MEET THE TEAM
Jeremy Gobien, Ph.D
Jeremy has been a homebrewer with his wife Kristen for years in their home in Raleigh, NC. Jeremy decided to put his engineering and brewing experience to the test by opening Copper Kettle Brewing Company in 2011. He has his Ph.D from NC State in material science engineering and has found many similarities between his degree and brewing.
Favorite CKBC beer: Snowed In Coconut
Kristen is responsible for managing the daily operations of the business, along with wearing multiple hats around the brewery as needed. Kristen is a nurse educator for Syneos Health. She'll never turn down a beer if it includes chilling out in her backyard with Jeremy, their dog Charlie and watching her kids play. (Our regulars call her "K1").
Favorite CKBC beer: Czech Pilsner
MARKETING MANAGER & GRAPHIC DESIGNER
Anna holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in graphic design from the University of Iowa. New to Colorado, Anna is originally from the snowy Minnesota. With her graphic design background, Anna has designed many craft beer labels for multiple breweries and found her way to Copper Kettle and is loving all she gets to do in this role.
Favorite CKBC beer: Into the Woods
TASTING ROOM MANAGER
Jenny’s a Buffalo/Corning, NY native who made her way west. Aside from slinging beers and event planning she loves hiking, live music, cooking, and just about any dog that has ever existed!
Favorite CKBC beer: Sobremesa
BREWER/MASTER OF THE FIRKIN' UNIVERSE
Phil holds an Associate Degree in Brewing from Siebel Institute of Technology in addition to a degree in Biology from Pepperdine. He has lived in California, Germany, and Chicago. He has two young kids and as a Colorado native, spends his free time cycling, snowboarding, and sipping on the fruits of his labor.
Favorite CKBC beer: Citrus Paradisi
BREWER/CANNING LINE WHISPERER
Having lived in both Seattle and San Diego prior to moving to Denver, Ryan has been exposed to some of the best beer our industry has to offer. He enjoys exploring the great outdoors, spending time with his lovely wife, and listening to the same songs on repeat until he gets sick of them.
Favorite CKBC beer: Moral Support Double Dry Hopped IPA
Besides being a major badass, Rocky has a degree in Brewery Operations from Metro State in Denver. She also dominates 14ers like nobody business, attends the most concerts of anyone on the planet earth, and loves puppies and pinatas.
Favorite CKBC beer: The Bandit Rauchbier
Isabel is from Manhattan, Kansas, and is no stranger to beer. Having worked at Little Apple Brewing Company in Kansas she fit right into the Copper Kettle family when she made the move here to Denver. She hopes to become a scuba divemaster and loves to travel!
Favorite CKBC beer: Sobremesa
Sarah hails from Long Island, New York, and is an avid music lover. Sarah is German and lived in Berlin for a couple of months, and absolutely loves everything about German beer. Sarah used to race dirtbikes and is a serious badass.
Favorite CKBC beer: Bavarian Lager
Charlie is everyone's favorite part of CKBC. Having a beer named after him, Charlie's Golden Strong, he is a true representation of all things Copper Kettle and always the most popular one in the room.
Favorite CKBC beer: Whatever spilt on the floor