"When I grow up I want to run a brewery" is an actual high school yearbook quote which has proved prophetic for Mitzlaff, who says the best parts of being Goodwood CEO are giving back to the community, creating jobs and building a brand that Louisville and Kentucky can be proud of. His favorite Goodwood variant: The one with the highest margin and greatest demand. Spoken like a true CEO!
Beer DNA: Fraternity brother and would-be bootlegger = Pledges future in the beer business.
Halbleib has been brewing beer and mead for over 25 years. He is a member of the Mast Brewers Association of the America’s, and Kentucky Colonel. Asked about his favorite part of brewing, Hobbs responds that recipe development is where art, chemistry, and biology intersect. “There is never a dull moment in the brewery when art and science meet”.
Beer DNA: IT guy and Zymurgist = Connection with Brewmaster dream job.
Beer DNA: Burned-out ad man calls on beer-drinking brotherhood = Dials up a refreshed career in craft brewing.
Beer DNA: One-time Guinness Girl of KY and leader of the Jägerettes = Models herself into Sales Manager job.
Beer DNA: F16 Crew Chief, Siebel Graduate = Perfect Landing as Head Brewer.
Kentucky & West Virginia Sales Rep
Beer DNA: Early Taproom regular = Becomes fixture specializing in sales and craft beer media.
Indiana Sales Rep
Beer DNA: Student and taproom beertender expands his barkeep charisma across the Ohio River, pushing Goodwood brews in his home state!
Beer DNA: Roaming beer collector = Found home in brewery.
Beer DNA: Army Sargent = Reenlistment as brewery FNG.
Taproom Manager, and Music Booking
Beer DNA: Local Musician and craft-beer lover transforms Nulu taproom into hip venue supporting Louisville's local talent!