Oral histories preserve the voices of those who have shaped the course of American brewing in recent decades.
Oral histories with the following individuals have been recorded. Additional oral histories are scheduled constantly. Transcriptions and the audio of these interviews will be hosted by the Museum’s Archives Center.
Fritz Maytag, Anchor Brewing Co.
David Burkhart, Anchor Brewing Co.
Steve Dresler, Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
Ken Grossman, Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
Vinnie Cilurzo, Russian River Brewing Co.
Natalie Cilurzo, Russian River Brewing Co.
Michael Lewis, University of California, Davis
Charlie Papazian, Brewers Association
David Zuckerman, Boulder Beer
Adam Avery, Travis Rupp, Andy Parker, Fred Rizzo, Avery Brewing Co.
Eric Wallace, Dick Doore, Left Hand Brewing Co.
Twila Soles, Grouse Malt House
Wynne Odell, Doug Odell, Corkie Odell, Odell Brewing Co.
Peter Bouckaert, Brian Callahan, New Belgium Brewing Co.
Lara Zahaba, Brad Benson, Stoup Brewing
Rose Ann Finkel, Charles Finkel, Pike Brewing
Annie Johnson, PicoBrew
Brian Cadwell, Kevin Forhan, David Wiegand, Flying Bike Cooperative Brewery
Adam Robbings, Reuben’s Brews
Joanne Francis, Smuttynose Brewing Co. and Portsmouth Brewery
Peter Egleston, Smuttynose Brewing Co. and Portsmouth Brewery
Bailey Spaulding, Steve Wright, Jackalope Brewing Co.
Linus Hall, Yazoo Brewing Co.
Matthew Gouwens, Hop Farm Brewing Co.
Day Bracey, Ed Bailey, Drinking Partners Podcast
Sam McNulty, Market Garden Brewery
Paul Benner, Platform Beer Co.
Patrick Conway, Great Lakes Brewing Co.
David Dupee, Good City Brewing Co.
Mark Steinhardt, Bob Zirngible, Cole Krueger, AJS Tap Handles
Peter Gentry, One Barrel Brewing Co.
Jim Draeger, Mills Botham, Terrace at Memorial Union, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Dan Carey, New Glarus Brewing Co.
Deb Carey, New Glarus Brewing Co.
Carol Stoudt, Stoudts Brewing Co.
Tom Sullivan, Chris Rommel, Ardent Craft Ales
Sterling Stokes, Jr., Richmond Beermeister
Frank Clark, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation
Tony Ammendolia, Original Gravity and Final Gravity Brewing Co.
An Bui, The Answer Brewpub
Patrick Murtagh, Erick McKay, Hardywood Park Craft Brewery
Bill Mares, House of Fermentology
Liz Garibay, Chicago Brewseum
Claudia Jendron, Spiteful Brewing Co.
Sam Calagione, Mariah Calagione, Dogfish Head Brewery
Jack McAuliffe, New Albion Brewing Co.
Renee DeLuca, New Albion Brewing Co.
Steven Hampton, Brewery District Community Urban Redevelopment Corporation
Greg Hardman, Christian Moerlein Brewing Co.
John Piening, Boston Beer Co.
Brady Duncan, MadTree Brewing Co.
Kim Jordan, New Belgium Brewing Co.