Two guys saw a need for, and a growing interest in, real ales and craft beers – and the American Craft Beer Company was born. We are a team with a passion for proper beer, and we’ll be doing things differently.
Our various departments love craft beer and as the ‘Beer Team’, we operate as one to maximise the potential of our brands.
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Mark (‘Smithy’) has long been a leading brand executive in international brewing; his experience ranges from managing the Bass (now Molson Coors) portfolio in Northern Europe to working within the consumer teams on their flagship brands: Grolsch and Carling.
Smithy escaped Molson Coors in 2005 and founded two consulting/brand advisory businesses, successfully developing beer, wine and spirit brands for numerous global and domestic clients.
When it comes to real ale and craft beer Mark is ‘Ivy league’. He is known for his vast knowledge and experience of all things beer
A successful finance and HR specialist with over 15 years of experience across a variety of business sectors and organisations, Ed has a reputation for delivering results.
He has founded two successful management and development consultancies where his philosophy is that real achievement is attained only through people.
His passion for real ale started at an early age, (although he had to sit outside the pub, with his flat cap, looking after the family whippet). When the world was drinking mass produced lagers, Ed, being from the North of England, would not be swayed and stuck to the traditional real ales.
A successful finance and HR specialist with over 15 Luke is an experienced operator within the pub, bars and brewing industry, his background includes managing multi-million pound pub businesses and managing his own flagship pub and craft bar business.
Most recently, he became business development executive and production brew team member in a 20-barrel brewers plant, where he used his passion for good beer, whilst gaining experience in brewing. He contributed to them in reaching the top 3 best breweries in his area, making great customer relationships, networking and increasing his passion for craft beer.
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Jason’s passion and imaginative approach has led him on a journey after years of experience as a business owner and supporting other businesses through administrative and media based tasks.
His media background has gained extensive knowledge of video/audio production, online design, coding and creating a wide range of various features and platforms (inc. social media) to interactive with clients and networks.
Jason is a firm believer in The American Craft Beer Co mission and the brands it offers, which is to give the consumer a great selection of good and true Craft Beer from the U.S.