Owner / Brewer / “Hey can you fix this?” Guy
On a deck in the desert just outside Bend, OR. Watching the sunset over the Cascade Range (3 Sisters).
My desert island beer right now would be Lightly Salted. Crisp, fruity and crushable. Complex enough to dig into, simple enough to enjoy all day.
I worked as an adventure tour guide bouncing around Maine, Pennsylvania, New Hampshire, Oregon, Washington, Canada and Costa Rica for a few years during and after college.
“No Worries” / “That’s Awesome”
I love watching the lines that Dave Rastovich draws…on any board.
Sprout. I love the board-agnostic view of wave sliding and riding—whatever gets the job done and maximizes fun. I also love the filming and soundtrack—just an altogether groovy flick.
Owner / Front End Ops Manager /Making sure this runaway train stays on track
A small town in South Jersey that no one’s ever heard of.
I honestly want to say it was Golden Monkey. Today, I think my favorite Belgian is New Belgium’s Cascara Quad. Mmm.. coffee cherries.
Obviously our coconut porter, but I am digging the new Gose.
I have a hard time buying things because I think, “I could totally make that.” (And then I usually do).
Other than hanging out with our little man, I’m a nerd for drunken board game nights.
Bert just brought me home some TMNB from Bolero Snort that I’m really appreciating.
I’m obsessed with Korean pork tacos from MOGO in Asbury. In case anyone wanted to bring me some..
Is it lame to say Bert?
Amendment 21 when we got to experience the first Last Wave pints sold outside of the brewery. What a journey…
Costa Rica to practice Spanish, but mostly to visit the sloth sanctuary!
Ownitor: Owner and Janitor
Phillipsburg, born and raised with some stops along the way.
Wavvy Gravy Ale by Lagunitas and I only bought it because it had Frank Zappa on the label
I’m a Layback guy
I can play the harmonica and I’ve skinny-dipped in both the Atlantic and Pacific Ocean
Anything my brother brings home from Modern Times
Anything between heavy metal and doo wop. But I don’t think I could live in a world where Black Sabbath didn’t exist
Bede Durbidge for sheer force, but if we’re talking style, it’s gotta be Parko.
Big Wednesday – “He ain’t no hodad, squidlips.”
Surf good waves and read great books.
Drank a beer in hot tub overlooking a full moon on the Pacific Ocean in Big Sur in some weird resort that we snuck into in our underwear. That was pretty righteous.
Sales Rep / Deliverer of the Goods
West Orange, NJ
Right now, Leroy, but the boys are cooking up some nice stuff.
Skateboarding or bowling.
Loving the album Mardi Gras from CCR right now.
Coves (See Bartender, Mike)
Asst. Brewer / Beer Variant Wizard
Manasquan by way of Upstate NY
Beertender / Lifesaver
Beertender / Slinger of Beers and occasional day laborer
New Brunswick, NJ
Right Coast. From the first time I tried the home brew prototype at a tailgate, I was hooked.
My moonwalk isn’t perfect, but it’s definitely better than you think it is.
I spend a lot of my time woodworking, playing music, and hiking. Stack in the typical pastimes like reading and playing video games, and that probably fills up about 90% of my time.
No guilty pleasures, just pleasures. If I want to blast “Time of My Life” from Dirty Dancing while I’m driving down the highway, I’m going to.
Beertender / Beer Connoisseur
Beertender / Assistant to the Assistant To The Traveling Bar Manager / Guy Who Reaches For High Things On Shelves
I’d have to say the Quiver with Denali, it is one of my top 3 beers.
I really enjoying cooking in my free time, I am self-taught and always enjoy trying new things.
I would love to go to New Zealand someday.
I used to ride horses professionally.
At, “supposedly” the oldest monastic brewery, which sits on the Danube in Bavaria.
Probably something from Goose Island before they were InBev, that was the most “craft” we had around here. probably Lolita or Sophia because I am a sour fan.
I love watching really terrible Christmas movies. The ones that Hallmark and Netflix release, they are just pure comedy.
I am a huge fan of St. Paul & the Broken Bones, I just saw them recently in Philadelphia and the show was amazing. I love a good horns section!
Across the street
First Last Wave beer was A-Frame all the way. First beer ever was warm, canned, left over Natural Light
I was in the military- two tours Iraqi Freedom 2006-2010
I enjoy watching really bad Nicholas Cage movies. No joke. They make me feel like the movies I make aren’t so bad.
I was in Kauai recently and I had a Miller Lite at the base of this waterfall.
Does Weekend At Bernie’s count?
Nick or Bert depending on who’s working.
Beastie/Beach Boys interchangeable
“Do what you feel, the more absurd the better”
Beertender / Making other people look smart by doing the research, writing for them, and telling them the answers… Something of a puppet master.
Beertender / Surfboard Sander
Point Pleasant (Boro)
I spent nearly a decade in Belgium. I especially liked: Brasserie de la Senne, Brasserie de la Phantome, Cantillon… Brussels Beer Project is also excellent.
I really love traveling – cliche, but if I’m not working at the brewery or on our house, we’re probably away on a weekend road trip somewhere where we can be outside and have a good beer.
Referend Bier Blendery is really interesting lately. They’re ramping up and I’m excited to see how they evolve.
In Finland, above the arctic circle, in an igloo during a ski trip. It was a Lapin Kulta, for those interested.
“But all things excellent are as difficult as they are rare.” – Baruch Spinoza, Ethics
I really admire the girl, Bethany Hamilton, whose arm was bitten off by a shark, and still surfs. I mean, how?!?
West Orange, NJ
Red Dog. I’ve come a long way.
Right Coast, duh.
“if you made it out of the barrel, you weren’t deep enough”
Taylor Ham and law and order SVU
Ward Stories starring my favorite surfer, Chris Ward
Beertender / Ambassador / 5th Grade Mind Cultivator
New Egypt (It’s by Six Flags)
Right Coast all the way. It is hands down in my favorite top 3 of all time and you can have it for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
Everything JD makes.
Anything chocolate and pizza. I can always watch Dumb and Dumber and Tommy Boy.
South Sumatra, Indonesia
ROAM. It’s a film that inspired me to get on the boogie more. Insane stuff in that film.
I teach 5th grade Math/Science and I have my adult/kids yoga certifications. I had a solid handstand going… just need to keep practicing.
Beertender / writer (corporate shill by day—aspiring fiction writer by night)
Howell, NJ, AKA, the Fifth Suburban Dimension.
It’s a tie between Right Coast and Defroster.
I like reading and writing, playing music, and anything involving the outdoors. I also enjoy antagonizing my cat and arguing with strangers about obscure European metal bands outside of bars at 2 AM.
I’m a child of heavy metal. So if it’s fast and heavy, I like it.
I can watch The Sopranos over and over, and reheated leftover Chinese Food never gets old. But give me a shrimp taco and a margarita and I’ll astral project out of my body.