Northwest Sales

John Matura
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John Matura

Area Sales Manager: Northwest NJ
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What is your greatest achievement to date?


Winning an excellence award in Abstract Geomentry

Name something on your bucket list:


To visit Japan

Name an ingredient you’d like to see in a beer:


Dill or Blue cheese

What style of beer have you been drinking a lot of lately?


Sour Ales

Who is your favorite Goonies character?


Sloth Fratelli
Scott Crystal
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Scott Crystal

Strategic Project Manager
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Have you ever been bitten by a wild animal?


Yep, Canadian Geese can be pretty ornery. I totally deserved it but still, a goose?

What style of beer have you been drinking a lot of lately?


I’ve been on a real Saison binge lately. Like for the past two years.

Recent food/beer pairing discovery:


Oskar Blues Deviant Dales with a Bacon Blue Cheese Burger…just sublime.
Aaron Kesselman
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Aaron Kesselman

Essex County Sales
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What is your greatest achievement to date?


Becoming a dad to a beautiful baby girl!

If you were a beer, what style would you be?


A Schwarzbier, because then the Schwartz would be with me.

Which TV/Movie family greatly resembles your own?


The Munsters

If you weren’t working at Hunterdon, what would you be doing?


Trying to work at Hunterdon

Name an ingredient you’d like to see in a beer:


Zatar
Dave O’Rourke
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Dave O’Rourke

Somerset County Sales
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Which TV/Movie family greatly resembles your own?


Swiss Family Robinson

If you were a beer, what style would you be?


An Oud Bruin because I am sweet, complex and becoming more sour as I age

Have you ever been bitten by a wild animal?


Yes, my family’s pet cat Dusty. If you had the pleasure to meet her, you would know she was wild.

What is your greatest achievement to date?


Convincing my wife Amy, a lawyer, to marry me!

Recent food/beer pairing discovery:


Liefmans Cuvee Brut float with raspberry gelato.
JJ Fitzgerald
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JJ Fitzgerald

Morris County Sales
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If you were a beer, what style would you be?


Barrel aged barleywine – because I am an old soul with a lot of character

Which TV/Movie family greatly resembles your own?


The Goldbergs

Any Great beer and food pairings discoveries?


Dogfish Head Aprihop with baked brie

What is your greatest achievement to date?


Finding a girl who would put up with me for more than a month or two.

Name an ingredient you want to see in a beer:


Oreo cookies
Matt Morissette
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Matt Morissette

Liquid Assets Consultant- North Central Sales
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Have you ever been bitten by a wild animal?


No, but I almost stepped on a rattlesnake while hiking in PA, I’ll never forget the sound of that rattle…

If you weren’t working at Hunterdon, what would you be doing?


Working at a prison. I have a degree in Criminology, and interned at a large NJ state prison.

If you were a beer, what style would you be and why?


Pale Ale. Classic yet modern, and endlessly enjoyable.

Name an ingredient you’d like to see in a beer:


I’d like to see more botanicals or floral components used.
Kat Manning
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Kat Manning

Business Development Northwest NJ
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Any great beer and food pairing discoveries you want to share?


Ginger Saison with Roasted Pork

If you were a beer, what style would you be and why?


A punch you in the face with a pine tree Double IPA.

What food would you like to see in a beer?


Toasted Pine Nuts

What is your greatest achievement to date?


Swimming solo around an island in Lake George, that was scary.

Name something on your bucket list:


Owning a house boat with kegerators full of craft beer.
Brian Senese
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Brian Senese

Sussex & Morris County Sales
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What is your greatest achievement to date?


My home-brewed Wet Hop IPA

Name something on your bucket list:


To drive cross country (for the scenery and the breweries)

If you were a beer what style would you be?


A Wee Heavy. Sometimes nutty, sweet, but complex and often boozy

If there was a movie made about Hunterdon, what would be the title?


Beer Wars: Episode V – Craft Beer Strikes Back

Recent food/beer pairing discovery:


Bell’s Hopslam with BBQ-basted pulled pork tacos
Brent Muoio
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Brent Muoio

Warren/ Sussex County Sales
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Have you ever been bitten by a wild animal?




If you weren’t working at Hunterdon, what would you be doing?




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Tom Schmitt
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Tom Schmitt

Union County Sales
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What is your greatest achievement to date?


I once opened a Pringles canister, ate a single Pringle, and then put it away.

Any great beer/spirit food pairing discoveries you want to share?


"Ballast Point Sculpin / Popeyes spicy chicken strip mealFounders Breakfast Stout / Krispy Kreme Doughnuts Bockor Cuvée Des Jacobins / Fried cheese curds"


Who is your favorite Goonies character?


Sloth all the way.

Have you ever been bitten by a wild animal?


Many, I don't know if that is a good thing or a bad thing...

Joshua Steed
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Joshua Steed

Sussex & Morris County Sales
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What is your greatest achievement to date?


My wife and 2 little boys

Any great beer/spirit food pairing discoveries you want to share?


Dogfish Head Positive Contact and Carrot cake


If you weren’t working at Hunterdon, what would you be doing?


Bartending

Have you ever been bitten by a wild animal?


Yes, a 15 foot Burmese Python

Mark Granade
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Mark Granade

Northwest Merchandiser
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Who is your favorite Goonies character?


Sloth.

Name something on your bucket list:


To go to Iceland.

Have you ever been bitten by a wild animal?


I was chased by a swan as a kid