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Poway, California


Jim Crute, Ph.D. Jim has spent most of his adult life in the biochemistry field doing drug research. Being a homebrewer for upwards of twenty-five years, Jim saw an opportunity to apply his knowledge of biological and chemical processes to the beer trade in a professional setting, and opened the Lightning Brewery in 2006. While owning and operating the brewery is a lot of work, it is also a lot of...

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Location: Poway, California

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Lightning Beers