Today is Fred Bueltmann’s 55th birthday. Fred was a partner in New Holland Brewing, and was their VP of brand and lifestyle before announcing his departure last fall. He’s also a self-styled Beervangelist and published the “Beervangelist’s Guide to the Galaxy,” which was successfully funded on Kickstarter. I’ve met Fred several times over the years but got to know him a lot better at GABF a couple of years ago, when it seemed like we judged together on every other session, and had a marvelous time in between rounds. Join me in wishing Fred a very happy birthday.
Fred’s promo shot for his Beervangelist book.
With Carolyn Smagalski at Wynkoop during GABF a couple of years ago. (“borrowed” from her Facebook page, thanks Carolyn).
Fred, with Jeff Mendel, at GABF in 2013.
John Mallet, from Bell’s, with Fred at Red Horse Ranch in Michigan (photo purloined from Facebook).