Yards Bewing Company

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Yards Bewing Company

People of Yards

It would make for a nice story if we came from a long line of brewers.

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).

People of yards
  • Rick Anstotz

    Rick Anstotz

    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
  • Shawn Birdsey

    Shawn  Birdsey

    Shawn loads truck after truck full of fresh Yards ales for your enjoyment.

    He boasts a green thumb as well, tending to his very own hop vines and tomatoes at home.

  • Mike Hans

    Mike Hans

    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
  • Steve Welsh

    Steve Welsh

    Stevo is our Packaging Manager.

    He's semi-fluent in Portuguese and more fluent after he's introduced you to cachaça.

  • Trevor Prichett

    Trevor Prichett

    Trevor is our Chief Operating Officer and lead authority on Italian culture and ‘la dolce vita.’

    His love and capacity for grappa is unmatched (and admittedly a bit odd).

  • Peter Kasper

    Peter Kasper

    Sometimes we call Peter "Pumpkin."

    You don't want to know his other nickname.

  • Tim Sieck

    Tim Sieck

    Tim, our Warehouse Manager, is like a polar bear.

    Soft and cuddly, loves the cold (box, that is) yet can be ferocious when poked with a stick.

  • Corey Fox

    Corey Fox

    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
  • Bob Stokes

    Bob Stokes

    Bob likes to keep his friends close and his enemies closer.

    Bob splits his time between the Yards packaging line and slaying bass for Dirt Worshipper, a metal band consisting of mostly Yards employees.

  • John Corrado

    John Corrado

    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
  • Tony Corrado

    Tony Corrado

    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
  • Frank McLaughlin

    Frank McLaughlin

    Our Tasting Room Manager’s lack of stature is easily replaced by his passion for the Boston Red Sox.

    He also has a Wade Boggs (Pitt the Elder!) like efficiency for changing kegs.

  • Drew Rutherford

    Drew Rutherford

    Andrew "Dr. Ew" Rutherford grew up on the mean streets of LA, drinking malt liquor and catching a tan.

    Dr. Ew coined the terms "ratcheter" and "grip ups." Can you name these tools?

  • Brian Noronha

    Brian Noronha

    Brian will tie-dye anything he can soak in a bucket.

    He's a packaging lead and our official ambassador to the annual Philadelphia Folk Festival.