Athletic Brewing Company is a fast-growing brand in an emerging category that is about to blow up: non-alcoholic craft beer. So we talked to Athletic Brewing’s founder about why he started the company; the stigma of not drinking; why “near beer” has been so bad; why there’s such a need for products like this in the outdoors community; Athletic’s brewing process; how he feels about the emerging competition in the space; and more.
TOPICS & TIMES:
- When / why did start thinking about starting Athletic? (2:17)
- Stigmas around not drinking (5:06)
- Stigmas around “N/A” beer (8:31)
- Why didn’t N/A beer take off sooner? (12:45)
- Parallels: N/A beer & the plant-based meat industry (28:17)
- Two For the Trails program (31:02)