About James Birnie
Our Head Brewer, James, brings the perfect combination of education and experience to lead the creation of Excelsior Brews. Following his Food Science and Technology degree from Oregon State, James spent five years honing his craft at Summit Brewing Company before joining Excelsior Brewing Company. With the perfect balance of art and science, you never know what fun might be on tap at EBC.
Kids: Audrey & Julian
Pet: Leelou - Yellow Lab
Hobbies: Hockey, golf, skiing, outdoor activities, cooking, gardening, diy projects
Fun Facts: Recently got sucked down the bonsai rabbit hole.
Band most listened to: History podcasts / Frozen soundtrack
Most Proud of: My beautiful family