Aaron Hyde started his career in homebrewing as the owner and operator of Brewstock Homebrew Supply in New Orleans. After 5 years, he moved on to work for Briess Malt & Ingredients for four years, where he was Director of Homebrewing. He currently works in Auckland, New Zealand as the International Sales Manager for Bevie, providing high quality equipment and ingredients to homebrewers across the globe. Aaron has received certifications in brewing, malting, and distilling through the Institute of Brewing & Distilling. He is also a Certified Cicerone® and BJCP beer judge.