Ray Klimovitz

Posted by: T. Andrew Nemeckay Publish Date: Apr 16, 2015

Ray is currently the President of Klimovitz Brewing Consultants, Inc., doing business in the Wisconsin area, where he acts as Alternating Proprietor (AP) Brewmaster for various beverage clients. His past clients include Sleeman Brewing & Malting (Guelph, Ontario, Canada), City Brewery (LaCrosse, WI), Harpoon Brewery (Boston, MA), Allagash Brewing (Portland, ME), New Century Brewing (Boston, MA), and Slammin’ Sam Beer Co. (Pinehurst, NC). Ray’s beverage experience extends into new product development, as he co-founded IZZE Beverage Co. in Boulder, where he was responsible for product development and production. Ray’s 40-plus years of experience in the beverage industry started at Four Roses Distilling Company in Baltimore, where he held the position of Whiskey Chemist.  From there, Ray moved to Carling Brewing Co. in Baltimore where he was Brewing Chemist, QA Manager, Assistant Brewmaster and Brewmaster.  Ray’s professional experience includes tenure at Joseph Schlitz Brewing Co (Milwaukee) and The Stroh Brewery Company (Detroit), where he was Corporate Master Brewer.