Barrels Don't Pay All the Bills!

Our longtime friend Tom Griffin is famous (infamous!) for bringing bourbon barrels to brewers across the United States, fueling the barrel aged beer movement.

He also played an outsized role in the early years of the Great Taste of the Midwest (the country's best beer festival!) including the relationship with Madison Parks,  marketing the event, and the volunteer structure that got the event on track to the amazing success it is today.

Tom has always been generous to a fault, and now it's time to return that generosity!!

Tom has recently been in the hospital for a heart condition, and now needs financial help with medical and relocation costs. He needs dental work, medical care, and a roof over his head before the snow flies.

Every time you see Tom he has "barrel squeezings" on offer, or the best aged spirits, and he gives it away with a smile. You can return Tom's generosity by making a donation to this fund, managed by his longtime industry friends Alan and Jim at ABT, Allied Beverage Tanks.

Fundraising team (3)

Allied Beverage
Chicago, IL
Alan Dikty
Team member
Steven Klafka
Team member

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