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On this episode of Brewing NC; host Frank Bookhardt talks to Tarboro Brewing Co. brewmasters Dustin Thompson and Seth Austin about TBC brews, awards, successes, and brewing hurdles and solutions. Brewing NC is a show produced by Nash Community College's Studio 67 in support of NCC's Brewing, Distillation, and Fermentation degree and the local and vibrant NC brewing community.
Inez Ribustello Inez, a proud graduate of Tarboro High School, waited until her freshman year to get suspended for a fight that wasn't her fault. She decided then that beer was the only real answer to her problems.   Franklin, suspended in sixth grade and pictured above, flipped the barrel moments after this photograph was taken. 

Inez Ribustello

Inez, a proud graduate of Tarboro High School, waited until her freshman year to get suspended for a fight that wasn't her fault. She decided then that beer was the only real answer to her problems.  

Franklin, suspended in sixth grade and pictured above, flipped the barrel moments after this photograph was taken. 

Chef Stephen Ribustello Stephen loves to cook, drink and entertain others.  His ability to pour beer is one of his great talents.  If you're ever in Tarboro, you will not regret going to eat at his restaurant On the Square.  . 

Chef Stephen Ribustello

Stephen loves to cook, drink and entertain others.  His ability to pour beer is one of his great talents.  If you're ever in Tarboro, you will not regret going to eat at his restaurant On the Square.  . 

Brewmaster Price Miller Mahalo Brah.   Price has been around the world, but he still calls Tarboro home.  We trust him and his experience in brewing our world-class beers. Come drink a Nana's Roof with him.  He will never turn you down   

Brewmaster Price Miller

Mahalo Brah.  

Price has been around the world, but he still calls Tarboro home.  We trust him and his experience in brewing our world-class beers. Come drink a Nana's Roof with him.  He will never turn you down   

Rusty Holderness, the Man with the Plan When he's not telling his daughter what to do, he is busy making sure TBC has every single thing it needs to be the best microbrewery it can be. Responsible for painting our chalkboard wall as well as making sure we are stocked with Pickled Pig's Feet, Rusty loves Tarboro more than anyone in the free world.  Come by to talk to him about how to market our town, and you will have your new forever friend.

Rusty Holderness, the Man with the Plan

When he's not telling his daughter what to do, he is busy making sure TBC has every single thing it needs to be the best microbrewery it can be. Responsible for painting our chalkboard wall as well as making sure we are stocked with Pickled Pig's Feet, Rusty loves Tarboro more than anyone in the free world.  Come by to talk to him about how to market our town, and you will have your new forever friend.

Meet Seth, TBC's newest addition.  Coming to Tarboro all the way from Tennessee, Seth is a welcome addition to the brews brothers.  An avid fan of Dungeons & Dragons, Seth enjoys bourbon just as much as he enjoys craft beer.

Meet Seth, TBC's newest addition.  Coming to Tarboro all the way from Tennessee, Seth is a welcome addition to the brews brothers.  An avid fan of Dungeons & Dragons, Seth enjoys bourbon just as much as he enjoys craft beer.

Lucy Mayo, TBC Event Planner Lucy is so amazing that we cannot remember TBC without her.  Having been with us since the Tap Room opened in June, she takes care of people, parties and planning. Contact her about your next special event.

Lucy Mayo, TBC Event Planner

Lucy is so amazing that we cannot remember TBC without her.  Having been with us since the Tap Room opened in June, she takes care of people, parties and planning. Contact her about your next special event.

Hey Girl Hey! A fellow Tarboro High School Viking, Elizabeth was born and raised in Tarboro, but calls Greenville her home base.  Selling TBC across the state of North Carolina, Elizabeth makes sure the Tarboro Ship  is in tip-top shape.  A self-proclaimed "music freak," Elizabeth will travel for bands and beer. 

Hey Girl Hey! A fellow Tarboro High School Viking, Elizabeth was born and raised in Tarboro, but calls Greenville her home base.  Selling TBC across the state of North Carolina, Elizabeth makes sure the Tarboro Ship  is in tip-top shape.  A self-proclaimed "music freak," Elizabeth will travel for bands and beer. 

Dustin Thompson Dustin is a rockstar.  A CIA grad (that's the culinary institute, not  the other one), he has found in passion in brewing.  A master of EKOS and a lover of all things related to beer, we are fortunate to have him on the TBC team.

Dustin Thompson

Dustin is a rockstar.  A CIA grad (that's the culinary institute, not  the other one), he has found in passion in brewing.  A master of EKOS and a lover of all things related to beer, we are fortunate to have him on the TBC team.