General Manager - Carl Belshause
Resident Brewmaster - Nicole Harwood
Location - 3101 Busch Drive, Fairfield, Calif. 94534
Opened - 1976
Site (Acres) - 170
Total Area (Floor) - 700,000 sq. ft. (16 acres)
Brands Produced - Budweiser, Bud Ice, Bud Light, Busch, Busch Ice, Busch Light, Natural Light, Hurricane, King Cobra, Natural Ice, Rolling Rock, Shock Top.
Areas Served - Alaska, northern Nevada, northern California, Oregon, Washington, Hawaii and South America
General Manager, Fairfield Brewery
Education - Bachelor’s of Science in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Dayton.
Hometown - Grove City, Ohio.
Joined Anheuser-Busch - 2002
Also worked at some of our breweries in - St. Louis, MO and Williamsburg, VA.
Favorite part of my job - Making the finest beers on earth with the best team in the business!
My favorite beer - Budweiser. It is the KING! It is the absolute pinnacle of crisp, clean, drinkable beer.
Brewmaster, Fairfield Brewery
Education: Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering from the University of Delaware
Hometown: Wilmington, DE
Joined Anheuser-Busch: 2005
Other Anheuser-Busch positions held: When starting with the company in 2005, I had the opportunity to work as a Group Manager in the Research Pilot Brewery. A few years later, in 2007, I transitioned to the St. Louis Brewery and worked through the various departments of Brewing in the roles of Group Manager, Business Process Manager and Assistant Brewmaster. Most recently, I got the opportunity to become the Brewmaster at the Fairfield brewery in July 2016.
Favorite part of my job: Hands down, my favorite part of the job is interacting with great people every day to make the best beer in the world. It is truly amazing to work with such passionate and hardworking people that truly love that we get to bring the best tasting beers to our consumers.
My favorite beer: You can never go wrong with a Budweiser. It works for all occasions and when I think about the quality and consistency that goes into making one, it gives me goosebumps every time I crack open a cold one. Cheers!