Brewer Robby Crafton of Big Alice Brewing - Biography

Queens, New York

April 2013

An avid homebrewer, Crafton teamed up with fellow ale-lover Kyle Hurst in 2008 to pursue joint-brewing endeavors. A light Belgian ale the two concocted won people’s choice award at a homebrewing contest in 2011, launching them on the path towards professional success. Joining forces with Scott Berger, the three launched Big Alice Brewery in Long Island City, Queens, early in 2013.