Previn Solberg

Owner / General Manager

Previn-Solberg

 

 

 

 

Tell us about yourself: I am a motivational speaker. I am thrice divorced. And I live in a van down by the river.

Favorite Invictus Beer? That's like asking me which child I love more.

What do you do for fun outside of work? I love to watch my kids play sports. I like to build stuff (I recently built a deck). Oh yeah, I like to drink beer... especially with my wife.

What is your favorite part about working at Invictus? I love the community we have been able to create here and the new relationships we've been able to establish.

What kind of beer would you like to see next? I am looking forward to the sours Paul has up his sleeve.

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Paul Forcier

Head Brewer

Paul-Forcier

 

 

 

 

Tell us about yourself: I drink beer, I make beer, I talk about beer and get paid for it!

Favorite Invictus Beer? You can't ask me this! Out of your children, which one is your favorite?!

What do you do for fun outside of work? Drink beer. Spend time with the Fam.

What is your favorite part about working at Invictus? Having the freedom to use my creativity to make the world a more flavorful place. You're welcome!

What kind of beer would you like to see next? You tell me?

Alex Loomis

Tap Room Manager

Alex-Loomis

 

 

 

 

Tell us about yourself: Born and raised in Blaine. I've worked in the service industry for almost a decade. I have an amazing fiance and two crazy kids.

Favorite Invictus Beer? Tyrannosaurus Press. It was a pastry stout made with a bunch of cookies and some cold press coffee. So delicious.

What do you do for fun outside of work? I like spending time with my family and kids, playing board games, and sleeping.

What is your favorite part about working at Invictus? Having the opportunity to work in my hometown's brewery with such a great staff and awesome collection of customers.

What kind of beer would you like to see next? Anything barrel aged.

Nate Schneider

Sales & Distribution Manager

Nathan-Schneider

 

 

 

 

Tell us about yourself: I'm 26 years old, beautifully bald, and I tackle the outside sales and distribution for the brewery.

Favorite Invictus Beer? Listening Through Static Hazy Pale Ale

What do you do for fun outside of work? I enjoy working on my cars, going on a good run, eating spicy food, camping, and riding my motorcycles.

What is your favorite part about working at Invictus? I like all of the people I get to meet when I'm out and about. you can always find mutuality over a beer.

What kind of beer would you like to see next? I want a short line of different variant Imperial Stouts we can release in bombers called Invictus "Not The" line. (ex. Invictus, "Not The Cologne"; Invictus, "Not The Movie; etc.)

John Solberg

Owner / Assistant Manager

John Solberg

 

 

 

Tell us about yourself: I live in Cottage Grove with my wife of 26 years, Bobbi, and we have 3 adult children ages 20, 22, and 24. I work full time at the State of MN IT Services as an IT Supervisor and I am also a 19 year member and Captain on the St. Paul Park Fire Department.

Favorite Invictus Beer? Out Of The Night Rye Stout.

What do you do for fun outside of work? Woodworking, going to different breweries, and going up north to the family cabin.

What is your favorite part about working at Invictus? Meeting and talking with people about beer.

What kind of beer would you like to see next? A flavored Stout, like mint/coffee/chocolate.

Bill

Delivery Specialist

Bill Draheim

 

 

 

Tell us about yourself: I am a visual artist that's worked in the entertainment business for 27 years. Father of three, great wife and a dog who poops way too much.

Favorite Invictus Beer? The one that I am drinking right now.

What do you do for fun outside of work? Hang with family, take pictures, create music, travel.

What is your favorite part about working at Invictus? Flexible hours, friendly coworkers, outstanding beer.

What kind of beer would you like to see next? A Lambic.

Brant

Lead Beertender

Brant Neubauer

 

 

 

Tell us about yourself: 48 year old Blaine Graduate. Happily Married with 2 kids. 8 year old son, Axl, and 4 year old daughter, Emerson.

Favorite Invictus Beer? Citra SMaSH Down.

What do you do for fun outside of work? Spend time with the family, Golf.

What is your favorite part about working at Invictus? Working for great people! Ownership and Management!

What kind of beer would you like to see next? Strawberry Milkshake IPA.

Kiel

Lead Beertender

Kiel Jenkin

 

 

 

 

Tell us about yourself: I'm a family man. I have a super hot wife who is awesome, a son who has a wonderful imagination, a daughter who is a sassy ginger, two dogs, five chickens, and I have a craft beer problem.

Favorite Invictus Beer? I loved Oatbusters, but currently Citra SMaSH Down.

What do you do for fun outside of work? I grow edible mushrooms and work in my garden.

What is your favorite part about working at Invictus? I love the people that I work with, and the beer.

What kind of beer would you like to see next? Blueberry Milk Stout!

John

Beertender

John Dummann

 

 

 

 

Tell us about yourself:

Favorite Invictus Beer?

What do you do for fun outside of work?

What is your favorite part about working at Invictus?

What kind of beer would you like to see next? 

Lindsey

Beertender

Lindsey Gable

 

 

 

 

Tell us about yourself: Mom of 4. I work full time at my kids' school. Teach cycle classes at the Y. Love my family and animals 🙂 2 dogs, 2 ducks.

Favorite Invictus Beer? Apple Shine and James Brown.

What do you do for fun outside of work? Anything outside! Hiking, Walking dogs, spending time with the kids and husband. I love going on adventures!

What is your favorite part about working at Invictus? The people! I love meeting new people and visiting with regulars. Coming to work is my "adult-time" 🙂

What kind of beer would you like to see next? Coming into Fall/Winter, some rich flavored stouts please! Summer = Lime Kolsch! (Paul knows this) 🙂

Sam

Lead Beertender / Crowler Filler Extraordinaire

Sam Anderson

 

 

 

 

Tell us about yourself: I recently graduated from the College of Saint Scholastica, Duluth with a double major in Spanish and Exercise Physiology.

Favorite Invictus Beer? Listening Through Static.

What do you do for fun outside of work? Cross country skiing, bow hunting, fishing, tennis, spending time with friends and my better half.

What is your favorite part about working at Invictus? My favorite part is the team of awesome and fun Invictus employees I get to work with.

What kind of beer would you like to see next? I can't wait to taste some of the new stouts that we are going to have on tap, specifically the snickers stout.

Kelly

Host, Beertender

Kelly McGinley

 

 

 

 

Tell us about yourself: Not much to tell - I'm kinda boring.

Favorite Invictus Beer? Blarney Bros / James Brown

What do you do for fun outside of work? Photography - (which is usually more work) + as much travel as possible.

What is your favorite part about working at Invictus? The beer - duh! And the people are amazing!

What kind of beer would you like to see next? Something with cinnamon and vanilla.

Gabby

Lead Beertender

Gabby Zeug

 

 

 

 

Tell us about yourself: I work full time as a network engineer at a large financial institution. When I'm not working there or at the brewery, I enjoy spending ime with my daughter, watching her grow and learn new things is my greatest joy.

Favorite Invictus Beer? Ekuanot SMaSH IPA.

What do you do for fun outside of work? Spend time with family, camping, fishing, snowboarding, and watching sports!

What is your favorite part about working at Invictus? My favorite part about working at Invictus is because it feels like family. It's awesome to work with such an amazing crew and share our passion for beer.

What kind of beer would you like to see next? Raspberry Wheat or a Coffee Cream Ale.

Sydney

Host

Sydney Loomis

 

 

 

 

Tell us about yourself: I'm a special education teacher for early childhood aged kiddos.

Favorite Invictus Beer? Sour Razz - Raspberry Sour. It's a kettle sour with raspberries...

What do you do for fun outside of work? Spend time with my amazing niece and nephew!

What is your favorite part about working at Invictus? The atmosphere! It is very relaxed and enjoyable. It never really feels like work!

What kind of beer would you like to see next? A new kolsch.

Frida

Host

Frida Garcia

 

 

 

 

Tell us about yourself: Easy going, empathetic, passionate about helping others and living a fulfilling life.

Favorite Invictus Beer? James Brown

What do you do for fun outside of work? I enjoy to skate, paint, walks in the park, laying down in the grass.

What is your favorite part about working at Invictus? Being the first person you see when being attended!

What kind of beer would you like to see next? A 9% Stout or IPA

Jenny

Host

Jenny G Arellano

 

 

 

 

Tell us about yourself:

Favorite Invictus Beer?

What do you do for fun outside of work?

What is your favorite part about working at Invictus?

What kind of beer would you like to see next?

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