Isle Brewers Guild Hires Leadership Team for New Pawtucket Brewery
Thursday, December 22, 2016
Isle Brewers Guild (IBG) has hired new members of its brewing team to lead operations at the company’s brewery opening in Pawtucket in 2017.
The new hires are:
- Jack Streich, 16+ years of brewing industry experience, has been named partner & Vice President of Brewing Operations
- Jodi Andrews, a former brewer at Boston Beer Works and most recently Head Brewer at Jersey Girl Brewing Company, was named Cellar and Quality Control Supervisor
- Jael Cordero will be IBG’s Packaging Supervisor. He most recently work at Stony Creek Brewery in Connecticut
- Ken Hermann, formerly a senior brewer at Harpoon in Boston, will be Brewing Supervisor.
“We are thrilled to welcome this group of established, creative and talented brewers to IBG’s growing team. Jack, Ken, Jodi and Jael each bring unique skill sets to our business, and their endless dedication to their craft will help us serve our brewing partners – and, in turn, beer lovers in Rhode Island and beyond – at the highest level,” said Devin Kelly, co-founder and Managing Partner, Isle Brewers Guild.
The new team will work with IBG’s brewing partners on the development and delivery of their craft portfolio.
To this point, IBG has announced partnerships with Narragansett Brewing Company and Newburyport Brewing Company.
Additional partnerships are expected to be announced in January.
Isle Brewers Guild
Located on a 130,000-square-foot brewing campus at 461 Main Street in Pawtucket, the Guild will include a 100-barrel brewhouse, a tasting room, indoor and outdoor event space, classroom space and corporate offices.
Construction on The Guild started in 2015, and IBG expects the facility to be operational by early 2017.
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