Matt: Head Brewer. A Wolcott native and avid homebrewer turned Head Brewer of Shebeen in May of 2015. The ultimate hobbyist, Matt is into do-it-yourself everything. If not at the brewery, the wild Matt can be found making beer, keeping bees, film photography, and making and roasting coffee, all while listing to his favorite Christmas music.  

Favorite Shebeer - Concord Grape Saison

Favorite Styles - Saisons and IPAs
Favorite Movie - Star Trek The Motion Picture

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Ashley: Director of Sales & Marketing/Assistant Brewer/Miscellaneous Brewery Troll. An original mug clubber turned employee in April of 2015, Ashley is a true lover of all things beer, from events to designing labels to brewing, canning, cooking with beer, and of course drinking it! If not at the brewery, the wild Ashley can be found cheering on her NY Giants or sampling craft brews at one of the other fantastic breweries along the CT Beer Trail.

Favorite Shebeer- Finnegan's Ladder-Foreign Extra Stout ;)
Favorite Non-Shebeer- Anything by Night Shift
Favorite Movie of All-Time- The Sandlot

Rich: Co-Founder/Master Brewer. Original idea for brewery in 1995. Favorite Shebeers are Irish Plum Pudding and Irish Pale. Favorite beer is Sam Smith Nut Brown Ale. Enjoys Lord of the Rings both book and film. Would visit any and all breweries in Bavaria and Sam Smith in England. Love dogs, kayaking, music, comedy, whiskey and bourbon, problem solving, doing things with my kids, traveling and of course beer.

Jon: Fulfillment Overlord. Born and raised in Wolcott, CT, served 5 years in the U.S. Army, and has been volunteering at Shebeen since September 2013. If not spotted at the brewery, the wild Jon may be found outdoors, at the shooting range, relaxing while playing video games, or grooming his magnificent mustache.

Favorite Shebeer - Concord Grape Saison

Favorite Non-Shebeer - anything from Ommegang or Medusa brewing. 
Favorite Movie - Predator