Structural engineer Brian Tarantino, the founder of Tarantino Engineering Consultants, has worked on more than a dozen breweries and taprooms in D.C., Maryland, and Virginia. His team’s expertise has helped Jailbreak, Oliver, Black Flag, Silver Branch, Guinness, Heavy Seas and many more.

We talk to Brian about the particular challenges of engineering brewery and taproom spaces and hear some of his stories about the interesting situations that arise in brewery engineering.

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