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               Interview with the Experts:





               Cleaning & Maintenance By: Tracey L. Kelly

                W         hen someone dreams of developing a          Fortunately, the life of craft brewing and distill-
                                                                    ing is rich with individuals who share their exper-
                          craft beverage, thoughts include how
                          the experience might appeal to all sens-
                                                                    three such people: Matt Fields of Glacier Tanks in
                          es, bring people together and maybe,      tise to help others. We tapped the knowledge of
               earn accolades from the public and esteemed          Vancouver, Washington (glaciertanks.com); Bryce
               peers.                                               Schaffter of Cinder Block Brewery in North Kansas
                                                                    City, Missouri (cinderblockbrewery.com); and Russ
                 This vision rarely includes trying to clear a clogged   Wehrle of Butterworth, Inc., in Houston, Texas
               drip tray and blowing a tower of sludge six feet     (butterworth.com).
               high against the back tap wall.
                                                                      Fields is a technical assistant who works in prod-
                 Behind the mahogany bar, designer glasses and      uct development and quality assurance at Glacier
               backlit pictures of ingredients is the unglamorous   Tanks. The company provides standard and cus-
               life of cleaning and maintenance. It’s often a wea-  tomized stainless steel equipment, fittings, pumps,
               rying, tedious task without shortcuts, but it’s the   hoses, valves and other products for beverage mak-
               only way to ensure product quality.                  ers.
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