Backroads Brewing Hires Brewmaster Mike Kelly for New Nelson Brewery
Award Winning Brewer Mike Kelly Joins Backroads Brewing
Veteran brewer, Mike Kelly, to become partner and Brewmaster at Backroads Brewing Co.
Nelson, BC, August 9, 2016– Veteran brewer, Mike Kelly, has formally agreed to join local start-up Backroads Brewing Company. Mike will become part owner of the brewery and will become the brewery’s first ever Brewmaster.
“We are extremely proud and fortunate to have Mike joining our team. With his two decades of experience, multiple awards, and a clear passion for making great beer, we know that this step makes a big statement in BC’s rapidly growing brewing industry.” – Brent Malysh, Founder & CEO
Mike immediately brings a vast wealth of experience to Backroads Brewing Co. That experience will help ensure that the new brewery will launch with well thought out, balanced offerings that will be unique in the local marketplace. Mike is a well-established member of the community, having been Brewmaster at another local brewery for the past 11 years. He has a loyal following of beer fans who are very familiar with the quality and consistency Mike is capable of producing.
“I am very excited to be part of this new venture, and look forward to growing and diversifying the craft beer culture of Nelson and the Kootenays.” – Mike Kelly, Brewmaster
Backroads Brewing Company is a start-up brewery located in the heart of Baker Street, Nelson. Backroads anticipates opening its doors for the first time in December, 2016.