Head Brewer – Derick “Poke” Rivera


Derick Rivera started his brewing career when he joined the Rockyard team back in 2015. Since then he has spent the past years working hard alongside our previous head brewer creating and brewing all of our award-winning craft brews. He has been actively involved in all aspects of the brewing process at Rockyard, from Cellarman to Assistant Brewer and now Head Brewer. 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.