Collin McDonnell

Location: Oakland, California
Education: Bradley University
Expertise: Beer
  • 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.


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