Meet Chris Meyers, co-owner of Crane Brewing in Raytown, Missouri. Chis is currently serving as the Guild's secretary of the board of directors. He has been involved in the craft beer industry for 6 years.
How did you get started in the craft beer industry?
Fell in love with Craft Beer, then homebrewing, and needed to open a brewery
What's your "why?" or what gets you out of bed each day?
My family - ( Direct, Brewery, Guild, and our customers)
What was your first-ever craft beer?
Sam Adams Pale Ale
What does your job entail at the brewery?
Everything. Production, Sales, Events, Distribution, Cleaning, etc
What do you do with your free time?
If you could work on a collaboration beer with any other craft brewery, who would it be?
What is your favorite thing about the craft beer industry?
The community. The ability to create and share what we love.
What's the best beer you've ever had?
What's one fun fact about you?
My former career was in Veterinary Medicine.
Why did you join the Missouri Craft Brewers Guild?
To support those interested in a unified craft beer industry in the state.