In the inaugural episode of our new series
, meet the people behind
. Steve Hindy, the founder and chairman, fell in love with homebrewing during his time in the Middle East as a war correspondent, and Garrett Oliver, the brewmaster, discovered his passion while he was a rock band manager in London. While Steve and Garrett got into beer in unconventional ways (a common theme in the world of brewing), the two were clearly meant for this craft. Brooklyn Brewery has been a major player in revitalizing the craft beer movement in New York City and the world.
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