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How it all began

In 2012, after a three-month stint through Central America, our co-founders David and Cristina spent the year living in Panama. David, an avid homebrewer, was determined to keep up his craft while living abroad, despite the challenges in sourcing ingredients. That summer, the couple was introduced to alcoholic ginger beer and with easy access to the ingredients - ginger, sugar, citrus juice - David began brewing ginger beer one gallon at a time. Enjoyed straight or occasionally with a splash of Panamanian rum, David and Cristina fell in love with the gingery beverage and it soon became a staple in their household even after they moved back to the States.

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In 2013, David and Cristina began bringing their alcoholic ginger beer to homebrew festivals and quickly found they weren’t the only ones craving a lighter, vibrant beverage. After a few awards and a couple years of pursuing other projects, the couple finally decided to take the leap in 2015 and officially incorporated Ginger’s Revenge. In between the real estate search, construction, and permitting, it took about two years to get the doors to the brewery open. Ginger’s Revenge officially opened in March 2017 and now employs twenty team members.

Our ginger beer has come a long way from one-gallon batches. Now brewed in batches of 472 gallons at a time, our ginger beer is distributed to over 600 locations across North Carolina.

Our Values

Quality - Our business depends on quality. We strive to make the best alcoholic ginger beer you can find and to provide the best experience for those who choose to visit our taproom.

Customer service - We aim to delight our customers any time they interact with the Ginger’s Revenge brand. Every interaction is an opportunity for a positive connection with another human being.

Teamwork - It makes the dream work! We aim to support each other in our collective and individual goals.

Leadership - Lead by example, and recognize that leadership is about helping others, not putting them down.

Positive Attitude - We, individually, have the power to decide how we show up every day. It is the only thing we have control over in life, so best to be positive!

Ownership - Work hard, own it.

Continuous improvement - We are always seeking ways to improve ourselves as individuals, as members of a community, and as a business.

Meet the Team

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Adam Atencio

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Andie Whigham

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Brooks Lau

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Cristina Hall Ackley

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David Ackley

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Gigi Barnes

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Glenna Grant

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Grant Funderburk

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James Moskal

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Jeff Rickert

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Jessica Roland

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Kevin Sondey

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Lewis Lankford

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Maggie Dougherty

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Mark Koval

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Maryann Donnelly

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Nick Pirtle

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Oz Dee

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Ruben Diaz

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Sam Tree

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Stephen Morgan

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Tammy Combs

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Tom McLaughlin