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Bronx Brewery Adds Sonja Nelson to Brewing Team

Bronx Brewery Adds Sonja Nelson to Brewing Team

Bronx Brewery in New York has announced that Sonja Nelson has been added to the brewing team.

The full release from the brewery is below.

BRONX, N.Y. –– The Bronx Brewery has hired veteran brewer Sonja Nelson as the newest member of its brew squad.

Nelson, a N.J. native who last served as Head Brewer at Long Valley Pub & Restaurant, previously worked as the Assistant Brewer at Czig Meister Brewing.

A member of the Pink Boots society, she’ll join lead brewer Will Arnaiz’s team, responsible for creating 8 year-round beers, 3 seasonals and the Brewery’s two series known as Up & Comers and B-Tracks.

Up & Comers features cutting-edge, limited-edition beers paired with labels designed by rising-star local artists, in a celebration of innovation in beer and culture. Most recently, City Island Sour was called-up from Up & Comers to the brewery’s full-time lineup.

B-Tracks is a collaboration with Baldor Specialty Foods, using farm-fresh ingredients to create unique, unusual beers only available at the Bronx Brewery in the South Bronx.

Nelson looks to bring her history of creative, boundary-stretching work to the Brewery, as it looks for the next style to add to its full-time rotation.

“I hope to bring my attitude and my life to the brewery,” Nelson said. “There’s already so much life, but I want to keep that going and eventually show that in my beer. I want people to taste some crazy things like I’ve done in the past. I experiment. I love working with flowers and fruit and anything that you can name, and I hope to bring that to the Bronx.”

About The Bronx Brewery

Founded in 2011, The Bronx Brewery is a craft brewery based in New York City’s South Bronx neighborhood. The Bronx Brewery team prides themselves on producing what they call “No-Nonsense Ales” – assertive but approachable, innovative but true-to-style beers. Visit www.thebronxbrewery.com or @TheBronxBrewery on social to learn more, or visit their taproom at the brewery at 856 East 136th Street, Bronx, NY 10454.