Behind the Brew: A Conversation with Malibu Brewing Company's Head Brewer and Co-Owner
Craft Beer Republic recently had the pleasure of sitting down with Chas Cloud, the head brewer, and Ryan Ahrens, co-owner, at Malibu Brewing Company, to learn more about the brewery's history, philosophy, and future plans.
Located in the heart of Malibu, California, Malibu Brewing Company is a small, family-owned brewery that opened its doors in 2022. With a focus on sustainability, creativity, and community, Malibu Brewing Company has become a beloved destination for locals and visitors alike.
During the interview, Chas and Ryan shared their passion for brewing and their vision for the future of Malibu Brewing Company. They talked about the brewery's commitment to using local ingredients, reducing waste, and supporting local causes.
Chas and Ryan also gave us a sneak peek at some of the upcoming beers from Malibu Brewing Company, including a seasonal sour ale made with locally grown citrus fruits and a juicy IPA brewed with a unique blend of hops.
In addition to discussing the brewery's philosophy and upcoming beers, Chas and Ryan shared some of their favorite memories from their time at Malibu Brewing Company. They talked about the camaraderie and creativity of the brewing team, the excitement of seeing customers enjoy the beer, and the joy of being part of a community of passionate craft beer enthusiasts.
Overall, the interview with Chas Cloud and Ryan Ahrens from Malibu Brewing Company was a fascinating look into the world of craft brewing. It was clear that Chas, Ryan, and their team are dedicated to producing high-quality, sustainable beer that reflects the unique character of Malibu. We can't wait to see what the future holds for this innovative and exciting brewery.