Teri Fahrendorf is an American brewer and founder of the Pink Boots Society, an organization that supports women in the brewing industry. She is notable for being one of the first women in the craft brewing industry and her brews have been widely awarded from organizations such as the Great American Beer Festival and the Brewer’s Association. Teri currently manages the Malt Innovation Center at the Vancouver, WA location of Great Western Malting.
John Egan is the territory manager for Country Malt Group covering SoCal, Arizona, and Hawaii.
Prior to joining Country Malt Group, John spent nine years at Stone Brewing as Lead Brewer and eight years at Mission Brewery as Head Brewer/Director of Operations. John enjoys the finest of the clear beers, with a deep love for IPA’s, Pilsners, and Mexican lagers.
His past times include surfing, eating tacos, exploring the backcountry via 4-wheel drive, and spending time with his family.
EPISODE 5: MALT INNOVATION
JARED RUNYON – MARKETING CONTENT SPECIALIST
TERI FAHRENDORF – MALT INNOVATION CENTER MANAGER, GREAT WESTERN MALTING
SOME OF THE TOPICS DISCUSSED IN THIS EPISODE:
- Teri discusses her history with beer and fascination with fermentation at a young age, ranging from the science of bread baking to the development of new kinds of malt
- The journey of The Road Brewer, and how she found herself connecting with women brewers across the country, eventually leading to the founding of the Pink Boots Society
- Pushing for new innovation with different ways of malting in the Malt Innovation Center
- Toby Tucker gets Country Malt Group’s very own John Egan to talk about how past brewing experiments transformed into biofuel