Benjamin FranklinFounding Member of the 3SD. Published "The Drinker's Dictionary"on January 6, 1737.
Samuel NicholasFounded the United States Marine Corps at the Tun Tavern in 1775.
Samuel AdamsSam Adams led the Sons of Liberty to Boston Harbor.
George WashingtonOpened one of the largest whiskey distilleries in the country at Mount Vernon that produced 11,000 gallons in 1799.
John HancockHe smuggled 100,000 gallons of wine and Madeira into the colonies to avoid British taxes.
Jack DanielsThe Jack Daniel Distillery is the very first registered distillery within the US in 1866.
David G. YuenglingIn 1829, DG Yuengling started the oldest operating brewing company in America, established.
Jim KochIn 1984, James "Jim" Koch founded The Boston Beer Company, producers of Samuel Adams.
Eberheard AnheuserTook over the Bavarian Brewery Company in 1853 and renamed it Eberhard Anheuser and Company.
Fritz MaytagPurchased the Anchor Brewing Company in 1965. Known as the Father of the Craft Beer Movement.
Ken GrossmanIn 1978, Grossman founded Sierra Nevada Brewing Company which introduce the California hops to the beer world.
Keith VillaIn 1995 in Denver, Colorado Keith creates Blue Moon a Belgian-Style Wheat Ale when he adds an orange peel to the brew.
John HallIn 1988, John opened Goose Island Beer Co. after being inspired by the flavorful craft beers of London.
Adolphus BuschIn 1879, Anheuser-Busch Brewery was formed. Adolphus was credited for bringing refrigeration to the beer industry.