|May 20-21, 2006|
The following photos were taken in Austin, Texas May 20-21 at the 2007 Craft Brewers Conference. They were taken at various venues throughout the conference. I’ve done my best to identify everyone in the pictures, but if I’ve missed someone or incorrectly identified someone, please be so kind as to let me know by leaving a comment below. Thanks.
The White brothers from White Labs bookending Chuck, from Green Fash Brewing, Natalie Cilurzo, from Russian River Brewing, John Harris, from Full Sail Brewing, and Vinnie Cilurzo, also from Russian River.
Michael Ferguson, from BJs, and Lee Chase, formerly from Stone and currently doing brewery consulting.
Larry Bell, from Bell’s Brewing, Ed and Carol Stoudt, from Stoudt Brewing, and Ken Allen, from Anderson Valley Brewing.
Relaxing after a day of conference seminars at the Ginger Man. Clockwise from lower left: Nico Freccia and Shaun O’Sullivan, both from 21st Amendment Brewery & Restaurant, yours truly , and Tom Dalldorf, from the Celebrator Beer News.
At the Brew Expo. John Harris, from Full Sail, Sierra and Ken Grossman, both from Sierra Nevada Brewing, and Garret Oliver, from Brooklyn Brewery.
Part of the hardworking BA staff. Brad Latham (Event Coordinator), Cindy Jones (Sales & Marketing Director), and Erin Glass (Membership Coordinator).
Marty Jones, from Oskar Blues, giving his seminar on marketing for brewpubs.
Marty serenading the crowd.
At the Moonshine bar. Ken Allen, from Anderson Valley, and Joanne Carilli, from White Labs.
Steve Mosqueda, from Chicago-based Drinking and Writing, podcasting with Greg Koch, from Stone Brewing.
Greg Koch, me, and Justin Crossley, from the Brewing Network, along with Steve Mosqueda from the Drinking and Writing podcast and Pete Crowley, from Rock Bottom in Chicago. The three of us were interviewed on the podcast, and we each identified ourselves — ala “To Tell the Truth” — as Greg Koch.
We were at the Moonshine bar for an event with Lucy Saunders for her new book, Grilling with Beer. Here, Lucy and and three contributors to her book, myself included.
Tomme Arthur, from Port Brewing/The Lost Abbey, Adam Avery, from Avery Brewing, and Eric Rose, from the newly opened Hollister Brewing.
Me, Chris Swersey (GABF Judging Coordinator) and another BA staff member.
Out on 6th Street, Austin’s music district, we wandered into a blues club only to find piano legend Pinetops Perkins sitting in with the band.
After the dinner Saturday night. Mitch Steele and Steve Wagner, both from Stone Brewing.