Jeff sits down with Distribution Manager, Jeanne Pacheco, and one of the OG BP employees, Ryan Glenn. They talk Ballast Point circa 1997, Yellowtail, Sculpin becoming “the” IPA, and the wild ride over the years. Jeanne and Ryan explain the moving parts and nimble attitude necessary to get beer from a brewery into consumers’ fridges, and RG talks about his eventual decision to purchase and run his favorite dive bar, The High Dive. The team recommends beer pairings for The High Dive’s infamous burgers, and they talk about staying connected during this time.
1:55 Learn about Jeanne Pacheco and her path through craft beer
5:00 Ryan Glenn from the High Dive joins the show
21:00 Ryan explains how he ended up buying the High Dive after working at Ballast Point for many years
40:30 Jeff names a few High Dive burgers for Jeanne and Ryan to pair with their favorite beer
Presented by Ballast Point, Dedicated to the Craft is is a celebration of loving what you do every day. We love brewing, and we love talking to others who love what they do, too. In this space, we will talk to other breweries, home brewers, and non-brewers alike. Join us weekly as we share brewing tips, stories, and lots of laughs – all over a few of our favorite beers.