We are starting a new series Every month we will be introducing you to one of our people who helps make Harland what is!
Ryan Alvarez - Head Brewer
Where are you from: Escondido, CA
Job History: Green Flash (cellarman), Saint Archer (R&D brewer), Pure Project (Brewer), Harland (Head brewer)
A little about yourself: I Married my wife Jerica in 2018, we have been together since high school, we have two dogs Kash and Indy. I have been brewing for almost a decade and still love it every single day.
• What is heavily played on your music playlist right now? Typically a lot of reggae and old school 90s rock bangers.
• Favorite drink? Easy, BEER!
• Favorite outdoor activity? Snowboarding & Gardening
• If you could instantly become an expert in something, what would it be? I wish I was extremely good at carpentry, I would love to be able to build my own house.
• When you’re not working, how do you like to spend your time? Typically, my wife and I paddle board a lot, I fish, Snowboard, Garden, and we are constantly working on our tiny home. We live in a yurt, if you do not know what that is check them out online, it is amazing.
Weekend Plans? Currently, I am working on this cool path up to my house using railroad ties and gravel, I usually spend a weekend day every week working on our Tiny home.
We look forward to sharing who makes up our Harland team from the brewers, to the tasting room staff, creative and our executives. Each team member fills an essential need to our awesome company.