Travel back in time to 1858, when Anton Fischer constructed our historic brewery, etching its mark on the Fox Valley's brewing landscape. Keeping the flame alive (on our 7 barrel brew house), we proudly continue the tradition of crafting beers for our community today. Click below to learn more about our storied brewing heritage and the seamless blend of history and craftsmanship that defines our identity.Our Story
Andy brings 13 years of dedication and expertise to our. Starting as a bartender, Andy's passion for brewing led him to earn a scholarship at the prestigious Siebel Institute. He transitioned to the brewery, mastering packaging, cellaring, and eventually brewing. When not creating exceptional beers, Andy enjoys trout fishing up north and cherishes moments with his two boys. With his experience and love for for craft beer and things of all flavors, Andy is an invaluable asset to the Stone Arch team.
Meet Craig, the Head Brewer at Stone Arch. Craig's journey began in 2008 as a bartender and beer enthusiast at Stone Cellar. His passion for beer grew, leading him to become a full-time brewer in 2012. Eager to enhance his skills, Craig graduated from the prestigious Siebel Institute in 2015, solidifying his expertise in the craft. As the Head Brewer, he brings his dedication, knowledge, and creativity to every batch of beer. Outside of the brewery, Craig embraces the joys of being a “full-time, professional Human Being”, enjoying the company of friends, exploring the outdoors, and, as he says it, “brewing beer at Stone Arch in his spare time”.
Like many on the team, Taylor wears a variety of hats at Stone Arch. As a tenured marketing professional and commercial photographer, Taylor fronts our brand development and awareness efforts all while maintaining a schedule as a first shift brewer. Find him in the woods or on a bike ride with his 10 year old daughter.
Angie, our packaging leader, embodies a true passion for craft beer. When she's not ensuring each bottle is filled to perfection, you might find her cruising on a bike or creating intricate designs through knitting and crocheting. Her dedication to quality and creativity shines through in every aspect of her work at Stone Arch Brewpub.
Ready to dive deeper into our philosophy? Discover how Stone Arch Brewpub is more than just a place to enjoy great food and beer. Our philosophy encompasses a commitment to sustainability, support for local businesses, and a passion for offering the best to our community. Learn how we're enhancing lives through our food, beer, and dedication to making a positive impact.Our Philosophy