Bristol Brewing

Staff

  • Favorite Pint
    Whatever is freshest
    Hails From
    the Midwest
    Extracurriculars
    Having a mature salt n' peper ponytail.
    Why Bristol?

    Why not?


    Chris Hastings

    Head Brewer

  • Favorite Pint
    Winter Warlock
    Hails From
    Colorado Springs, Colorado
    Extracurriculars
    Hiking, fishing, disc golf, capture the flag champion (allegedly).
    Why Bristol?

    I get to promote what I like with people I love!


    Kyle Wichert

    Pub & Events

  • Favorite Pint
    Compass IPA
    Hails From
    Salida, CO
    Extracurriculars
    Hiking, mountain biking, camping, off-roading, and photography.
    Why Bristol?

    Because what is better than dogs, beer, and community?!


    Jasmine Beaubien

    Social Media & Communications Specialist

  • Favorite Pint
    The Quad and Beehive
    Hails From
    Kunming, China / Colorado Springs
    Extracurriculars
    I love spending time with my friends and my cat.
    Why Bristol?

    I enjoy the environment from the team and the guests along with the outreach to the community.


    Katie Morrison Pibel

    Pub

  • Favorite Pint
    Chiefs Root Beer (almost 21!)
    Hails From
    Maryland
    Extracurriculars
    I enjoy hiking, reading, and spending time with my family.
    Why Bristol?

    I appreciate Bristol's ethicality and dedication to maintaining a a high level of corporate social responsibility.


    Tristan Stevens

    Pub

  • Favorite Pint
    Beehive
    Hails From
    Sioux Falls, South Dakota
    Extracurriculars
    I love snowboarding, playing golf, disc golf, hiking, running, playing board games with friends, and soccer.
    Why Bristol?

    In one word, community. Bristol seems like a hub for good people who appreciate having a community they can be proud of.


    Anthony Castillo

    Pub

  • Favorite Pint
    Compass
    Hails From
    Georgia
    Extracurriculars
    Volunteering, bowling, and hiking.
    Why Bristol?

    Love the atmosphere and since of community.


    David Jones

    Pub

  • Favorite Pint
    Beehive
    Hails From
    Colorado Springs, Colorado
    Extracurriculars
    Reading, writing, drawing and filmmaking.
    Why Bristol?

    I really appreciate that Bristol works to bring people together and has such a positive impact on the local community.


    Brianna Aragon-Luby

    Pub

  • Favorite Pint
    World Peace Death Ray
    Hails From
    Sloatsburg, NY
    Extracurriculars
    Painting, drawing, hiking, snowboarding, skiing, and gardening.
    Why Bristol?

    I love how community centered Bristol is. Whether it's giving back through Karma Hour, or the fact that we don't have TV's to push people to engage with one another.


    Samantha Wilson

    Pub

  • Favorite Pint
    World Peace Death Ray
    Hails From
    Illinois
    Extracurriculars
    Spending time with my son, concerts, dance and making art.
    Why Bristol?

    I love the community importance in all aspects!


    Lea Partipilo

    Pub

  • Favorite Pint
    Chiefs Root Beer (I'm 18)
    Hails From
    California
    Extracurriculars
    I enjoy hiking, photography, boxing, and playing my guitar and drums.
    Why Bristol?

    Bristol is such a unique business, the managers actually care and get to know you personally. Bristol also has a great sense of community.


    Leon Rodas

    Pub

  • Favorite Pint
    Laughing Lab
    Hails From
    Lamar, Colorado (15 years in the Springs)
    Extracurriculars
    Coaching kids sports, I love to make an impact and try and mold great individuals.
    Why Bristol?

    The opportunities to connect with people and community all through the process of making beer.


    Derik Gentz

    Operations

  • Favorite Pint
    Beehive Honey Wheat
    Hails From
    Austin, Texas (1 year in the Springs)
    Extracurriculars
    Anything outdoors with my family and friends. We love finding new amazing adventures - Colorado has plenty!
    Why Bristol?

    How much the company cares about its employees and the community. The good vibes and willingness to make a difference reverberate through the staff which is really cool.


    Kortney Reyes

    Events

  • Favorite Pint
    Beehive Honey Wheat
    Hails From
    Southern California (18 years in the Springs)
    Extracurriculars
    I like to bake cookies with too many chocolate chips, pet strangers dogs, and give my loved ones lots of hugs!
    Why Bristol?

    It's like all the loveliest people in the world were given a delicious Bristol beer, and somehow they became even more lovely! The people here never fail to make me smile!


    Nicollette Martinez

    Dry Goods

  • Favorite Pint
    World Peace Death Ray
    Hails From
    Lytle, Texas (12 years in the Springs)
    Extracurriculars
    traveling and spending time with my family.
    Why Bristol?

    The people we attract as a business and a community.


    Rob LaVerne

    Sales

  • Favorite Pint
    Yellow Kite
    Hails From
    (22 years in the Springs)
    Why Bristol?

    The beer (obviously), and our historic location.


    Jeff Adams

    Brewery

  • Favorite Pint
    Old #23 Barleywine
    Hails From
    Minnesota (19 years in the Springs)
    Why Bristol?

    We are an independent brewery that is very involved with our community.


    Lynne Blesener

    Accounting

  • Favorite Pint
    Mango Golden Sour
    Hails From
    Kentucky (3 years in the Springs)
    Extracurriculars
    I love to spend time outdoors and hike with my pup Louise.
    Why Bristol?

    The sense of community and the wonderful culture we have with our employees and guests!


    Brittney Myers

    Pub

  • Favorite Pint
    English Old Ale
    Hails From
    Des Moines, Iowa
    Extracurriculars
    I do a lot of fishing, camping, disc golfing, and play guitar. Also being Bristol's hype guy!
    Why Bristol?

    The beer, our location in Ivywild school, the beer, our community involvement, and of course the beer!


    Cory Cockayne

    Pub & Events

  • Favorite Pint
    Mass Transit
    Hails From
    Colorado Springs, Colorado
    Extracurriculars
    Discovering new places to wine and dine at, being outdoors, and most importantly drinking beer.
    Why Bristol?

    The cool environment and the amazing people I work with.


    Alison Jurado

    Dry Goods

  • Favorite Pint
    World Peace Death Ray
    Hails From
    Chinook, Montana (Moved to Colorado Springs in Jr. High a long time ago!)
    Extracurriculars
    Gardening
    Why Bristol?

    I can be creative and free, great beer!


    Teri Mitchell

    Dry Goods

  • Favorite Pint
    Yellow Kite
    Hails From
    Boston, Mass. (Moved to Colorado Springs in 1991)
    Extracurriculars
    Mountain Biking, Skiing, Surfing.
    Why Bristol?

    It is a happy, fun environment with great people.


    Jeff Sampson

    Operations

  • Favorite Pint
    World Peace Death Ray
    Hails From
    Denver, Colorado (Moved to Colorado Springs in 2000)
    Why Bristol?

    I love working at Bristol because of the family atmosphere and the fact that we get to produce the best craft beer.


    Ryan Cordova

    Distribution

  • Favorite Pint
    Laughing Lab or the Hefewiezen
    Hails From
    Colorado Springs, Colorado
    Extracurriculars
    Snowboarding, camping, hiking, rock climbing. Anything outdoors.
    Why Bristol?

    The sense of community and family. Everyone wants to see each other succeed.


    Dolan Buckingham

    Distribution

  • Favorite Pint
    World Peace Death Ray
    Hails From
    West Virginia (Moved to Colorado Springs in 2000)
    Extracurriculars
    Drinking beer, binge watching documentaries, spending time with family and friends.
    Why Bristol?

    I enjoy working at Bristol because my co-workers have turned into some of my best friends, and having a beer tab is pretty cool, too!


    Morgan Murphy

    Pub

  • Favorite Pint
    World Peace Death Ray
    Hails From
    I was originally born in a log cabin with no running water or electricity in Cotopaxi, Colorado on Little Bear Ranch. However this became somewhat problematic for a newborn and Manitou Springs is where I landed.
    Extracurriculars
    Most of my time is spent in the art studio or teaching. I am a classically trained printmaker.
    Why Bristol?

    Community - It is shared physical experiences with motion and connection over a beer.


    Nikos Pulos

    Sales

  • Favorite Pint
    Wireless
    Hails From
    Colorado Springs, Colorado
    Extracurriculars
    Spelunking, drinking beer, spending time with friends.
    Why Bristol?

    Family-like atmosphere, community, being a part of something awesome.


    Aaron Kohn

    Pub

  • Favorite Pint
    Wireless Warlock
    Hails From
    L.A. (Moved to Colorado Springs when I was a baby)
    Extracurriculars
    Cooking, obsessing over cats.
    Why Bristol?

    Great chill experience. Selling beer is an awesome job!


    Ashlee Schorzman

    Pub

  • Favorite Pint
    Wit
    Hails From
    Palm Springs, California (Moved to Colorado Springs in 2014)
    Extracurriculars
    Traveling, laying by the pool.
    Why Bristol?

    Bristol is fun and we’re all passionate about what we do.


    Whitney Pedersen

    Pub

  • Favorite Pint
    Knob HIll and IPL
    Hails From
    Connecticut (Moved to Colorado Springs in 2015)
    Extracurriculars
    Hiking, biking, boating, yoga, drinking beer, and traveling.
    Why Bristol?

    Fun and growing atmosphere, they love beer, and a great team!


    Christine Tilley

    Pub

  • Favorite Pint
    Automaton
    Hails From
    Long Beach, California (Moved to Colorado Springs at 4 years old)
    Extracurriculars
    Guitar and hiking.
    Why Bristol?

    The people and the environment are A-Maze-balls.


    Robert Raabe-Maez

    Pub

  • Favorite Pint
    Beehive
    Hails From
    Colorado Springs, Colorado
    Extracurriculars
    Running, hiking, camping.
    Why Bristol?

    My coworkers are family.


    Nicole Bennett

    Pub

  • Favorite Pint
    Fresh Hop IPA
    Hails From
    Marlton, New Jersey (Moved to Colorado Springs in 2016)
    Extracurriculars
    I like to sing and play guitar, hike with my dog, anything on the ocean, and of course, drink beer!
    Why Bristol?

    I like working for Bristol because good beer brings people closer together. It's great to work for a company that's passionate about the same things that I am.


    Ryan McGee

    Pub

  • Favorite Pint
    Laughing Lab
    Hails From
    California
    Extracurriculars
    Love being outdoors, hiking, running, working out, etc.
    Why Bristol?

    I love the local and family owned part of it.


    Kelly Penrose

    Pub

  • Favorite Pint
    World Peace Death Ray
    Hails From
    Born and bred in Colorado Springs
    Extracurriculars
    Love sports, golf, bowling, hockey, softball, etc.
    Why Bristol?

    I like working at Bristol because of the personal touch. We're not a big business, we're a small family.


    Jerred McIntosh

    Pub

  • Favorite Pint
    Winter Warlock - subject to change with the season
    Hails From
    Ontario, Oregon
    Extracurriculars
    Hiking, snowboarding, and playing tennis.
    Why Bristol?

    The opportunity to grow with the company and contribute my knowledge to make great beer.


    Kelsey Pobanz, Ph.D.

    Quality Manager