John Eccles, Brewmaster
The grandson of a prohibition era brewmaster, John Eccles, a former hospital administrator, learned his trade during a three year apprenticeship under renowned brewmaster Jay Misson at the Mountain Valley Brewing Co. in Suffern, New York. John has consulted on the establishment of a number of brewing facilities including Trap Rock Brewing Co., amongst others. Eccles’ beers garnered a number of awards including a silver medal at the Great American Brewing Festival in Colorado. John is the co-founder of Tap New York, the largest and most prestigious beer festival/competition in New York. John continues to ply his trade as the Director of Brewery Operations for the Hyde Park Brewing Company.