FLAGSTAFF, AZ — Mother Road Brewing has hired Campbell Morissy, until recently the production manager at Stranahan’s Distillery, as Production Manager to lead the Mother Road Brew Team. Campbell brings a wide range of professional and academic experience to Mother Road. Urs Riner, Mother Road’s first head brewer has moved up to Oregon for family reasons and is now working with Cascade Lakes Brewing.
Campbell’s career began in 2011 at Durango Brewing Co. where he started as an unpaid intern but quickly became a full time brewer. There he learned the entire operation from wort production to filtering to packaging and everything in between.To increase his knowledge and advance his career, he ventured to Edinburgh, Scotland, to attend the International Centre for Brewing & Distilling at Heriot-Watt University. Campbell received his MSc with distinction in September 2013.
Most recently, Campbell was the Production Manager at Stranahan’s Colorado Whiskey in Denver, one of the original American craft distilleries producing an award winning malt whiskey. Morrissy managed the day-to-day operations at this 24-hour a day facility that produces 1.5 million gallons of wash and 2,500 barrels of whiskey annually.
“I’m very excited to get back to the craft brewing world and join a company that’s focused on their future growth.” says Morrissy.
About Mother Road Brewing Company:
Driving a dark stretch of two lane road, founders Michael and Alissa Marquess were pondering how to better live their creed of ‘finding joy in the adventure’ when they came up with the plan to start a brewery. Founded in 2011 Mother Road brings together their passions of craft beer, road trips to out-of-the-way places and the enjoyment of life.
Mother Road Brewing is located in Flagstaff, Arizona, along an original alignment of Route 66 in a 1920’s era laundry building. The small, dedicated staff hand-crafts beers on their 15 barrel system including gold-medal winning Roadside American Pale Ale and Lost Highway Black IPA. For more information on the beers Mother Road produces and Tap Room hours, please visit motherroadbeer.com.