Smack, Taylor (interviewee), Hargreaves, Gregory (interviewer)
This interview took place on an enclosed porch adjacent to the dining balcony at Blue Mountain Brewery in Afton, Virginia. Smack offers perspective on the complicated ways in which regulation shapes business; and how major business decisions at Blue Mountain Brewery were informed by regulation.
Cordrey, John (interviewee), Hargreaves, Gregory (interviewer)
This interview took place in the Office of the Alcoholic Beverage Control Commissioner (O.A.B.C.C.) of the State of Delaware, in Wilmington, Delaware. Cordrey offers perspective on the legal and regulatory aspects of the craft brewing industry, and of alcohol regulation more generally.
This interview took place in the administrative office of Mispillion River Brewing Company in Milford, Delaware. Bigelow discusses her background and early career and contrasts it with her experience working in the craft brewing industry. Bigelow offers perspective on breweries as workplaces, the process of selling beer, and the challenges of communicating a brewery's message in a crowded market.