Beer Birthday: Ron Silberstein

Today is the 54th birthday of Ron Silberstein, the founder, and original brewer, of Thirsty Bear Brewing in San Francisco. I’ve known Ron for a number of years but have gotten to know him better over the last several years working on SF Beer Week. We also spent a weekend together at Sierra Nevada’s Beer Camp, which was an awesome experience for everybody who attended. Join me in wishing Ron a very happy birthday.

Ron and me at Brews by the Bay a few years back, the San Francisco Brewers Guild’s annual beer festival. (photo by Steve Shapiro)

Ron Silberstein and Scott Jennings
Ron and Beer Camp head brewer Scott Jennings.

Ron and his twin sons. (photo purloined from Facebook)

Jesse Friedman and Fraggle with Ron at the Anchor Holiday Party in 2012.


  1. Veronica Sullivan says

    Hey Ron,

    Nice to meet you at the beer dinner the other night. Have a Happy Birthday and an even happier New Year!



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