Andrew Krocshe has made the jump from Marble to Ponderosa as the latter’s new brewer. (Photo courtesy of Ponderosa)
A while back we reported on the pending departure of founding brewer Matt Kollaja from Ponderosa Brewing. At the time we did not know why Matt was leaving the nascent brewery, nor who his replacement would be. While serving as the proverbial fly-on-the-wall for the creation of the 505 Collaboration beer, Matt told me that his departure was completely amicable. His wife had gotten a dream job back in Oregon, and as luck would have it, Matt’s boss at PINTS Brewery in Portland was opening a new location that Matt was chosen to run.
Of course, that still left the question hanging of who would replace him at Ponderosa. As it turned out, his replacement was standing just a few feet away. Marble production manager Andrew Krocshe was officially announced this week as the new brewer at Ponderosa, making the leap from being part of a huge brewing team to running his own show. As lu
Source: NM Dark Side Brew Crew
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