Learn a little about the owners of Ferment
Brewery Ferment was created to celebrate the art of brother and sister team, Dustin and Kirsten Jones. Born and raised in Traverse City, MI they came back to their hometown to establish a unique brewery experience for the real craft beer lover.
Dustin Jones- Head of Fermentology
While living in Los Angeles and Chicago he discovered a love for unique craft beer. He developed an interest in homebrewing and it quickly became an obsession. With admiration for his beer from his friends and family, he made the move to his hometown of Traverse City to make his dream of owning a brewery a reality. His passion for brewing and cooking is apparent in his well-balanced yet artistic and creative handcrafted beers.
Dustin’s favorite beer styles include: Experimental, wood-aged, high gravity, and traditional beers.
Kirsten Jones-Merchandise Creator
Having grown up in Traverse City, Kirsten ventured to Chicago to get her Bachelor’s of Fine Art in Fashion Design. After working for a clothing design company, she tried her hand at jewelry design and immediately fell in love. She enjoys focusing on textile arts, resin jewelry, metalsmithing, recycled and natural creations and other unique handmade designs. Kirsten’s love for craft beers was partially influenced by her brother Dustin’s homebrews. Kirsten moved to Traverse City to help him open a unique and creative boutique brewery. Along with her own jewelry and clothing lines, Kirsten creates one-of-a-kind hop jewelry, driftwood pieces, metal designs, and screenprints all the clothing for Ferment.
Kirsten’s favorite beer styles include: Sours, Belgians, Fruit beers, IPAs and anything new or adventurous.