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Old Majestic Brewing Company

Old Majestic Brewing Company was formed to bring about more than a beer-drinking opportunity but a beer-drinking experience. Our brews are crafted with select hops and taste patterns to encourage our consumers to enjoy the finer quality beers offered. Anyone can drink a beer, but we wanted to educate our consumers to learn more about beer and how to enjoy it. We believe Mobile beer drinkers deserve to know what makes a great beer,so we created a beer drinking experience at Old Majestic Brewing

The Name

The name “Old Majestic” stems from the mighty, majestic oak tree, which is the National Tree of the United States of America and a tree that endured and embodies the rich history of our hometown, Mobile, Alabama. The mighty oak is a symbol of strength, morale, resistance and knowledge. It represents wisdom personified by its towering authority, slow growth and noble presence. As the majestic oak is known to live for more than 300 years, it is a powerful life-affirming symbol. Just like the mighty oak,Old Majestic Brewing Company seeks for its beers to occupy a noble presence and provide its customers with the best quality hand-crafted beer around

The Brands

"Majestic Blonde”- A Belgian Style Blonde Ale

This blonde ale is typically easy-drinking, with low but pleasing hop bitterness and is medium-bodied with a low malt aroma and a spicy yet fruity character. 

“Reflections IPA”–An American Pale Ale 

A hoppy, moderately strong American pale ale, showcasing Pacific Northwest hop varieties. The balance is hop-forward, with a clean fermentation profile, dry finish,and clean, supporting malt allowing a creative range of hop character to shine through. A prominent hop aroma featuring pineapple, mango and tropical fruit. Mango fruitiness from yeast should also be detected 

We the Brewers

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John Minton

Head Brewer – John brings his engineering know-how and systems integration experience into the realm of brewing. John has worked as an engineer at Airbus, IBM, Boeing, and Lockheed-Martin among others and has worked on projects such as the International Space Station, F-35 Fighter Aircraft, commercial aircraft interior design; Chinook Helicopter advanced engine design as well as many others. John fell in love with good beer when he first participated in the 1st International Music Festival in the early ’70s after wandering into a local pub in Frankfurt, Germany. He has never looked back, continually refining his home brew recipes to now offering the same handcrafted quality to a large-scale production brew house, Old Majestic Brewing Company.

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Chad Marchand

Chad was born and raised in a military family. Throughout his childhood, his family moved to different parts of the globe, living in Japan,as well as Hawaii, California, and Alabama, among other states. His opportunity to experience other cultures and their differing foods shaped his pallet to enjoy diverse flavors. Something that can be readily found in the beer brewed at Old Majestic. These life experiences not only bring a great opinion of good beer, but an apparent culture found in the Old Majestic taproom. As a practicing lawyer, since 2000, his love for beer has well exceeded his skill of litigation. The dream of opening this brew house coupled with his global experience has been combined to bring everyone to what is now Old Majestic Brewing Company