• conor


    “Chief Beer Philosopher”
    After leaving a job he did not find satisfying and taking a trip around the world (see The Poor Man’s Jet-Setters), Conor found his passion to be equal parts artfully crafted beer, inspiring stories, and refreshing experiences. From the day the words “Half Full Brewery” were jotted down in a notebook, Conor has pursued turning his passion into a reality.

  • jennifer


    Brewing Operations
    Jen doesn't do the whole “test the waters” deal, she jumps right in. After several career paths did not prove to be inspiring, Jen decided to head off to the Siebel Institute to learn how to brew, having never brewed before (though her grandfather was a brewer). Nearly 15 years later we are beyond privileged to have her.

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    “Director, Branding & Customer Experience”
    After college Jordan spent four years at two of New York's largest ad-agencies, which proved to be unfulfilling. His path to Half Full was charted via a five-month Thru-Hike of the Appalachian Trail and three months in Southeast Asia. A run on a cold February morning, several beers, and a fair bit of persuasion later he hopped on board and has never looked back.
  • jon



    Jon’s from Minnesota. Barley and cheese soup, ice fishing, jean jackets, you bet’cha. How’d he end up in CT? Jon’s path to Half Full started at Yale and was fueled by the New Haven beer scene. After a two year stint doing Cancer research at Yale New Haven Jon decided to hand in his lab coat for a pair of brewing boots and headed on over to the Half Full Brewery.
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    Lead Brewer

    Laura's smart. Jen and Jon are constantly making her do "computer" things because "she's so good at it!". Laura came to us from Conor's alma mater Notre Dame. On any given day you can find her washing kegs, doing lab work, brewing, or any other of the 1,000,000 things it takes to actually run a brewery.

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    Community Manager/
    Charlotte unofficially joined the Half Full Crew in the Summer of 2013 as our Marketing and Events Intern. From the second she left for her Senior year at St. Lawrence University we knew that we needed to get her back, and we did! Charlotte has her hands on everything Half Full, from billing and inventory to marketing and social media strategy.
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    Relationship Manager
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    Relationship Manager
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    Relationship Manager
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    Tasting Room Entertainer & Tour Guide
    Tom signs his emails "Cool Runnings". It doesn't get much more optimistic than that. If you visit Half Full on a weekend chances are you'll get to chatting; ask him about his time spent "living" in Brooklyn. You won't be disappointed. Tom first came to Half Full as a customer and we are beyond excited that he has decided to join our Crew; his outgoing personality and sense of optimism fit right in!
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    Tasting Room
    Entertainer & Tour Guide
    Christina is a busy gal. We first met Christina as one of the fearless leaders of the Fleet Feet Wednesday Night Pub Run. Having worked 2 jobs at a time since she was 16, Christina recently found herself in need of a weekend work fix and came knocking. Believe us when we say, we are happy she did!

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    Tasting Room
    Entertainer & Tour Guide
    Colleen likes beer. Like, a lot. When not working at Half Full Colleen can be found working as a Production Coordinator for SGA in New Canaan.
  • lindsay


    “Chief Beer Brander”
    From the mouth of Conor to the sentence that follows: “Lindsay knows how to articulate the vision for Half Full 10X better than I do.” And we are happy she does. She was also chiefly responsible for pushing Conor to pursue his passion and open a business that stands for something more. Now, only if we could pry her away from that full time corporate gig ☺
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    "Brew Dog"
    Pounce is a happy dog. You would be happy too if you had people feeding and petting you all day! If you're lucky enough to catch Pounce on a Saturday make sure to give her a belly rub, she will be eternally grateful, and will proceed to follow you around all day!