We're Number 11!

Baker, Co-Founder

Bryce is the only non-native Texan and hails from the land of Dorothy and Toto. After earning a degree in Mechanical Engineering at the University of Texas at Austin, he moved to Houston to work in the oilfield for 11 years. Once craft beer and home-brewing turned from a hobby to an obsession, the only logical next step was to open a brewery.

Favorite Beer Style: Double IPA or a thick, 30W Russian Imperial Stout
Favorite Meme: Xzibit's yo dawg
Fun Fact: Walks on his toes.

Handojo, Co-Founder

Jeff is one of those rare creatures facing extinction: a native Houstonian that still lives in Houston. Having left the University of Houston with both an undergraduate in computer science and an MBA, Jeff decided to torment his wife even more by starting a brewery. His love for beer is only exceeded by his ability to talk too much.

Favorite Beer Style: Anything sour. Recommend drinking in the convention halls of GABF.
Favorite Sushi: Hotategai. Unagi is a close second.
Fun Fact: Likes peanut butter and marshmallow cream sandwiches. Yes, this is a thing.

Moss, Co-Founder

Brandon grew up in a small Czech community in Texas with more kolache bakeries than bars and grocery stores combined. He graduated from Texas A&M with a Mechanical Engineering degree and earned an MBA from the University of Houston. Shortly after school he received a homebrew kit from his wife that turned his love of beer into an obsession to craft the perfect beer.

Favorite Beer Style: IPA and any liquid fermented with Belgian yeast
Favorite Activity: Riding singletrack along Cypress Creek
Fun Fact: Started getting grey hairs in college.

Reyes, Sales

Dime brings her "a que chingas me vez" sweetness to the streets, slingin' 11 Below beer to bars and restaurants around town. Born and raised in H-Town, Dime graduated from the University of Houston with a degree in writing with a concentration in poetics, and a minor in studio art.

Favorite Beer Style: Belgiansingledoubletripleipasburrz. Or just Belgians.
Favorite Word: Cephalopod
Fun Fact: Believes that the after life will consist of metal shows and killer beer.

Reichert, Sales

When James won our Hipster Sauce Tricycle Race, we just HAD to hire him. We then found out he makes one of the best Old Fashioneds on the planet, and it's been a bromance of epic proportions ever since. Lastly, as our resident brute he even works out, brah.

Favorite Beer Style: Like 'em all, but love a good German hefeweizen
Favorite Song: "Before the Devil Knows We're Dead" by Turnpike Troubadours
Fun Fact: This dude is a karaoke machine - loves to sing!

Rivali, Sales

Haley is a vegetarian and an animal fanatic. When not suffering with the rest of us here, she loves to read the classics and be outdoors. She has a cat named Bunny who thinks she’s a dog, and is crazy about drinking good beer with good friends. Leslie Knope is her hero! #knope2020

Favorite Beer Style: Anything hoppy, dark, or full-bodied
Favorite Books: Anna Karenina and The Alchemist
Fun Fact: Secretly a grandma: meaning, I can sleep anywhere, and I talk like one too!

Mayer, Ops

Zach is another rare creature who was born and raised in Houston, and used to work in professional sports for the Texans and BBVA Compass Stadium. He graduated with a degree in Communication from St. Edward’s University in Austin and now lives in Tomball with his much, much, much better-half, Bekah, and their dog, Lily.

Favorite Beer Style: IPAs and Stouts
Favorite Flavor of Ice Cream: Cookie Dough
Fun Fact: Played guitar since I was 11

Delgado, Ops

Joe is one seriously talented dude. In addition to being a non-stop mover on the production floor, he's also a huge metalhead, works part-time at haunted houses, and also does bodypaint. Yes, you read that right: bodypaint!

Favorite Beer Style: Pale ales, IPAs, and stouts
Favorite Movie Genre: Horror and comedies
Fun Fact: I played in 2 bands, and I can shotgun some beers!

Simpson, Ops

Dean is the newest member of our very odd and very strange family, and so naturally we put him on the Operations team so he can enjoy the comforts of cleaning out the mash tun during the Texas summers. As a Navy veteran he's pretty much built up incredible mental and physical pain thresholds, but we'll see ;)

Pastrana, Taproom

Victor is that one guy you can't ever get mad at no matter how hard you try, so he's a perfect fit for our taproom. Born and raised in Northwest Houston, he's a huge Manchester United fan even though the rest of us can't stand them. Okay so maybe we get just a little mad at him.

Favorite Beer Style: Pale ales, IPAs, and Mexican lagers
Favorite Sports Team: Manchester United. Come On You Reds!
Fun Fact: Can chug a Topo Chico in 3.2 seconds

Schickel, Taproom

We've had our share of folks come through here from the Eastern US, but Siena wins by virtue of hailing from Ithaca, NY. In addition to having a decidedly non-New York accent, Siena is a super-social people-person. This make us wonder if she's really from New York, or if she was sent here to keep us out of trouble.

Favorite Beer Style: Belgian abbey ale or IPA
Favorite Movie Genre: Sci-Fi/Fantasy
Fun Fact: Shook Bill Nye's hand when I was a kid
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