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Ben Bourland

Ben joined the Confluence team in 2018!

What is your favorite Confluence beer? Or, If you could only drink one beer for the rest of your life, what would it be? 
The 2012 bourbon and brandy barrel aged anniversary porter was my favorite beer.

Any random facts about yourself?
My favorite author is Leo Tolstoy.

If you were stuck on an island what three things would you bring?
Coffee, guitar, sketch pad

What celebrity do people think you look like?
Eddie Redmayne

Where is your favorite place in the world?
San Diego

What’s the weirdest job you’ve ever had?
Cleaning out a hoarder’s house.

What does “craft beer” mean to you?
Beer made with care.

Describe yourself in three words:
Inquisitive, Independent, Genuine