Steve Almaraz President and Partner

 

Steve Almaraz

Almaraz is a 30-year beer industry veteran with a proven history in sales and marketing. His most recent position was managing the craft category for Reyes Beer Division, focusing on growing and developing the craft and specialty brand portfolio. Prior to his tenure at Reyes, he spent 15 years with Firestone Walker as a member of the executive team, instrumental in growing the business from its early beginnings to over 230,000 bbl a year. 

“I’m excited to come back home to the central coast to work with Jaime and the Fig Family,” said Almaraz “I have always admired Jaime’s vision and success of creating a unique culture and community. I look forward to partnering and creating some exciting new things at Figueroa Mountain.”

Entering into its tenth year, Jaime and Steve will lead the company in the spirt of beloved Co-founder and partner James Dietenhofer, who passed away this past July. “My dad and I grew this business through a shared vision of respect and admiration for our customers, employees, and community,” said Dietenhofer. “I’m honored to be able to support his legacy as Figueroa Mountain embarks on this next stage with the collective stewardship of Steve, myself, and the company’s board and executive team.”

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Figueroa Mountain Brewing wins 24th GABF medal, the most craft beer wins...

On October 5th, 2019 in Denver Colorado, we received recognition in the form of our 24th medal at the world's largest commercial beer competition, the Great American Beer Festival (GABF).read more

Figueroa Mountain Brewing wins 24th GABF medal, the most craft beer wins since 2010!

Written Oct 31 By Figueroa Mountain Brewing Co.

The Best Outdoor Drinking Experiences at Figueroa Mountain Brewing Co.

Outdoor drinking has never been more enticing than at Figueroa Mountain Brewing Co. taprooms.read more

The Best Outdoor Drinking Experiences at Figueroa Mountain Brewing Co.

Written Oct 25 By Figueroa Mountain Brewing Co.

Our next Locals Only brew is coming to San Luis Obispo - Catch Mixed Swell...

Our next installment in our Locals Only series is coming to San Luis Obispo! We are excited to announce that we have paired up with our friends at Central Coast Brewing Company in San Luis...read more

Our next Locals Only brew is coming to San Luis Obispo - Catch Mixed Swell on tap near you in October!

Written Oct 07 By Figueroa Mountain Brewing Co.