Karl Rutherford

Karl Rutherford

A real Midwestern dude, Karl is three parts nice guy and one part rebel, driving his passion for designing approachable yet interesting beer. Fortunately for all of us, he tried to run away from home on a tiny pink plastic hippo as a toddler, eventually inspiring the metaphorical birth of Pinkelsworth T. Hipposford (Pinky), our esteemed mascot. So basically this whole hippo thing is all his fault. He is bald. He is bearded. He hits his stride when the hops hit the kettle. He is: The Papapotamus