John Mitchell

John W. Mitchell has served from sailor to CEO, with stints as a reporter and writer. He is a published writer and award-winning photographer. John is the owner of SnowPack Public Relations in Cedaredge, Colo., and lives with his wife, who—on most days—loves him more than her horse. John is writing his first novel, and if he manages his day right, he can be found in the late afternoon sipping a microbrew and reading a good book.

John's Articles

Prescott Brewing Co.

John Nielsen opened Prescott Brewing Co. in Prescott, Az., on March 15, 1994. Now, more than 20 years later, they've added a second production facility, canning line and a lineup of award-winning beers. more»

Narrows Brewing Co.

The Narrows Brewing Co. in Tacoma, Wash., might just have bragging rights to the most awe-inspiring location in terms of both view and drama. more»

7 Seas Brewing

Located in Gig Harbor, Wash., 7 Seas Brewing recently celebrated their fifth anniversary and new 3,000 square foot tasting room and production brewery. more»

Zwei Brüder Brewing

Recently opened in Ft. Collins, Colo., Zwei Brüder Brewing has the distinction of being the southernmost location in a town known for craft beer. more»

Black Bottle Brewery

When Sean Nook designed Black Bottle Brewery in Fort Collins, Colo., he didn’t want another brewpub that felt like a Colorado mountain lodge. more»

Horse & Dragon Brewing Company

Tim and Carol Cochran, owners of Horse & Dragon Brewing Company in Fort Collins, Colo., may be the only couple ever to spend every evening of their honeymoon in Napa Valley at the local craft brewery, rather than sipping wine. more»