How did we get here?

My name is Alex Troncoso, or Alejandro for those who know me well.  I wanted to be a brewer since I was 18 years old and finally achieved this feat at the age of 29.  After graduating as a chemical engineer I had numerous jobs I disliked, did hundreds of homebrews, enrolled myself in a Graduate Certificate of Brewing, joined the Institute of Brewing and Distilling, completed my Diploma in Brewing, and over the years probably got rejected for something like 20 or 30 jobs in the brewing industry.   I finally got my break at the age of 29, after seven years of continually applying for brewing jobs, and being rejected for all except this one, at a small brewery…

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