Sara Hagerty is a seasoned professional with a variety of experience working in marketing, sales, and manufacturing. Originally from the west coast, Sara ventured out to the Midwest in 2014 and began her professional career as a supplier of raw materials and process aids for brewing and distilling. With 15-years of experience in craft beer, Sara always brings her passion for brewing and a love for educating others about the science behind it.
Chris Shields is the Director of Education at Rhinegeist Brewery. Chris makes sure that everyone is up to snuff on their beer knowledge, directing their internal Cicerone® training program and schooling distributors and consumers about Rhinegeist suds. He’s also Rhinegeist’s sage of cider and a marine invertebrate biology scholar!
EPISODE 6: SIP, SIP, HOORAY!
TOBY TUCKER – DIRECTOR OF SALES, COUNTRY MALT GROUP
SARA HAGERTY – SALES & MARKETING, ORIGIN MALT
CHRIS SHIELDS – DIRECTOR OF EDUCATION, RHINEGEIST BREWRY
SOME OF THE TOPICS DISCUSSED IN THIS EPISODE:
- Sara talks about what drew her into the brewery scene and starting a Brewing Science club at the University of California, San Diego
- She also talks about the story of how Origin Malt started and the unique barley they use for their malt
- Chris talks about how using Origin Malt gives Rhinegeist’s witbier, Whiffle the distinctive character and flavor