Our Brew Team

Our award-winning brewing team has been with us since our founding, and continues to work tirelessly to bring you unique, mountain artisan brews of the highest quality. These guys are constantly pushing the envelope, thinking a step ahead, and always having fun doing it!

Ray Hodge

Master Brewer

Ray has a long history as a respected brewing trailblazer. As a premier brewing engineer, Ray has helped to build breweries all over the United States. After spending years building the craft brew community in Alaska. Ray came to the mountains of North Carolina and joined Blowing Rock Brewing Company in 2012 with a mission to produce the highest quality of craft beer available in the region.

Nikki Bitsche
Lead Brewer

Josh Carlough
Brewer