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THE DOGS OF LAGUNITAS

Elsie near bottle of Lagunitas IPA beer
Koa the dog | Chicago

Koa

Chief pet receiver and snack eater

How long have you been with Lagunitas?
7 years.

How long have you and your human been together? How did you first meet?
8 years. When my young hooman brought me home. I got stuck with the butler

What do you ✨wonder✨ about most in life?
Birds, pets, snacks and swimmin. Did I mention snacks?

What’s your biggest pet peeve about your human?
He goes everywhere I go.

What’s your favorite thing to chew on?
Chimkin.

What are a few words you live by?
Pets, stuffies snacks.

Ellen sleeping dog | Chicago

Ellen

Area Manager: Dog Bed Division

How long have you been with Lagunitas?
3 years.

How long have you and your human been together? How did you first meet?
I met my human back in glorious 2013 where I was so small I couldnt get over a curb. My first memory with my human was when she got a ticket for running a red light (she says she was already in the intersection before it turned red). I think it was because she was so happy to have me she may have gone color blind like me.

What do you ✨wonder✨ about most in life?
How did I survive before my human could bring me to work at Lagunitas?

What’s your biggest pet peeve about your human?
I do not like getting my nails trimmed so my human has to put the world’s tiniest muzzle on me to stop me from expressing my disapproval, when a better solution in my opinion is to leave my nails alone!

What’s your favorite thing to chew on?
I love sticks! My human always has to take them away from me!

What are a few words you live by?
When in doubt, give ’em a puppy pout.

Whiskey the dog | Chicago

Whiskey

Toy Squeaker Enthusiast

How long have you been with Lagunitas?
9 months.

How long have you and your human been together? How did you first meet?
1 month. Family friend’s a vet and had me and a bunch of my siblings. Now, I’m living with the best hoomans. First me in Paso Robles; now living in Southern California!

What do you ✨wonder✨ about most in life?
Why dad wakes me up at 4am every morning to workout. I love it but I’m so sleepy. Also, why do so many humans think I’m a boy? I’m clearly a girl and proud of it!

What’s your biggest pet peeve about your human?
He doesn’t let me play with my squeaky toy during his meetings.

What’s your favorite thing to chew on?
Blankets and my dad’s hair.

What are a few words you live by?
Alcohol. Maybe due to the name bestowed upon me.

Alice the dog

Alice

Floppy Tail Director

How long have you been with Lagunitas?
5 years.

How long have you and your human been together? How did you first meet?
A super 6 years! She fell in love with me as soon as I arrived at BARC shelter in Brooklyn, NY (how could she not!?) and took me home a few weeks later.

What do you ✨wonder✨ about most in life?
Why can’t I fit a bowling ball in my mouth? And what’s up with delivery drivers always making me bork when they sneak up to my front door?

What’s your biggest pet peeve about your human?
She makes me get up to go potty outside at night when I’m already snuggled on my bed.

What’s your favorite thing to chew on?
My orange and blue ball. Or pinecones.

What are a few words you live by?
Ball is life.

Apollo the dog

Apollo

Ambassador of Bark

How long have you been with Lagunitas?
6 years.

How long have you and your human been together? How did you first meet?
We met in October 2015 when I was but a pup of 12 weeks; we have been together ever since.

What do you ✨wonder✨ about most in life?
Where is my next snack coming from?

What’s your biggest pet peeve about your human?
They dont give me enough snacks.

What’s your favorite thing to chew on?
A good stick I stole from Leeloo.

What are a few words you live by?
Snack like no one is looking.

Beau the dog

Beau

Anti-Squirrel Defense Coordinator

How long have you been with Lagunitas?
2 human years.

How long have you and your human been together? How did you first meet?
We met through The Tiny Pitbull Rescue in Santa Rosa after I was rescued from being euthanized from a shelter in Covelo.

What do you ✨wonder✨ about most in life?
I wonder what squirrels taste like? They sure do look pretty yummy.

What’s your biggest pet peeve about your human?
He doesn’t give me peanut butter filled kongs everyday… peanut butter filled kongs are life.

What’s your favorite thing to chew on?
Peanut butter filled kongs, or my toy squirrel, or peanut butter kongs, or maybe my toy squirrel….

What are a few words you live by?
P.B.R.E.A.M. (Peanut Butter Rules Everything Around Me).

Elsie the dog

Elsie

Creative Director

How long have you been with Lagunitas?
Grand Total of 11+ years (7 yrs full-time, 4 yrs free-range doggo).

How long have you and your human been together? How did you first meet?
I found the AberFam just as Quarantine began … perfect timing to keep each others’ spirits up.

What do you ✨wonder✨ about most in life?
Why am I clearly a Holstein but my pedigree says I’m French?

What’s your biggest pet peeve about your human?
He hasn’t cut his hippie quarantine hair yet … c’mon, man. We’re all vaxxed already!

What’s your favorite thing to chew on?
Squeaky toys (*only when there’s important phonecalls, quiet scenes in movies, or conversations being had with anyone other than myself).

Fennec the dog

Fennec

VP of Standoffishness

How long have you been with Lagunitas?
2 years.

How long have you and your human been together? How did you first meet?
2 years, ever since we met through Dogwood Rescue. He brought hot dogs to bribe me and I’ve been sometimes listening to him ever since!

What do you ✨wonder✨ about most in life?
Why do strangers exist? Why shouldn’t I chase lizards? What do you mean this cow patty isn’t for eating?

What’s your biggest pet peeve about your human?
He doesn’t let me sleep over three-quarters of the bed!

What’s your favorite thing to chew on?
Every stick I can find and disintegrate.

What are a few words you live by?
Stare, sleep, goof.

Fitzgerald the dog

Fitzgerald

Admiral of Affection

How long have you been with Lagunitas?
2 years.

How long have you and your human been together? How did you first meet?
My human and I first met when I was a puppy and I’m now 2 years old! I’m originally from Chico but don’t tell anyone.

What do you ✨wonder✨ about most in life?
Where on earth do my parents go when they leave me at home? What could possibly better than being with me?!

What’s your biggest pet peeve about your human?
My dad always hogs the bed, my spot is up top with the pillows! He can sleep at the foot!

What’s your favorite thing to chew on?
I’m such a good boy, rawhide or bust.

What are a few words you live by?
Life is better with me.

Ingrid the dog

Ingrid

Manager of Meal Times

How long have you been with Lagunitas?
3 years.

How long have you and your human been together? How did you first meet?
My human and I have been together for 7 years since I was a puppy,

What do you ✨wonder✨ about most in life?
When is the next time I will get food? And can I have more?

What’s your biggest pet peeve about your human?
My human wants me to exercise and I would much rather sleep.

What’s your favorite thing to chew on?
I have no front teeth so I like soft bananas.

What are a few words you live by?
Eat fast, sleep hard.

Jack the dog

Jack

Chief Compliance Officer of Dog Park Etiquette

How long have you been with Lagunitas?
5 months.

How long have you and your human been together? How did you first meet?
2 very energetic years, my mom found me at an adoption fair in a PetCo in Miami. It was love at first site…and daddy soon fell in love at first cuddle.

What do you ✨wonder✨ about most in life?
Why are fire alarms so loud? How can I marry a mini-horse?

What’s your biggest pet peeve about your human?
Why is nail clipping and bathing a thing?

What’s your favorite thing to chew on?
Bully sticks, treats, balls, toys, grass, rocks, anything with feathers…

What are a few words you live by?
YOLO.

Kona the dog

Kona

Director of Workplace Naps

How long have you been with Lagunitas?
2 years (if you include my freelance naps).

How long have you and your human been together? How did you first meet?
4 years. We met at the Milo Foundation and I couldn’t wait to get my own yard, complete with squirrels to chase.

What do you ✨wonder✨ about most in life?
Why do I have to ride in a dumb car to get to some of my favorite places?

What’s your biggest pet peeve about your human?
He always tries to get me into the pool for a swim, but I prefer sunbathing at a safe distance.

What’s your favorite thing to chew on?
Flip-flops. Especially the ones left by the door. Be warned.

What are a few words you live by?
Run, fast, always.

LeeLoo the dog

LeeLoo

Run Technician

How long have you been with Lagunitas?
4 years.

How long have you and your human been together? How did you first meet?
I was living nearly alone in a field on a farm when Bryan and Karen wandered into my life on Valentine’s Day 2018; the love is real.

What do you ✨wonder✨ about most in life?
Is it possible to run too much or two fast?

What’s your biggest pet peeve about your human?
They dont let me lick them with love enough.

What’s your favorite thing to chew on?
Apollo’s little leggies.

What are a few words you live by?
Run hard.

Leo the dog

Leo

Russian Mafioso

How long have you been with Lagunitas?
7 months.

How long have you and your human been together? How did you first meet?
4 years. My fam saved me.

What do you ✨wonder✨ about most in life?
Where’s my next meal coming from.

What’s your biggest pet peeve about your human?
He won’t pet me 24/7.

What’s your favorite thing to chew on?
A new soccer ball.

What are a few words you live by?
Dream big. Eat and poop bigger.

Loki the dog

Loki

International Puppy of Mystery

How long have you been with Lagunitas?
9 months.

How long have you and your human been together? How did you first meet?
We have been together for only 7 months, but in dog beers it seems like forever. I was a lone COVID puppy born in The Netherlands, just lookin’ for a nice home.

What do you ✨wonder✨ about most in life?
How far do I need to dig to get to the bottom?

What’s your biggest pet peeve about your human?
Stop looking at your stoopid cell phones and play with me!

What’s your favorite thing to chew on?
Slippers, duh!!

What are a few words you live by?
Bark, Woof, Rawr (wags tail)…

Lunchbox the dog

Lunchbox Moore-Davidson (aka Lunchy)

Chief Vacuum Cleaner/Crumb Finder

How long have you been with Lagunitas?
1.5 years.

How long have you and your human been together? How did you first meet?
I’m 13, and my O.G. man-human Michael got me when I was just a wee pup. Michael and I adopted Jennie (my lady-human) about 3 years ago.

What do you ✨wonder✨ about most in life?
Why don’t humans just eat all the food? Like, I know they have food in the Big Cold Box and the cabinets. But they only seem to eat a little at a time. If I had opposable thumbs, I would just devour it all at once.

What’s your biggest pet peeve about your human?
My humans are always trying to put weird outfits on me. I’m like, yo, I’m not a duck or a dragon and I am definitely not Baby Yoda.

What’s your favorite thing to chew on?
I’m not much of a chewer, I’m more of a napper. My favorite thing to lie on is mom’s cashmere blanket. I’m pretty sure she doesn’t mind.

What are a few words you live by?
Take time to smell the roses (especially ones that other dogs have peed on).

Mercury the dog

Mercury

SuperCluster Dogsmonaut Extraordinaire

How long have you been with Lagunitas?
4 years.

How long have you and your human been together? How did you first meet?
For 3 dogtastic years, I, Mercury the Spacedog, have been hanging with my forever family. My dude rescued me from a family who couldn’t support my eating habits.. I eat so much. But everything’s allll good, because my dude works for beer!

What do you ✨wonder✨ about most in life?
Are there dogs in space? Like, is my howling to the moon helping to contact them. I’m prrrty it is.

What’s your biggest pet peeve about your human?
When the smelly stripey black and white miniature night dogs share their wonderful scent, my dude always cleans it off! I mean, really dude? I make this smell gooooood.

What’s your favorite thing to chew on?
The mini dude’s bouncy balls, baseballs, footballs, kickball, ping-pong balls, tennis balls and whiffle balls. I’m pretty much a ball aficionado.

What are a few words you live by?
In the immortal words of Droopy the Dog: MhWoof.

Otis the dog

Shuggie Otis Redding (AKA Otis)

Schwag Greeter

How long have you been with Lagunitas?
1 happy year.

How long have you and your human been together? How did you first meet?
Our 1 year anniversary is Tomorrow, the 13th! Mom and Dad saw my picture on a web site and tracked me down in Santa Rosa at Compassion without Borders. Little did they know at the time, I have 3 legs but I can run like the devil. They brought me home that day, and we’ve been inseparable ever since!

What do you ✨wonder✨ about most in life?
Why do people look at me funny when Mom carries me in a crossbody bag?

What’s your biggest pet peeve about your human?
They won’t let me drive.

What’s your favorite thing to chew on?
Tiny squeak toys with ears and eyes…

What are a few words you live by?
Otis for POTUS.

Dog in sweater

Paisely

VP of Security

How long have you been with Lagunitas?
7 hooman years.

How long have you and your human been together? How did you first meet?
We’ve been together 7 wonderful years! We met when my mom’s human drove me down from Oregon and introduced me to my furever home.

What do you ✨wonder✨ about most in life?
How can I bark as loud as possible, piercing the ears of my enemies (and everyone else in the vicinity) while also looking so cute?

What’s your biggest pet peeve about your human?
Sometimes they go places without me and I DON’T LIKE TO BE APART!!!

What’s your favorite thing to chew on?
Everything except dog toys.

What are a few words you live by?
Hi! Hi! Hi! Haiii!!

Dog sitting in room

Millie

President of Garbage Eaters Annonymous

How long have you been with Lagunitas?
7.5 years.

How long have you and your human been together? How did you first meet?
My humans and I have been together for 8 years. We met when I was found wandering the streets all alone.

What do you ✨wonder✨ about most in life?
Why do the humans put so much tasty food in those giant boxes outside every week? They could just feed it to me!

What’s your biggest pet peeve about your human?
Everyone’s always yelling at me when I feel like a snack and take myself on walk. I don’t get why…

What’s your favorite thing to chew on?
Any scraps from the table.

What are a few words you live by?
Did someone say treats?

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