The Brewmaistes


Charlie Berger was born and raised in Denver and is proud of his heritage as a fifth generation Coloradoan.  He has worked in the craft beer industry since 2004 with several well-known craft breweries across the US.   Charlie attended the Siebel Institute of Technology and the Doemans Brewing Academy in Munich, where he was trained by some of the world’s most acclaimed brewing professionals and earned his International Diploma in Brewing Technology.

Did you know?

  • Charlie shaves once a week whether he needs to or not.
  • Charlie would most like to have a beer with Todd Helton.
  • Charlie has never hit a hole in one.
  • His first brewery job after college was on the bottling line at Great Divide.


Patrick is an award winning home-brewer with a great passion for beer and the brewing process.  In his past life, Patrick was a physicist and engineer extraordinaire for Lockheed Martin.  Today Patrick keeps the Denver Beer Co. afloat and enginerds a few innovative beer styles from time to time.

Did you know?

  • Patrick likes to raft Class V whitewater and enjoys scaring the crap out of family and friends.
  • Patrick was once a rocket scientist and actually does know government secrets.
  • Patrick brewed his first beer in the bathtub of a 400 square foot apartment in Colorado Springs.