MARQUETTE- Jeremiah Zimmerman is the head brewer at Jasper Ridge Brewery in Ishpeming, effective April 14.
A Michigan native, Zimmerman grew up moving throughout the country, eventually settling in a small town near downstate Grand Rapids. He attended Hope College, where New Holland Brewing Company was outside of the back door.
He dreamed of turning his home brewing passion into a career. Years later, he was hired to brew at White Flame Brewing Company. It was there he would help to earn his city the title of Brew City USA.
Working with brewers from Founders, Perrin, Brewery Vivant and others. He continued to perfect recipes that gained attention at beer festivals and events all over the state.
Zimmerman brings with him an enthusiastic and positive outlook and will be sharing his craft and knowledge with the ever-growing community of beer enthusiasts.