Our Team

The Brew Crew

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Laura Hill, PhD

Owner/Brewer

Laura received her Bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering from Cornell University, her Master’s degree in Food Science focused in Flavor Chemistry of fermented beverages from Washington State University, and her Doctorate in Bioengineering, focused in Food Engineering from Texas A&M University. Laura worked for Spoetzl Brewery (Shiner) for 4 years as the Quality Assurance Manager where she developed new beer recipes, managed yeast growth, and analyzed every aspect of the beers to ensure they were up to the highest standards of quality. While working at Spoetzl, Laura earned her Brewing Diploma from the Institute of Brewing & Distilling.

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Jason Kinderman

Owner/Brewer

Originally from Panama City, Florida Jason received his Bachelor's degree in Business Administration with a focus in Marketing from the University of South Florida. During this time he began homebrewing while visiting craft breweries around the world and quickly realized his true passion was making craft beer. A few years later he decided to make the jump to professional brewing and sold everything except what he could fit in his car and moved to Austin, TX. His goal since then was to open a brewpub of his own. Jason went to work for Thirsty Planet Brewing Company over the last 5 years where he held many different positions allowing him to learn every facet of the industry. All the while guest brewing with his friends across the country at their respective breweries.

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Ambrosia

Squirrel Security

Ambrosia has never not won employee of the month. 6 years and counting.