Today is Tom Nickel’s birthday, who turns the big 4-0 this year. Tom was a brewer at Oggi’s in San Diego and now owns O’Brien’s, one of the best beer bars in San Diego. Join me in wishing Tom a very happy birthday.
Tom (third from the left) at OBF with John Harris from Full Sail to his left and Tom’s former girlfriend Becky on his arm. I don’t recall who the fellow is on the far left.
Tom in the dunk tank to raise money for the brewer’s guild the night before OBF at the brewer’s dinner.
Tom with Wil Turner, from Goose Island, at a GABF brewer’s reception a few years ago.
Tom and me at GABF in 2005.