The Process: From Handshake To Brew Date

Each of our partners have a different set of needs, which means every partnership needs a different set of services. As partner brewers our goal is to create a brewing program that suits your brewery’s specific needs. Whether you need additional capacity, or help to innovate new products for market, we work with our partners every step of the way to ensure any product that leaves our facility satisfies their specific standards of excellence.

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Your Partner Brewing Team

Andreas Althof

Brew Master

Andreas received his brewing education at the Technical University Munich / Weihenstephan and has 20 years of experience as a brew master. Before coming to Last Spike Andreas spent 12 years as Head Brew Master at Boon Rawd Khon Kaen Brewery (Singha) in Thailand. A renaissance man, of sorts, Andreas can brew and package top quality beers as well as manage and modernize breweries of any size, making him the perfect brew master for Last Spike.

Emma Maddison

Brewery Manager

Brewing is as much about malt and hops and yeast as it is also about spreadsheets and finances and accounting. Born and bred in Yorkshire, England, Emma brings 20 years of accounting experience to her role as General Manager of Last Spike. Emma knows first-hand the struggles and successes of operating a brewery making her the perfect person to oversee day-to-day activities.

Evan Kaslander

Client Relationship Manager

After 10 years in sales in oil & gas Evan decided to pursue is passion for beer and spirits. He began working as a distiller before transition over to brewing where he honed his skills as a brewer in Alberta's thriving craft beer scene. He joined Last Spike as a brewer and has worked closely with our brewers to facilitate better relationships and even better beer!

Eric Pritchard

Assistant Operations Manager

Eric assists with overseeing operational activities within the brewing and packaging departments ensuring the beer we produce is packaged and ready to go when our customers need it. His technical know-how combined with a get-it-done-right-first-time attitude make him perfect for this important role within the Last Spike team.

Matthew Hala

Quality Control

Brewing is a science. A home-grown Calgarian and lover of all things beer, Matthew spent eight years working in the quality control laboratory in the Alberta Craft Beer Industry. He brings with him a wealth of knowledge and expertise which ensures all beer coming out of Last Spike meets our high quality standards. Together with the Last Spike brewing crew he strives to provide and promote quality beer for all.