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Columnists and Contributors Issue 15 // Winter 2017 Ron Extract Guest Contributor, Our Journey Down the Garden Path: Adventures in Brewery Startup | Co-Creator/Chief, Garden Path Fermentation Ron Extract is an industry veteran who has spent the last quarter century finding various ways to trans- form his passion for beer and beer culture into a viable career. His beer journeys began in high school with a visit to Munich’s iconic HofbrΓ€uhaus, and continued through college and grad school, during which he took up home brewing, helped to manage the campus pub, and traveled to beer destinations around the world. After taking Short Course in Brewing at Chicago’s Siebel Institute of Technology, he went on to work a variety of odd brewing jobs before transitioning to retail, distribution, and importing, and then returning to brewing as a managing partner at Austin, Texas-based Jester King. Last summer, Ron and his partner Amber Watts left Texas to start their new venture, G …Ι‘•ΈA…Ρ •Ι΅•ΉΡ…Ρ₯½Έ°₯Έ)M­…₯Ё ½ΥΉΡ䰁]…Ν‘₯ΉΡ½ΈΈ))•ΙΙ䁹…δ)Υ•ΝЁ ½ΉΡΙ₯‰ΥΡ½Θ°QΙ…‘₯Ρ₯½ΈθQ‘”•΅½Ι…δ½˜Ρ‘”•…π½ΥΉ‘₯Ήœ5•΅‰•Θ…Ή Ό΅=έΉ•Θ°…₯ΉΝЁё”Ι…₯Έ Ι•έ•Ιδ))•ΙΙ䁹…δΝΡ…ΙΡ•‰Ι•έ₯Ήœ‰••Θ₯ΈΙ…‘”Ν‘½½°…Ёё”…”½˜€Ψ…Ή±•…ΙΉ•ΕΥ₯­±δΡ‘…Ё‘”έ…́ͱ₯‘Ρ±δ)‰•Ρѕȁё…Έ΅•‘₯½Ι”ΈΥΙ₯Ήœ‘₯́™½Ι΅…Ρ₯Ω”ε•…Ί…Ё‘…΅Μ ½±±•”°‘”έ½ΈΡ‘”‰₯œΡΙ₯ε±”Ι…”έ₯Ρ ‘₯Μ)™Ι…Ρ•ΙΉ₯Ρδ1…΅‰‘„1…΅‰‘„1…΅‰‘„ΑΙ½Α•±±₯ΉœΡ‘•΄½Ω•ΘΡ‘”±Α‘„ •Ρ…Μ°Ρ‘•Ι•‰δΡ…­₯Ήœ½ΉΡΙ½°½˜Ρ‘”)Ι••¬ ½ΥΉ₯°ΈUΉ™½ΙΡΥΉ…Ρ•±δ°‘”‰±•ά½ΥЁ‘₯́Y₯Ρ½±…ΉΉ₯́½ΈΡ‘”±…ΝЁ±…ΐ…Ήέ…́™½Ι•ΡΌΝΡ…ΙЁ…₯ΉΝΠ)Ρ‘”Ι…₯Έ Ι•έ•Ιδέ‘₯ έ…́ё”½Ή±δ…Ι••ΘΑ…Ρ έ‘•Ι”‘”½Υ±ΥΡ₯±₯锁‘₯Μ€ΥΡ ΅Ι…‘”™…ΙΠ΅©½­”Ν­₯±±Ν•ΠΈ)Q₯΅½Ρ‘δ-•₯Ρ )Υ•ΝЁ ½ΉΡΙ₯‰ΥΡ½Θ°]‘•Ι”Q‘•Ι—ŠéM΅½­”π]₯Ή•΅…­•Θ°1•…˜€˜Y₯Ή”]₯Ή•Μ)Q₯΄₯́„€Δΐ΅ε•…ȁٕѕɅΈ₯ΈΡ‘”έ₯Ή”₯Ή‘ΥΝΡΙ䰁…™Ρ•Θ…₯Ή₯Ήœ‘₯́‘•Ι•”₯ΈY₯Ρ₯Υ±ΡΥΙ”…ΉΉ½±½δ™Ι½΄)U °…Ω₯ΜΈQ₯΄ΝΑ•ΉΠΡ₯΅”₯ΈΙ…Ή”°9…Α„°=Ι•½Έ…Ή9•άi•…±…Ή‰•™½Ι”Ν•ΡΡ±₯Ήœ‘½έΈ‰…¬₯Έ9…Α„Έ)!₯́΅½ΝЁɕ•ΉΠΩ•ΉΡΥΙ”₯́½ΉΝΥ±Ρ₯Ήœέ₯Ή•΅…­₯ΉœΑΙ½©•Ρ́չ‘•Θ‘₯́½΅Α…Ήδ°Ω•Ι剽‘δ!…ΑΑδ]₯Ή”) ½΅Α…Ήδ°έ½Ι­₯Ήœέ₯Ρ 1•…˜…ΉY₯Ή”ΑΙ½‘Ս₯ΉœΝ₯Ή±”Ω₯Ή•ε…ɐ…ΉΝ₯Ή±”Ω…Ι₯•Ρ…°έ₯Ή•Μ…Ё‘₯́Ή•ά)™…₯±₯Ρδ₯Έ9…Α„° Έ)…Ω”5₯±±•Θ)Υ•ΝЁ ½ΉΡΙ₯‰ΥΡ½Θ°$₯Ω”Uΐπ½ΥΉ‘•Θ…Ή=έΉ•Θ° …­•Θ5₯±±•ΙΜ)…Ω”5₯±±•Θ₯́ё”‘•˜™½ΥΉ‘•Θ…Ή½έΉ•Θ½˜ …­•Θ5₯±±•Θέ₯Ρ ‘₯́έ₯™”5•…Έ5₯±±•ΘΈ!”₯́…±ΝΌ½Ή”½˜)Ρ‘”™½ΥΉ‘•Ί…Ή™½Ι΅•Θ½έΉ•Ί½˜ …Ήœ …ΉœA₯”M‘½ΐ…Ή%ΑΝ•ΉΡΌ ½™™•” ½΅Α…Ήδ₯Έ ‘₯…ΌΈ!”)•Ή©½έ½™™•”°΅½Ω₯•Μ°έΙ₯Ρ₯Ήœ…ΉΝΡΥ‘ε₯Ήœ‰ΥΝ₯Ή•Ν́ѕ‘Ή½±½δΈ!₯́‘Ι•…΄₯́ѼΙ½ά …­•Θ5₯±±•Θ₯ΉΡΌ)„±…ɝ•Θ₯Ή‘•Α•Ή‘•ΉΠ‰Ι…Ή…Ή‘—Šé…±έ…έ±½½­₯Ήœ™½Θ₯ΉΉ½Ω…Ρ₯Ω”έ…έѼ‘ΌΡ‘…ΠΈ)΅…Ή‘„M•Ω•Θ…Ή9…Ρ‘…Έ]…ΙΙ•Έ)Υ•ΝЁ ½ΉΡΙ₯‰ΥΡ½ΙΜ°Έ%ΉΡΙ½ΝΑ•Ρ₯Ω”1½½¬…Ё•ΝΝ•ΙЁ]₯Ή•Μπ]₯Ή•΅…­•Ί…Ή=έΉ•ΙΜ°!…ΙΙ₯́ Ι₯‘”Y₯Ή•ε…ɐ)9…Ρ‘…Έ]…ΙΙ•Έ…Ή΅…Ή‘„M•Ω•Θ…Ι”‘ΥΝ‰…Ή…Ήέ₯™”έ₯Ή•΅…­•Ί…Ή™…Ι΅•ΙΜΈQ½•Ρ‘•ΘΡ‘•δ‘…Ω”)‰Υ₯±Π…ΉΙ½έΈΡ‘•₯ȁ‘Ι•…΄½˜!…ΙΙ₯́ Ι₯‘”Y₯Ή•ε…ɐ°‰•₯ΉΉ₯Ήœ₯Έ€Δδδδέ‘•ΈΡ‘•δΑΥɍ‘…Ν•Ρ‘”(Π΅…Ι”Α±½Π½˜…‰…Ή‘½Ή•Ι…₯±Ι½…±…Ή₯Έέ•ΝΡ•ΙΈ=Ι•½Έ½Έ„Ι•‘₯Ё…ɐΈ΅…Ή‘‡Šé‰…­Ι½ΥΉ₯Έ…ΙΠ°)™½½°…ΉΙ…™Π…Ή9…Ρ‘…»Šé•αΑ•Ι₯•Ή”₯Έέ₯Ή•΅…­₯Ήœ°΅ΥΝ₯Œ°…Ή‰ΥΝ₯Ή•Ν́‘…Ω”½΅‰₯Ή•ΡΌΙ•…Ρ”)„έ₯Ή•Ι䰁Ω₯Ή•ε…ɐ°™…Ι΅‘½ΥΝ”°™…΅₯±δ°…Ή½΅΅ΥΉ₯Ρδ₯Έ!…ΙΙ₯́Y…±±•δΈ+ €!ΥΉ‘Ι•΅ΡΌ΅=Ή”11 €ΘΐΔάΈ±°Ι₯‘Ρ́ɕ͕ΙΩ•Έ