The truth is, we come from a long line of beer drinkers. So we know what good beer tastes like, and we imagine that after you try a few of our handcrafted ales, you will too. These are the folks who make the beer (plus a few friends we'd like you to meet).
Against his better judgement, Tom started Yards in 1994 in a garage in Manayunk.
But the proudest moment of his career in beer is his speaking role in a 1992 Bud Light commercial.1992 Bud Light commercial
The Rick is our Sales Manager and an international heavy metal star playing lead guitar in Dirt Worshipper and Yeast Factory.
He needs your clothes, your boots and your motorcycle.YEAST FACTORY
Doug joined the sales team in 2011.
He represents about half of Philadelphia as well as Delaware and Chester Counties. He's a chatter and would love to talk beer with you. Email him, address firstname.lastname@example.org
Tim is our Head Brewer and Production Manager.
He's also a talented performer. See for yourself below.Performed By Tim Roberts
Tony loves My Morning Jacket and his two Boston Terriers, Layla and Robot Tedward (The First).
He works on our packaging line by day and dreams of becoming Jim James' personal assistant by night.MY MORNING JACKET
Ron handles all the knives, flames, boiling water and spice blends at Yards.
Stay on his good side and you'll be just fine.YEAST FACTORY
Mike conducts tours of the brewery on the weekends.
We are not sure what Mike does during the week but we heard he has something to do with Dirty Diamond.Dirty Diamond
Lena is Swedish and by far the smartest person currently employed at Yards.
She and her PhD work in our lab ensuring the beer is consistently awesome.SWEDISH DRINKING SONG
Ron, our New Jersey sales rep, was solely hired based on how his name flows magically off the tongue.
That and he had a strong desire to explore the parts of New Jersey his own travels have not allowed.@RonYardsNJ
Corey was formerly employed by Heaven.
He now works here each day to bring our social media to heavenly heights. He also likes to draw. Just turn over one of our 12-pack trays ...12 PACK TRAYS
Before selling beer in Philadelphia, Montgomery and Bucks County, Kristin was actually an undercover FBI agent.
Her most exciting case was when she saved Miss USA from the evil Murphy Brown.@YardsKristin
A former music icon, known for his acoustic album, "Life's a Mitch,"
Mitch Albach retired from the music industry and took a job with us. He's is our lead brewer which makes perfect sense for this former front man.YEAST FACTORY
Ian spends most of his time staring at pictures of Doug the Pug and muttering Mets stats under his breath.
While he is not gazing at animals, he's out selling beer in Philadelphia and Delaware.@YardsBrewingIan
John quit on his acting career after always being typecast as the quintessential high school bad boy.
He works on the packaging line when not singing and playing bass guitar in Sun Cinema or Yards metal band, Yeast Factory.YEAST FACTORY