HEAD OF OPEN GATE BREWERY & BARREL HOUSE
Though he trained as a mechanical engineer, Andrew fell in love with the people and the passion in the beer industry and has led the new brewery project from the start. Always on the look-out for new beers to try, Guinness Blonde is his favorite (though Guinness Draught is a close second).
A California native, Peter is excited to move to Baltimore for the pit beef and the passion for beer in the community. Peter has been mastering brewing for approaching 20 years since graduating UC Davis, and has already built two breweries. A long time Guinness adorer, he has a particular taste for Guinness Antwerpen Stout.
Hollie started her career as a lobbyist for non-profits in Washington DC. She's been away from the area building an impressive resume as a brewmaster, but she can't wait to come back. Guinness Draught is her go-to, but she likes West Indies Porter when she can get it.
Green-bleeding Spartans fan Erin has the responsibility of making sure the whole site of the brewery runs smoothly. She moved to Baltimore 9 years ago and couldn't be happier raising her family right by Charm City. To her, Guinness Irish Wheat tastes like a perfect summer day.
Born in England but raised in Maryland, Oliver fell in love with the brewing industry years ago. He's got a penchant for writing and storytelling, and loves nothing more than to talk about Guinness over a pint of the same.
GUINNESS BREWERY AMBASSADOR - SOUTH ATLANTIC
They don't come much more Baltimorean than Ryan, whose family has lived in the city for generations. He's even been the public address announcer at Camden Yards for the last 6 years! A big beer fan with a big beard to match, Ryan calls out Guinness Foreign Extra Stout as a beer with a story as amazing as its flavor.
HUMAN RESOURCES BUSINESS PARTNER
Baltimore born and bred, Meghan firmly believes nowhere else beats the charm, heritage and culinary landscape of her home city. Responsible for building and developing a high-performing team at the brewery, she challenges anyone to name a beer more balanced than Guinness Draught.
Originally from Michigan, Sean has extensive experience with barrel aging and maturing beer. He's very excited to move to Baltimore to be part of the next chapter of Guinness history, and has always had a soft spot for Guinness Draught.