Braxton Labs Beer Science Fair: Firkin Profile: Conan Crofoot

Beer Science Fair is an event to celebrate creativity, innovation, and individualism within the craft brewing industry. 9 of our brewers have put their noses to the grindstone to come up with firkins for testing and judging by YOU at Beer Science Fair on September 29th at Braxton Labs.

We’re very excited about the beers that our brewers have been working on, and we’re looking forward to sharing them with you! This blog post profiles Conan Crofoot. Conan was the first full time hire here at Braxton. A prolific home brewer for several years, his expertise has helped us to produce quite a few incredible beers, which makes us excited to see what he’s brewing for Beer Science Fair! Read about Conan’s firkin below.

What’s your role at Braxton?
Lead Cellerman

Can you describe your beer/firkin?
Storm Dry Hopped with Saaz and Ginger

What inspired you to create this beer for the Science Fair?
This is for my wife. She brewed a beer very similar to this when I still home brewed and it won several awards.

Why are you excited about your firkin?
It is just a good blend of flavors.

What’s been your favorite Braxton beer/Braxton Labs beer this year and why?
Oktober Fuel – I love the season.

Why do you think your firkin will win the blue ribbon?
Doesn’t matter as long as it beats Bird’s.

We’re thrilled for the Braxton Labs Beer Science Fair to make its return in 2018. Seeing our brewers craft these remarkably unique beers makes us proud to work alongside such creative and inspired folks.

Beer Science Fair takes place on September 29th at Braxton Labs.
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