Eric is from Athens, Georgia and could make a living in music, science, horticulture, construction and he actually did own a great pub (Trappeze). Thankfully, he chose beer.

A renowned horticulturalist with 19 years of award-winning all-grain brewing experience, Eric Johnson also founded Trappeze Pub, a beer bar in Athens, Georgia that enjoys a stellar reputation and an A+ rating on (#2 in Georgia). Eric is also an accomplished musician, sitting in on pedal steel and guitar for numerous acts in the Athens area and continues as host of the PBS show Garden Smart.