John Leingang

Lead Brewer / Lord of Choom




What is your favorite beer?

Fair State & Fonta Flora’s Bowsaw

What is your favorite meal?

Steak (medium-rare), garlic mashed potatoes (skins on, duh), & a gigantic side of beer caramelized red onions/mushrooms (expertly made the best by my dope as hell wife)

What is your favorite MN Activity?

Hiking/exploring/camping (all the outdoors stuff) up the North Shore

Where is your happy place?

Grumpy’s NE… or any equivalent gnarly dive bar. Also… lost in nature in Northern MN

If you could live your dream life, what would you be doing?

Alternating between napping & reading books… and stuffing my face with food. Very food motivated person right here…

A perfect Sunday is…  

Eggs, Coffee, & My Gals… my wife & my daughter.