Joe Walts

Special guest

Joe Walts grew up in the suburbs of Detroit and graduated from the University of Michigan with a BS in aerospace engineering. In 2005, he left a job at a jet engine manufacturer to pursue a brewing career at J.T. Whitney’s in Madison, Wisconsin. Joe eventually became the QA Manager at Ale Asylum (Madison, WI), the Head Brewer at Narrows Brewing Company (Tacoma, WA), the QA Manager at Ale Asylum (again), and the Beer Recipe & Process Improvement Lead at Octopi (Waunakee, WI). He has also served as a practical brewing instructor at Madison College and a lecturer on brewing water at the University of Wisconsin. Joe currently works as the Quality Manager and R&D Brewer at Karben4 Brewing in Madison, WI.

Joe Walts has been a guest on 2 episodes.