ABOUT

WHY “LOVIBOND”

 “Lovibond” refers to the scale brewers use to measure the color gradient of beer. Like a brewer seeking to brew beer across a wide spectrum of colors, we aim to make the beer industry more inclusive of all people, irrespective of race.  

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WHAT MAKES

US DIFFERENT:


Our internship gives hands on experience in all facets of the beer brewing industry, coming from a group of industry veterans determined to dismantle the monoculture of the industry. 

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Chris Inniss

President

  • What he does in life: Writer and CUNY writing instructor

  • Length of time in the beer industry: 8 years

  • Fun fact: Lover of fermented fruit - apples, mangos, melons, you name it!

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Heather McReynolds

Treasurer and Marketing Liaison

  • What she does in beer: Northeast sales for Hopsteiner, with previous roles in brewing, social media and marketing

  • Length of time in the beer industry: 15 years

  • Fun fact: Brewed collaboration beers in the United Kingdom, Brazil and Ireland 

  • Instagram
  • Twitter
  • LinkedIn
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Flint Whistler

Secretary

  • What he does in beer: Head Brewer, Daleview Biscuits and Beer

  • Length of time in the beer industry: 10 years

  • Fun fact: Head brewer of the smallest licensed brewery in NYC

  • Instagram

Mary Izett 

Board Member

  • What she does in beer: Co-owner of Fifth Hammer Brewing, Author of Speed Brewing

  • Length of time in the beer industry: Homebrewer for 15 years, brewery co-owner for 5 years

  • Fun fact: Personal motto is "Making Keeps Me Sane" - enjoys knitting, sewing, crocheting & crafting tiny things as much as brewing

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Meet The Team

 
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Christopher Gandsy

Vice President

  • What he does in beer: Owner and Operator, Daleview Biscuits and Beer

  • Length of time in the beer industry: 3 years

  • Fun fact: Classically trained bass player 

Drew Kostic 

Board Member and Legal Liaison

  • What he does in beer: Cellar Manager at Oskar Blues Brevard

  • Length of time in the beer industry: 3 years

  • Fun fact: Once brewed an IPA "dry-hopped" with Tang in honor of the 50th anniversary of the moon landing

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