Nathan Rice

A Craft Brewer in Central Texas

Resume

Experience

November 2014 - Present
Lead Brewer | 3 Stars Brewing Co
Washington, DC

  • Hot-Side Wort Production
  • Team Leadership
  • Quality Control and Yeast Management
  • Sour beer program development, implementation, and curation
  • Clean and sour beer recipe design
  • Hop, grain, and yeast inventory management
  • SOP development
  • Cellar work 
    • Keg Cleaning
    • Fermentation vessel CIP
    • Beer conditioning and transfer
    • Packaging (Kegs, bottles, and cans)

June 2012 - November 2014
Homebrew Shop Grunt | 3 Stars Brewing Co
Washington, DC

  • Customer Service & Homebrew Guidance
  • Inventory Management
  • Lead Beer Tastings
  • Gave brewery tours

March 2003 - October 2015
Biological Science Technician | USDA Bee Research Laboratory
Beltsville, MD

  • Responsible for project design and implementation for government research projects including Integrated Pest Management (IPM) control techniques for mite and insect honey bee colony pests.
  • Responsible for general bee keeping duties at USDA facility apiaries

 

October 2001 - May 2002
Apiculture Consultant | Mossop Apiaries
Tauranga, New Zealand

  • IPM consultant for a commercial beekeeper, including mite control in colonies
  • Responsible for bee keeping duties for a large commercial beekeeping operation

September 1998 - September 2001
Research Assistant | Apiculture Lab, Simon Fraser University
Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada

  • Conducted research projects and supervised fellow research assistants
  • Responsible for general bee keeping duties at University apiaries

Education

Master of Pest Management - 2001
Simon Fraser University | Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada

Bachelor of Science, Biology - 1998
Northland College | Ashland, Wisconsin
 

 

"Whatever made you want to be a brewer, that's your god and you serve that god everyday. The day that you're not serving that god, it's time to go do something else." - Garrett Oliver