Jake Maddux

  • Jake got his start in the wine and beer world working as a Wine Educator for Nickel and Nickel Winery in Napa Valley before moving down to San Francisco to work for the world famous Anchor Brewing Company. After leaving California, he worked briefly for New Belgium Brewing in Fort Collins, Colorado before coming to Austin to start Thirsty Planet Brewing, where he was the head brewer. Now focusing on his own venture, Jake is a well known figure in the Austin food and beer scene and was recently awarded the title of “Craft Beer Personality of the Year” from the Austin Beer Guide.


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