Justin Chechourka

40 Articles written
By day, I am the Multimedia Manager for a major infrastructure project. By night, I am a sports loving, pop culture addicted, craft beer swirling, technology enhanced father of 3 small super heroes. I was a TV news producer for nearly 15 years, but I have a passion for writing. It’s a passion that is only matched by what my wife calls my uncanny ability to maintain a brain full of (mostly useless) facts about sports, beer and comic book-based movies & TV.

Behind the Brews: Fountainhead Brewing Company

Walking the Line There’s a fine line between mitigating risks and playing it too safe. It’s a line the duo behind Sacramento’s Fountainhead Brewing Company has been...

The Big 5 Differences: Jurassic Park vs Jurassic Park

Jurassic Park is one of, if not, my all-time favorite movie, but I had never read the book which has always hung over me...

Behind the Brews: Tilted Mash- Small Brewery, Big Plans

Tilted Mash: Small Brewery with Big Plans It’s the little brewery with the big plans. Tilted Mash is among the newer of the Sacramento region’s...

Behind the Brews: Oak Park Brewing Company- An Oral History

In November, Oak Park Brewing Company celebrated its two-year anniversary. In those two years, it’s become one of the region’s most celebrated breweries and...

Behind the Brews: Device Brewing Company- A Risk Worth Taking

Sometimes in life to be truly happy you have to take risks. And sometimes, as Ken Anthony can attest, you have to take BIG...

Behind the Brews: New Glory Craft Brewery- A Love Story

BOY MEETS GIRL “It’s the perfect, crazy love story. I can’t find any other way to describe it. It was meant to be.” - Julien Lux,...

Behind the Brews: Jackrabbit Brewing Company

BUILT FROM THE GROUND UP A lot of brewery owners say they built their business from the ground up. Very few mean it in the...

Behind the Brews: California Craft Beer Summit 2016

California's New Gold Rush California is in the midst of another gold rush. This time the gold comes in the sudsy, sometimes hoppy form of...

Behind the Brews: New Helvetia- A Lesson in Beer History

BEER HISTORY GEEK When you sit down with Dave Gull to talk about New Helvetia Brewing Company be prepared because you’re about to get a...

Behind the Brews: Yolo Brewfest

Amid the pours and pints, behind the brews and bites, quietly working to keep the beer and fun flowing will be a group of workers...

Behind the Brews: Sactown Union Brewery

BREWING COMMUNITY “The line I always use is, ‘I got into for the beer, but I’ve stayed in it for the community’.” When you hear Quinn...

Brew Review: Belching Beaver Brewery Beaver’s Milk

You might call me the Anakin Skywalker of beer drinkers. At one time, I was a Padawan beer drinker learning the ways of the brew. I was...