAT BEERS ARE IN YOUR FRIDGE RIGHT NOW?
A. All 4 of our canned beers (Hop Nectar, Hopacity, Lucid AF, and Juice). I also currently have Odell IPA, Dale's Pale Ale, and Juicy Bits.
Q. WHAT IS YOUR GUILTY PLEASURE BEER(S)?
A. Each beer is pleasurable in its own way.
Q. WHAT DID YOU DO BEFORE YOU GOT INTO BEER?
A: Worked in biotechnology and the pharmaceutical industry in a range of management positions.