OCCUPATION: Brewmaster at Barley Head Brewery.
BORN, RAISED & GREW UP IN: Noank.
RIGHT NOW I’M IN THE MIDDLE OF: Planning Barley Head’s second anniversary party.
I ENJOY SPENDING MY TIME: Sailing, hiking and spending time with my family.
MY PROUDEST ACCOMPLISHMENT: When I took my newborn son home from the NICU.
I’D LIKE TO BE REMEMBERED FOR: Kindness.
TOP ON MY BUCKET LIST: A transatlantic sail.
I ALWAYS CARRY: Wallet, phone, leatherman.
WHAT I WANTED TO BE WHEN I GREW UP: At various times, a vet, a farmer, a professor.
MY HERO IS: Spiderman.
FAVORITE AUTHORS: Hauki Murakami, Kurt Vonnegut, Mark Twain, Terry Pratchett, JK Rowling.
BOOKS ON MY NIGHT STAND: "Gossie," by Olivier Dunrea.
I AM LISTENING TO: "Vampire Weekend, " "Father of the Bride."
FAVORITE MOVIE: "Star Wars."
LAST MOVIE WATCHED: "Star Wars, Empire Strikes Back."
FAVORITE TV SHOW: "Brooklyn 99."
FAVORITE RADIO SHOW: Anything on WCNI
FAVORITE GENRE OF MUSIC: Rock.
TOP COMFORT FOOD: Corned beef hash from Carson’s.
SOCIAL NETWORKING SITES I USE MOSTLY: Untappd, Instagram @barleyheadbrewery
TRAITS I MOST ADMIRE: Compassion.
PET PEEVES: Shoelaces that won’t stay tied.
FAVORITE QUOTATION: Everything in Moderation, Including Moderation
MY FAVORITE THING ABOUT OUR LITTLE CORNER OF THE WORLD: The water, the food, and the people
CAN’T LIVE WITHOUT: Tea.
LITTLE KNOWN FACT ABOUT ME: I’m very superstitious.
BEST ADVICE I EVER RECEIVED: Do the dishes.
ADVICE I BEST LIKE TO GIVE: Do the dishes.
IF I RULED THE WORLD I WOULD: Abdicate.
IF I WON THE LOTTERY, THE FIRST THING I WOULD DO IS: Donate some to Pawcatuck Neighborhood Center. They do good work. More people should know about them.
I DRIVE A: Black, 2014 Toyota Highlander.
I WISH I DROVE A: Volkswagen Thing, circa 1970. Or a TARDIS
ALWAYS IN MY FRIDGE: Beer.
IF I COULD HOST A DINNER PARTY WITH A GROUP OF PEOPLE FROM THE PAST, PRESENT OR FUTURE, I WOULD INVITE: Mark Twain, Henry David Thoreau, Norman Mailer, Terry Pratchett.
— Interview arranged and edited by Nancy Burns-Fusaro