Pyramid Brewing Co. welcomes Josh Riggs as the Innovation Brewer, working in the Brewery and Alehouse in Seattle’s SoDo neighborhood. In this role, Riggs will lead and manage all brewing processes for the Seattle operations, which houses a 15 bbl 2 vessel brew system with 4 fermenters and 4 bright tanks.
Promoted from lead brewer at Pyramid, Riggs brings almost 15 years of experience within the craft brewing industry, including tenures with Mount Shasta Brewing Co. and two microbreweries in Oregon. He holds a Malting & Brewing Certificate from Master Brewers Association of America.
North American Breweries, Inc., the largest independently-owned beer company in the United States, was formed in 2009 by KPS Capital Partners, LP, a private equity fund. The company owns and operates five U.S. breweries, including the Genesee Brewery, Magic Hat Brewing Company, and Pyramid Breweries.