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Jon Stika

Brewer and Science Guy

a man smiling for the cameraJon has been the brewer at Phat Fish Brewing from its beginning in April of 2019.  He is a native of Wisconsin, but has made North Dakota his home since 1984.  Jon has been brewing beer, making wine, cider, and mead, growing and using hops, and making malt at home since 1992.  He is the author of dozens of articles for Brew Your Own magazine, and has been a certified beer judge since 2011.  Jon has particular expertise in chemistry, microbiology and beer recipe formulation.  He is also good at designing and building equipment and fixing things when they break.