Brewers Bouncing

Since the end of Beer Week we’ve seen several brewers head off to new jobs, local and out-of-town. Nodding Head assistant brewer Mike Fava is leaving the Sansom Street brew pub and is heading to Oxbow Brewing Company in Newcastle, Maine. [Seen Through a Glass]

Terry Hawbaker, the well respected brewer from Farmers’ Cabinet’s Cabinet Artisanal Brewhouse has moved on. Hawbaker will now be brewing for [Seen Through a Glass]

In a local move, Jon Defibaugh is moving from Earth Bread + Brewery in Mount Airy to Tired Hands Brewing in Ardmore. Defibaugh had been at EB+B since it opened three and a half years ago. Defibaugh’s departure will mean Earth owner Tom Baker will be the lead brewer. [Tired Hands]

Speaking of Tired Hands Brewing, Bruno from Brouwerij t’Gaverhopke in Belgium will be on hand today after 4 p.m. The Belgian brewer is brewing a collaboration at Tired Hands this morning and will be around for a meet-and-greet this afternoon starting at 4 p.m. He is also likely to have some of his own beers in tow. [Philly Beer Scene]

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  • NoBrewer?

    The Farmers’ Cabinet’s Cabinet Artisanal Brewhouse was created solely to showcase Terry Hawbaker’s ability. Now that he is gone it has nothing to offer. I noticed they do not have any of the beers in their two restaurants. Has the brewery closed? Will it be all three places closing at once as predicted?