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
Gabe hails from New Hampshire and has 20+ years of experience in craft beer. He's done it all from home brewing to serving. Gabe has many years of music experience as a guitar player and loves talking music. Gabe has three dogs and they are all named after the band, Phish.
Favorite CKBC beer: Helles Bavarian Lager
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
JulieAnne is originally from Tulsa, Oklahoma and is a professionally trained brewer. She loves writing new recipes to brew and loves talking about anything beer. JulieAnne also loves baking and always has something yummy to try so ask her about her newest baking endeavor!
Favorite CKBC beer: Lemondrop Pilsner
Matt is a Colorado native and is no stranger to beer. He has been a homebrewer and loves hazy IPAs and lagers. Matt has a degree in the music business and has booked shows all around the country. He loves all music but is a punk rocker at heart.
German Favorite CKBC beer: Traditional IPA
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