Behind the 3 | Nate Prittie

Nate Prittie joined Three Taverns almost 4 years ago and in addition to brewing some of your favorite beers he also oversees our barrel program. Read more about him below in our "Behind the 3" feature, where we highlight instrumental folks of Three Taverns:

How did you first get into craft beer?
My first encounter with craft beer was with sweetwater 420 at the end of high school. It became an obsession of trying new beers and learning more about different styles and the brewing bug bit not long after that. 

What do you like most about your job?
Talking about and researching new brews for the pilot system (especially obscure old world styles), shoveling spent grain, and discussing various hypothetical brewery disaster scenarios.

Where were you born/did you grow up?
Born and raised in Decatur/Atlanta

Favorite place to eat in Atlanta?
Doggy Dogg or Nuevo Laredo or Homegrown or Thai Chili or We Suki Suki or Fat Matt’s.

Favorite place to drink in Atlanta?
The S.O.S. late night, The Porter mid-day on a weekday, Kimball House for date night, Victory anytime.

Desert Island beer?
Pilsner Urquell

Favorite drink besides beer?
Martini (w/ lemon twist NOT olives!)

Interests/hobbies that are not beer-related
Mostly raising kids now but I used to enjoy golf, tennis, and camping.