Jason Kirkman

Jason is one of our founders and the head of brewery and distillery operations. Born in upstate New York, and a graduate of Colorado College, he has been a homebrewer since the early 90’s and has worked several stints as a commercial brewer and distiller, most recently at Bathtub Row Brewing Cooperative in Los Alamos and Broken Trail Brewery and Distillery in Albuquerque. A resident of Santa Fe since 2002, Jason was an elementary and middle school teacher for 12 years. Jason, his wife Angela, a translator and potter, and their three children, Cyrus, Isabella, and Cruz, have shared many experiences traveling, both within the states and internationally. Their two year journey around the world is documented on the website thebigfieldtrip.com. Jason’s favorite beers are hoppy lagers, Belgian tripels, and farmhouse style ales.