Bristol Brewing

Staff

  • 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
    Chicago (3 years in the Springs)
    Extracurriculars
    I love Colorado Springs's local food community, and I try to cultivate it through Flying Pig Farm, a community garden in Manitou Springs.
    Why Bristol?

    Our history in the community. Bristol has grown because of our community, and our community has grown with Bristol.


    Steve Oliveri

    Operations

  • Favorite Pint
    Beehive Honey Wheat
    Hails From
    Colorado Springs
    Extracurriculars
    Shredding the trails on my mountain biking and doing yoga
    Why Bristol?

    Our community’s love for local craft beer


    Adam Noffsinger

    Distribution

  • 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
    Bristol’s Saison
    Hails From
    Quad Cities, Iowa (2 years in the Springs)
    Extracurriculars
    I dig Chicago Bears football and playing the drums.
    Why Bristol?

    The art behind every finished product we make.


    Joe Hale

    Packaging

  • 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
    Wireless Warlock
    Hails From
    Boston, Massachusetts (Moved to Colorado Springs in 2015)
    Extracurriculars
    Play with my own "laughing lab" named Logan.
    Why Bristol?

    Working with an awesome group of people who are all passionate about what we do.


    Jason Littman-Quinn

    Sales

  • Favorite Pint
    Laughing Lab
    Hails From
    Fountain, Colorado (38 years in the Springs)
    Extracurriculars
    I like to work on my 65 Mustang, a project car that I'm hoping to get back on the road within the next 2 years.
    Why Bristol?

    We’re all about family and the community, always giving back to those that have supported us.


    Terry Noffsinger

    Sales

  • Favorite Pint
    It depends on what’s on tap at the pub!
    Hails From
    Connecticut (33 years in the Springs)
    Extracurriculars
    I love playing golf and spending time with my family.
    Why Bristol?

    Bristol cares deeply about our community and its betterment through craft beer.


    Wayne Truax

    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
    Automaton White IPA
    Hails From
    Colorado Springs
    Why Bristol?

    I love our involvement in the Colorado Springs community that I hold so dear to my heart.


    Stephanie Byrne

    Pub

  • Favorite Pint
    Beehive Honey Wheat - with a splash of lemonade
    Hails From
    Kentucky (3 years in the Springs)
    Extracurriculars
    I love to spend time outdoors and hike!
    Why Bristol?

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


    Brittney Meyers

    Pub

  • Favorite Pint
    English Old Ale
    Hails From
    Des Moines, Iowa (1 year in the Springs)
    Extracurriculars
    I do a lot of fishing, camping, disc golfing, and playing guitar.
    Why Bristol?

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


    Cory Cockayne

    Pub

  • Favorite Pint
    Automaton White IPA
    Hails From
    New Jersey (5 years in the Springs)
    Why Bristol?

    Working alongside my passionate and funny coworkers while learning more about the amazing world of craft brewing!


    Mercedes Whitman

    Pub

  • Favorite Pint
    English Old Ale, Winter Warlock, Cherry Sour, Beehive
    Hails From
    Grand Rapids Michigan (Moved to Colorado Springs in 2014)
    Extracurriculars
    Being with my beautiful family and friends as well as my two crazy Weimaraners.
    Why Bristol?

    Great place with great people!


    Mike Munyon

    Operations

  • 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

    Pub

  • 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

    Operations

  • 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
    Florida (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 coworkers 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
    Fresh Hop
    Hails From
    Cedar Rapids, Iowa (Moved to Colorado Springs in 2011)
    Extracurriculars
    Snowboarding, hiking, biking, climbing ... outside stuff.
    Why Bristol?

    I love the community and the amazing craft beer.


    Luke Agrimson

    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
    World Peace Death Ray
    Hails From
    Omaha, Nebraska
    Extracurriculars
    Spending time with friends, cooking, grilling, and being outside.
    Why Bristol?

    Past customer experiences at Bristol, interactions with Bristol employees on and off-site


    Christopher Chavez

    Pub

  • Favorite Pint
    Laughing Lab / Mass Transit / Imperial Stout
    Hails From
    New York, New York
    Extracurriculars
    Hiking with my dog, soccer, visiting microbreweries, fishing, and hanging out with friends.
    Why Bristol?

    I love the beers that Bristol has and how they are in every bar in Colorado Springs. They are very involved in the community.


    Josue Rodas

    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
    Hails From
    Illinois, Indiana
    Extracurriculars
    Hiking and climbing.
    Why Bristol?

    The family atmosphere! You guys are awesome!


    Jenn Miller

    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

  • Hails From
    Red Bluff, California
    Extracurriculars
    Socializing, watching sports, video games, hiking, and exploring.
    Why Bristol?

    I am a huge fan of craft brewing and have always been curious about what makes a brewery successful.


    Maison Etzler

    Pub