Today is Rodger Davis’ 53rd birthday. He’s the former head brewer at Triple Rock in Berkeley, California, and several years ago opened his own brewery in Alameda, Faction Brewing, along with his wife Claudia. Rodger is a terrific brewer and has been very active in the local beer community and it’s great to see him at the helm of his own place. He’s one of those people always giving the craft beer world a good name, helping colleagues, organizing festivals and being a good friend to all. If only he could keep his tongue in his mouth. Join me in wishing Rodger a very happy birthday.
Rodger at a Berkeley Museum event a few years ago, pouring Triple Rock beer.
Rodger with his wife Claudia at a Beer Chef beer dinner.
Up in the balcony at Triple Rock at the Sour Beer Festival.
Rodger and Claudia at their new brewery, with Rodger doing his best not to make a goofy face.
Rodger & me at his surprise birthday party at The Trappist twelve years ago for his 40th. (photo by Mike Condie.)