On Monday, 3/24/14 we got back to the grind again when we drove down to Salisbury, MD and spent our afternoon at Evolution Craft Brewing Company. While there, we spoke to founder Tom Knorr and head brewer Geoff DeBisschop who told us that Evolution originally opened up in Delmar, DE in 2009, but since they had 128% growth in their first year, they outgrew the original facility quickly. The location we visited was opened up in April of 2012 in an old ice plant where all of the rooms used to be kept at 15 below zero.
Our second brewery visit on Friday, 1/17/14, was to Tin Roof Brewing Co in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, located just a few miles away from LSU (Louisiana State University). Normally the brewery is open for tours on Fridays, but construction crews were up there working hard on some new installments, so the brew master, Tom Daigrepont, and his son Alex, the head brewer, kindly met us up there to give us a personal tour of the facilities.