San Francisco, CA
Brewmaster and Certified Cicerone Brenden Dobel started home brewing to delve deeper into beer’s history and traditions, tasting as many new beers as possible and visiting as many breweries around the world. He worked at Monterey Brewing Company, Tabernash Brewing Company in Denver, CO, and his own Reccow Brewing Company. He has also studied at Doemans Brewing Academy in Munich, Germany. In 2002, he was invited to brew for ThirstyBear Brewing Co. in his hometown of San Francisco.