Glenn (Knip) Knippenberg
President & Co-Founder
Glenn Knippenberg, known to most as Knip, began his career in the alcohol beverage business in 1972. He managed liquor stores, worked at a beer distributorship, worked for Pabst Brewing Company, Coors Brewery, Zima Beverage Company and Beam Global Spirits and Wine, before returning to Golden to co-found the AC Golden Brewing Company with Pete Coors on July 12, 2007.
A graduate of Eastern Kentucky University, one of Knip’s favorite things to do is sit in a float tube with a fly rod in one hand and a cigar in the other.