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Steve Rogacki

Co-owner and Head Brewer

Steve Rogacki is the Co-owner and Brewer of Twelve78 Brewing LLC.  Mr. Rogacki has been brewing beer since 1994 and will be combining his extensive brewing knowledge with over 25 years of corporate leadership experience.  Steve has established himself as a respected figure in the Information Technology industry and has begun building the same reputation with in the craft beer community.  With an unwavering work ethic and a “no-task-too-big-or-small” mentality, he has positioned himself to build and manage a thriving craft brewery that will excel in excellence and innovation. 

With a deep-rooted passion for brewing, Steve’s journey began in college brewing for the first time while taking an advanced chemistry class.  Over the years, he has honed his skills and developed an unparalleled understanding of the art and science of brewing. His relentless pursuit of brewing mastery led him to experiment with unique flavors, ingredients, and brewing techniques, resulting in the creation of exceptional and distinct craft beers.  In 2022, he also earned a Certificate from Cornell University in Craft Brewing. 

Beyond his technical expertise, Steve brings invaluable leadership experience to his role as a brewery Co-owner. Having spent over 25 years in corporate leadership positions, he possesses a comprehensive understanding of business operations, strategic planning, and team management. This background has equipped him with the ability to steer his brewery towards success, making sound business decisions while maintaining a strong focus on quality and innovation. 

One of Steve's defining characteristics is his unwavering commitment to community and family values. He firmly believes that a brewery should be a gathering place that fosters a sense of belonging and camaraderie. Steve actively engages with the local community, supporting charitable causes and collaborating with other businesses and organizations to promote the growth and well-being of the community as a whole. 

Steve's dedication to producing unique and high-quality beer is evident in every aspect of his craft brewery. From sourcing the finest ingredients to employing meticulous brewing techniques, he ensures that each batch of beer represents the pinnacle of craftsmanship. By constantly pushing the boundaries of flavor and style, he strives to provide beer enthusiasts with an extraordinary and memorable drinking experience. 

With his diverse skill set, deep-rooted passion, and strong community and family values, Steve Rogacki stands as a shining example of a craft brewery owner who will make an indelible mark on the industry. His unwavering commitment to producing exceptional beer, coupled with his strategic leadership, has garnered him a loyal following and positioned his brewery to become a beacon of excellence in the craft beer landscape.