Matt Kueser: Slightly Above Average

Ex tortilla salesman and butt-cheek-bottle-opener allows us inside his mind, if only for a moment...


What the hell do you do for DS? 
Work the taproom. Drink Beer.

Years in the craft beer industry:

Where have you worked before and what have you done?
I have done such things as selling tortillas to analyzing financial data for a property management company. I am currently a route driver for Smithfield Foods.

What is one thing you can’t live without? 
My Wife! And yes I’m a suckup.

Where is your favorite place to have a beer?
You can’t beat an ice cold beer ocean/pool side.

Who is the one person you wish you could buy a round for?
My dad.

Favorite Double Shift beer?
Abbey Dubbel

What are your top 3 non-DS beers?
Boulevard Pale Ale, Deschutes Fresh Squeezed IPA, and PBR.

What are you drinking when you aren't drinking beer? 

What is your most played song right now?
Anything Glass Animals.

If you were immortal for a day, what would you do?
Skydive all day with no parachute.  

Do you have any hidden talents?
I may or may not have opened a bottle of beer with my butt cheeks before. Talent……...maybe.

What do you do when you aren’t working?
Chillin with the wife and dogs. Hopefully watching or attending Royals games.

Do you have any pets?
A 13 year old miniature pinscher, 3 year old boxer mix, and an asshole African Cichlid.

What’s one item on your bucket list?
Visit every MLB stadium. That's still a long list.

What would you name your autobiography?
Slightly Above Average the Average Stories of Matt Kueser.

What superpower would you have?
Ability to fly.

What was the last picture you took on your phone?
It's a picture of some spindles in my house. Someone had a few too many beers and decided to fall down the stairs. The result was 2 broken spindles and a bruised ego.

What is one movie you can quote the most?
None. I can’t remember movie quotes for the life of me.  

What is the style of beer that you’ve learned to enjoy?

What was the beer that got you into craft beer?
Boulevard Pale Ale was my first go to craft beer. It is a very versatile beer because it's great in any situation.

Any last words?
I hope not for a very long time.