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Interview with Ryan Maloney, 2015 December 29
This interview took place in the administrative office of Mispillion River Brewing Company in Milford, Delaware. Maloney briefly discusses his background and early career before a more in-depth discussion of his education as a brewer and his experiences working in the brewery at Mispillion. The process of learning to brew is discussed, as are the technical aspects of the brewing process. Maloney offers perspective on the complexities of brewing as a science and a manufacturing process, and the business and marketing factors that brewers must consider in their work.
Ryan Maloney (1986 - ) is Head Brewer at Mispillion River Brewing Company. Maloney, a native of Milford, Delaware, grew up in a farming family, and served in the United States Marine Corps, and briefly worked in government contracting. Maloney started as a part time helper in the brewery at Mispillion River Brewing Company, took an online course through the Siebel Institute, and worked his way up to Head Brewer.
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Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department, Hagley Museum and Library
Beer and craft brewing oral history interviews (Accession 2016.287)
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