MEET OUR TALENTED TEAM
Head Brewer – Greg “Fez” Fetzer
Greg was a homebrewer who started his professional brewing career with Rogue Ales in Newport, Oregon in 2012. At Rogue, he had the privilege of working under Brewmaster John Maier who is widely regarded as one of the most decorated brewers in the industry. For two years, Greg worked in all aspects of the business including leading packaging crews, monitoring and managing the cellar, and working on expansion projects. He has been brewing at Rockyard since 2014 and was promoted to Head Brewer in November 2016.
Brewer – Derick “Poke” Rivera
Derick joined Rockyard Brewing Co. team when he moved to Colorado from Cincinnati, Ohio. Working in the marketing side of the music industry, he was able to travel the country seeking out local breweries every step of the way. You’ll probably find him with music blasting, a beer in his hands and definitely a smile on his face!
Pub Brewer – John “Fox” Schneider
After moving to Colorado, John started his brewing career at Bristol Brewing in 2000 where he spent the next 10 years growing his love for craft beer as a brewer. The following 3 years he continued his brewing talents with Dry Dock Brewing Co. In 2015 John joined the Rockyard team as the Pub Brewer where he has been creating some delicious brews ever since.
Cellarman – Noah “Zark” Mitchell
Noah graduated from Colorado State University with a degree in Fisheries & Aquatic Sciences. He has also received a certificate in Applied Craft Brewing from Regis University. He has worked for Upslope Brewing Co. and Hogshead Brewery before joining us at Rockyard. Noah has a passion for beer because he believes it is an amazing combination of both art & science.