Brewer Marcus Burnett of Rockaway Brewing Company - Biography

Queens, New York

April 2013
Born and raised in California, Marcus Burnett made his move to New York City in the early 90’s. He studied photography and film at the School of Visual arts, embarking upon a cinematography career that would garner him an Emmy nomination. Outside of his camera work for networks such as National Geographic, PBS, and Discovery Channel, one of Burnett’s much beloved activities has long been homebrewing. Teaming up with co-brewer Ethan Long to launch pocket-sized Rockaway Brewing Company in 2012, Marcus has been winning over the locals with his Extra Stout Bitter, Black Gold Stout, and Fool’s Gold Porter.