A long time ago, back in nineteen hundred and ninety-four, Bob Maphet and Brian Sollenberger embarked on—as Bob puts it—“a hobby that went wildly out of control.” It was an adventure to change the world and the public’s perception of how amazing beer can taste. Putting their noggins together, they crafted the finest beers known to mankind (or at least we think so).
As they continued to brew the liquid gold, the guys discovered that landlubbers of all different backgrounds craved the delicious brews and demand increased substantially. Jumping forward to today, Diamond Knot Craft Brewing produces 500 barrels of beer a month and that number keeps growing year after year.
Here’s a little insight into Diamond Knot’s history:
The story behind the Diamond Knot brand name harkens back to the 1947 shipwreck of the Diamond Knot cargo ship. It is a story of perseverance, tenacity and being resourceful in the face of adversity. Bob and Brian named the brewery Diamond Knot to honor the hard-working and innovative participants of the shipwreck and its salvage, and as a reminder of what is possible when you have dreams and ambition. Read more about the Diamond Knot shipwreck.