Show Notes: Ep #39 From Cubicle to Craft Beer in St. John Brewers
About This Episode
The “Beer Idea” takes off. Kevin Chipman and Chirag Vyas quit their jobs and moved to St. John in the Virgin Islands. It didn’t take long to discover what was missing, craft beer. So they learned how to make their own craft beer and now own a successful brewery in the Virgin Islands.
About Kevin Chipman & Chirag Vyas
The story of St. John Brewers begins when two college classmates quit their jobs to live on the small island of St. John in the U.S. Virgin Islands. Chirag Vyas, who grew up in Providence, R.I., had been living and working in California as a scientist for NASA. Kevin Chipman, a friend and former roommate from the University of Vermont, worked as a physical therapist at a Boston medical center. In their first two years out of college, they became frustrated by the 9-5 lifestyle that seemingly defined their stateside existence, so the two decided to embark on a Caribbean adventure that would change their lives forever. They quit their jobs, sold their belongings, and purchased one-way tickets to the Virgin Islands. Read more…
About St. John Brewers