- Collin McDonnell began brewing beer at home and then began professionally brewing after leaving his communications manager position in 2009.
- He co-founded the HenHouse Brewing Company in Petaluma, California.
- McDonnell serves as brewery CEO and the HenHouse now has a second location in Santa Rosa, California.
Collin McDonnell was a communications manager until 2009 when he decided to turn his homebrewing hobby into a career. He gained experience brewing at multiple Bay Area breweries and then met two like-minded beer enthusiasts.
The three friends launched the HenHouse Brewing Company in 2013, where McDonnell is now CEO. They focus on fresh beers and select barrel-aged beers.
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