Coming home from two months in the northeast, I discovered my coeditor for The Brew-Score, a publication of The Music City Brewers: otherwise known as my wife Millie, had stored what work she had done on The Brew Score on her work computer. While visiting her husband at their place in the Adirondacks they dumped EVERYTHING. What to do, what to do? Well, why not call our featured speaker for The Music City Brewoff? Besides, I’ll be away that weekend and judging in Albany, NY the next weekend, hell, I wanted to talk to him too! John Kimmich, pronounced “Kim-ick” according to the lady who answered the phone, NOT like “Kucinich,” was gracious enough to call back. We spoke briefly. I decided to share here that brief interview here at The Professor
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The call came in on my cell while I was balancing several things at the same time. I answered and fumbled for a pen, only to find a magic marker… that didn’t work. Oh, Interviewer, how awkward can we seem? Let me count the ways.
John’s voice didn’t disappoint. Looking at the picture I said to myself, “Are brewers getting younger, or am I just getting older? The last, I fear. I was only about 25 when I brewed my first. Continue reading “A Brief Brewer Profile: John Kimmich”