Since 2011, Arkose Brewery has been brewing using traditional methods combined with the innovative and free spirit of Alaska. The beer portfolio is inspired not only by the majestic surroundings and thriving community, but also by the German heritage and Pacific Northwest roots of its founders spanning from California to the Last Frontier.
Raised in Germany and Alaska, Co-founder and Head Brewer Stephen Gerteisen is a graduate of the U.C. Davis Master Brewers program and a member of the Institute of Brewing & Distilling (IBD). He brings the science and the soul to every barrel.
Raised in the San Francisco Bay Area and living in Germany many years, Co-founder and Creative Director June Gerteisen has a background in fine art, is an apprentice BJCP judge, and Certified Beer Server. She brings the art and the heart to every glass and to every bottle with her award-winning logo and bottle designs. Together with their team, they strive to bring you the utmost in craft beer consistency and quality.
BEer Inspired by Glacier-Fed Rivers, Snow-Capped Mountains and Namesake Arkose Peak. Handcrafted Beer