Rick Cox

Rick Cox

Co-owner/Brewer

Next Level Brewing Company
My current passion or focus:

Surviving the COVID-19 pandemic.

Past lives:

U.S. Army EOD Veteran, former high school teacher, Uber/Lyft driver

Hobbies:

Drinking craft beer and professional fireworks technician but not at the same time.

Why I brew/distill:

After I brewed my first beer, I finally decided what I wanted to be when I grew up and that is a brewer.

Why I teach at BDC:

I like sharing my experience as a professional brewer and business entrepreneur and learning from the lives and creative interests of the future brewers I teach.

Favorite brewing/distilled related topic:

Yeast and fermentation.

Degrees/Certifications:

Bachelor of Business Administration, South College Professional Brewer

Awards:

Knoxville News-Sentinel “Best of Knoxville 2020” reader's poll – “Best Locally Brewed Beer”

Topics

Brew House Safety

BREW HOUSE TECHNOLOGY

Brew House Safety
OSHA-Approved Forklift Training

BREW HOUSE TECHNOLOGY

OSHA-Approved Forklift Training
Brewing 101

BREWING PROCESS

Brewing 101
Cellaring

BREWING PROCESS

Cellaring
Wort Production

BREWING PROCESS

Wort Production
Yeast: Fermentation

BREWING PROCESS

Yeast: Fermentation
Brewing Business

BUSINESS SKILLS

Brewing Business
Brewing Business Presentation

BUSINESS SKILLS

Brewing Business Presentation
Résumé and Interview

BUSINESS SKILLS

Résumé and Interview