Burlington Beer Co. is a family and friend owned brewery in Williston, Vermont. Our mission is to brew balanced beers with purpose that celebrate the culture and agriculture of Vermont.
Joe, Founder & Head Brewer
Joe Lemnah is the founder of Burlington Beer Company and was born in Burlington, Vermont and grew up in Essex Junction, Vermont. Growing up in Vermont Joe has been shaped by the food, spirit, and Vermont culture. After Joe brewed his first batch of home brew in September of 2006, he jumped head first into the art and science of brewing. Between 2006 and 2012, Joe brewed professionally at Olde Saratoga Brewing Co., Dogfish Head Craft Brewing Co., and Evolution Craft Brewing Co. from packaging all the way up to Assistant Brewmaster. Joe is now going into his leading role at Burlington Beer Co. with more than 10,000 hours of professional brewing experience. Joe and his wife Beth have been settled back in Vermont since 2012 and had their first child in January 2014.
Beth Lemnah has played a key role in making the brewery a reality. By day, she is an elementary school teacher in Chittenden county. By night, she help keeps Burlington Beer Co.’s back office going and generally helps keep the crew motivated and focused.
Steve, Marketing & Design
Steve McDonald is from Essex, Vermont and is a brand building graphic designer who has been working professionally in the design industry for the last 10 years. During that time he has provided solutions for production, print, web design and development, all the way to interactive content management systems and strategy solutions on a global scale. Over the years Steve has worked with larger and smaller design agencies for a number of clients such as Atomic Skis, IKEA, Telia, Jones Soda, WESC, Disney, Electrolux, McDonald’s and many more. His true passion lies in supporting and maintaining growth in businesses, services and products that he believes make our world turn more efficiently and creatively.
Trevor, Tap Room and Brewer
Trevor is from Williston, Vermont. Trevor’s been running the show in the tap room and making beer with us since day one.
Alex, Assistant Brewer
Alex is from Cambridgeport, Vermont and has been home brewing for five years. Alex brings a general sense of awesome to whatever he does.
Devon, Tap Room and Brewer
Devon is from Jericho, Vermont and has been home brewing for 3 years and also works at Vermont Homebrew Supply.