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2000 Dempster Street
Evanston, IL, 60202
United States

(847) 864-1000

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About Us

We believe in taking risks.

Whether it’s changing careers, naming our brewery after a seemingly incongruous approach to beer, or donating 100% of every Temperance Trikonasana yoga class to a different local nonprofit each month, we like doing things differently.

 
Josh, Owner/Founder  When not  making sure the tap handles in the Tap Room are lined up , our in-house architect is helping Mike run the canning line, art-directing our package designs, or filing excise tax returns. #Livin

Josh, Owner/Founder

When not making sure the tap handles in the Tap Room are lined up, our in-house architect is helping Mike run the canning line, art-directing our package designs, or filing excise tax returns. #Livin

Ben, Tap Room Manager  Always down for whatever, Ben keeps the Tap Room way above medium by doing things others don’t. Like the  Camel Walk . He also enjoys doing the dog walk with his toy poodle Maurice.

Ben, Tap Room Manager

Always down for whatever, Ben keeps the Tap Room way above medium by doing things others don’t. Like the Camel Walk. He also enjoys doing the dog walk with his toy poodle Maurice.

Dave, Head Brewer  Dave starts our week off right with his  ode to Mondays . It’s hard to imagine anyone who loves brewing beer as much as Dave. When he’s not brewing for us, he’s home brewing. And just when we think Dave can’t get any happier … he does.

Dave, Head Brewer

Dave starts our week off right with his ode to Mondays. It’s hard to imagine anyone who loves brewing beer as much as Dave. When he’s not brewing for us, he’s home brewing. And just when we think Dave can’t get any happier … he does.

Emily, Brewery Ops Manager/Events  Coming to us via the Lyric Opera and Glunz, Emily takes care of everything from grains coming in to kegs going out. She’s the only one who knows how to reset our glycol chiller, and she will never let us forget that.

Emily, Brewery Ops Manager/Events

Coming to us via the Lyric Opera and Glunz, Emily takes care of everything from grains coming in to kegs going out. She’s the only one who knows how to reset our glycol chiller, and she will never let us forget that.

 
 
Mike, Head Brewer  Mike, our resident Maestro, started from the bottom but now he’s here. He brews both our mainstays and gets his home brewer on with our fun and exciting new stuff. He does it all with skill & grace ma non troppo.

Mike, Head Brewer

Mike, our resident Maestro, started from the bottom but now he’s here. He brews both our mainstays and gets his home brewer on with our fun and exciting new stuff. He does it all with skill & grace ma non troppo.

Geno, Sales Rep/Events  Our Chicago sales rep, Geno always carries a song in his heart and a joke in his pocket. His passion for Temperance is matched only by his passion for making pickles, and while he may work behind the scenes, his personality is always center stage.

Geno, Sales Rep/Events

Our Chicago sales rep, Geno always carries a song in his heart and a joke in his pocket. His passion for Temperance is matched only by his passion for making pickles, and while he may work behind the scenes, his personality is always center stage.

Kim, Tap Room/Events  Kim moves to the beat of her own drum, and is by far the coolest member of our team. Knowledgeable yet nonchalant, her dedication to customer service is her top priority. A fantastic fashionista and fabulous bartender, Kim’s most valuable asset is inspiring those around her.

Kim, Tap Room/Events

Kim moves to the beat of her own drum, and is by far the coolest member of our team. Knowledgeable yet nonchalant, her dedication to customer service is her top priority. A fantastic fashionista and fabulous bartender, Kim’s most valuable asset is inspiring those around her.

Tamar, Tap Room/Brewery/Events  While she may be a veteran world traveller, Tamar always has her heart in her hometown of Evanston. Tamar's smile is infectious, but her eye-rolling skills are crazy impressive.

Tamar, Tap Room/Brewery/Events

While she may be a veteran world traveller, Tamar always has her heart in her hometown of Evanston. Tamar's smile is infectious, but her eye-rolling skills are crazy impressive.

 
Ethan, Tap Room/Brewery/Events  Whether it’s studying beer, canning, or rolling Tap Room towels just so, Ethan brings his best to Temperance every damn day. Always ready to pick up a shift or help out, everyone here knows Ethan has our back.

Ethan, Tap Room/Brewery/Events

Whether it’s studying beer, canning, or rolling Tap Room towels just so, Ethan brings his best to Temperance every damn day. Always ready to pick up a shift or help out, everyone here knows Ethan has our back.

Torben, Sales Rep/Events  A man of many talents, You may also know him as DJ Teebot, whose mad DJ skills get the party started. When not DJing or working in the Tap Room, he’s our second Chicago-area salesperson, repping Temperance in the burbs.

Torben, Sales Rep/Events

A man of many talents, You may also know him as DJ Teebot, whose mad DJ skills get the party started. When not DJing or working in the Tap Room, he’s our second Chicago-area salesperson, repping Temperance in the burbs.

Cat, Marketing/Social Media  Cat's energy and enthusiasm are contagious, and her winter hat collection is second to none. She makes us look good all the time, even when she's posting from the other side of the globe.

Cat, Marketing/Social Media

Cat's energy and enthusiasm are contagious, and her winter hat collection is second to none. She makes us look good all the time, even when she's posting from the other side of the globe.

Gacia, Tap Room/Brewery  In addition to her youthful enthusiasm and energy, Gacia brings her extensive knowledge of what the kids are saying these days. Older employees may feign indifference or mild amusement but are in fact happy to be able to seem “current.”

Gacia, Tap Room/Brewery

In addition to her youthful enthusiasm and energy, Gacia brings her extensive knowledge of what the kids are saying these days. Older employees may feign indifference or mild amusement but are in fact happy to be able to seem “current.”