Better by the Barrel Representatives of the
beverage companies along Middlebury’s
Exchange Street gather at Stonecutter Spirits.
FROM LEFT Paul Ralston, president and
CEO, Vermont Coffee Company; Sivan Cotel
and Sas Stewart, co-founders, Stonecutter
Spirits; John Matson, master cider-maker,
and Caitlin Stroupe, communications
manager, Vermont Hard Cider Company;
Jeff Weaber, founder, owner & imagineer,
Aqua Vitea; Rebecca Steinhauer, customer
service, Otter Creek Brewing; Mike Kin,
head brewer and artist, Aqua Vitea; Mike
Gerhart, brewmaster, Otter Creek Brewing.