Ladies and gentlemen,
welcome to the main event.
After weeks of nominations and eliminations, the 20 Most Eligible Bachelors of Craft Beer (2011) have been determined.
The basic qualifications were as such:
- Must work for a craft brewery (all positions considered)
- Must NOT be married (other relationship statuses accepted)
Many men were evaluated, and only 20 made the final cut.
The judging criteria were as follows:
- Industry Talent
20 men were scored and ranked — but only ONE man will take home the crown of “Mr. Craft Beer 2011.”
Without any further ado, let me present the winners of….
THE 20 MOST ELIGIBLE BACHELORS of CRAFT BEER 2011
# 20 — Mr. James Watts
# 19 — Mr. Dylan Lintern
Vice President, NOLA Brewing Company
#18 — Mr. Chad Melis
Marketing Director, Oskar Blues
#17 — Mr. Jon Carpenter
Brewer, Dogfish Head
#16 — Mr. Eric Salazar
Brewer, New Belgium Brewing Company
#15 — Mr. Colin Ferguson
Beer Jockey, Great Divide Brewing Company
#14 — Mr. Tyler King
Brewmaster, The Bruery
#13 — Mr. Jason Yester
President & Brewmaster, Trinity Brewing
#12 — Mr. Jason Oliver
Brewmaster, Devil’s Backbone Brewing Company
#11 — Mr. Matt Dauffenbach
Sales Manager & Evangelist, Tallgrass Brewing Company
And now for the top ten most eligible men in the craft beer industry … drum roll please….
#10 — Dr. Bill Sysak
FOH Beverage Supervisor, Stone Brewing Company
#9 — Mr. Adam Avery
Founder & Brewmaster, Avery Brewing Company
#8 — Mr. Jamie Floyd
Co-founder & Brewmaster, Ninkasi Brewing Company
#7 — Mr. Greg Koch
CEO & Co-founder, Stone Brewing Company
#6 — Mr. Garrett Oliver
Founder & Brewmaster, Brooklyn Brewery
#5 — Mr. Joe Mohrfeld
Brewer, Odell Brewing Company
#4 — Mr. Shaun “Sully” O’ Sullivan
Brewmaster & Co-Founder, 21st Amendment
#3 — Mr. Kelly Ryan
Brewer, EPIC Beer
#2 — Mr. Matt Bryndilson
Brewmaster, Firestone Walker Brewery
MR. CRAFT BEER 2011
Head Brewer, Pizza Port Brewing Company
Well, there you have it. The most eligible bachelors of craft beer in 2011. But before all you ladies start bombarding these fine gentlemen with emails, facebook messages, text, tweets, etc… take heed because, unfortunately, many of them are in committed relationships.
BUT WAIT FOLKS. The fun DOES NOT stop here. As with the Miss America Pageant, we have decided to give some of these boys “special awards”… stay tuned for Mr. Congeniality, Mr. Best Dressed and more!