Our Story

The idea to develop Line Creek Brewing Co. was really born out of a few local guys’ love of quality craft beer and the desire to see it brewed, served and distributed right here in our community.  Our founders are all long time local residents that are working, living and raising families in Fayette County. We want to develop a brewery that becomes not only a place to get a world class beer, but also a hub of community activity.

Focused on creating fresh and flavorful hand crafted beers, our team will strive to produce a lineup of beers that will appeal to everyone – from the most avid craft beer fan to the casual consumer. Melding traditional, time proven brewing processes with cutting edge techniques, our profound affection for the art of brewing will stand out in every pint.

The intention from inception has always been to serve the community, simply and naturally. Named after a popular nature area located right in our Brewery’s backyard, Line Creek Brewing Co. looks forward to providing customers with a laid back environment to enjoy some of life’s basic pleasures.

If you haven’t heard our story of how Line Creek Brewing came to fruition, there’s no better way to experience it than with Rutledge Wood, a Peachtree City local, a car fanatic, and a lover of Line Creek.

Founders

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Brian Messer

Co-Founder

A McIntosh High School alumni, Brian knows Fayette County and appreciates all it has to offer. After he graduated from the University of Georgia, Brian returned to Peachtree City where he’s built a successful career in mortgage banking and real estate. He has a stack of trophies from wins coaching McIntosh High School soccer and AFC Lightning, and that includes state titles. Brian’s excited to bring Line Creek Brewing Co. to his hometown and share his love of craft beer with old and new friends!

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Matt Ramsey

Co-Founder

Matt has called Georgia home all his life and resides in Peachtree City with his wife and two children. Matt has an impressive political career that includes ten years in the Georgia House of Representatives, serving as a floor leader and Majority Whip. Matt’s always had a love of craft beers and is delighted he’ll no longer have to travel great distances for quality brews. Line Creek Brewing Co. relies on Matt for his legal expertise and highly-qualified opinions of fine flavors. Matt and his family support many teams – national and local – so you’re sure to find them cheering on their team in the taproom or celebrating season well-played in our event space!

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Paul Costick

Co-Founder

Paul, a native of Southampton, England lives in Peachtree City with his wife and daughter. Paul brings a deep-rooted love of craft beer that has grown as he traveled to breweries across the globe. Always working towards opening an independent brewery, Paul is becoming a Certified Cicerone and handles all of Line Creek Brewing Co.’s operations. When not entirely focused on the business, you may find Paul watching soccer and enjoying a pint in the taproom.

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Paul Schwinne

Co-Founder

Line Creek Brewing Co.’s CEO, Paul lives in Peachtree City and brings years of solid business experience in aerospace engineering, management and commercial real estate. He’s traveled the world and sampled fantastic beers from fascinating places. Paul is a Georgia Tech graduate and would love to see you and your favorite brew on game day!

Brew Staff

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Spencer Moore

Head Brewer

Not only does he work hard to bring you all amazing brews, he also serves in the US Air Force Reserves! 🇺🇸🍻
Position: Head Brewer
Previously at: Calverley’s Brewery
Hometown: Dallas, TX
Likes: Obstacle course racing, hiking, camping, throwing tortillas (Wreck ‘Em Tech!), spending time outdoors
Dislikes: People who don’t recognize Texas as an independent country
Favorite LC brew: 1836 Lager

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Parker Williams

Lead Cellarmen & Packaging Manager

At the beginning of 2020, we welcomed a new LCrew member, Parker Williams! Don’t let his young face fool you; he’s been making beer professionally since 2015!
Position: Lead Cellarman and Packaging Manager
Previously at: Scofflaw Brewing Co.
Hometown: Conyers, GA
Likes: Beer, Golf, Music, Board Games, and the Oxford Comma
Dislikes: Long walks on the beach, pina coladas, and getting caught in the rain
Favorite LC brew: Total Consciousness

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Ben Whatley

Cellarman

Haaaaave you met Ben?! Ben Whatley is our awesome Cellarman responsible for assisting with brewing. This includes milling grain, pilot brewing, transferring, packaging, and all the other hats that brewing requires him to wear!
Position: Cellarman
Formerly at: The Tomato House, Senoia
Hometown: Peachtree City 🍑
Likes: Geeky hobbies, absurdist humor, Georgia weather ☀️
Dislikes: Georgia weather 🌦
Favorite LC brew: Knucklehead IPA

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Jon Colantonio

Cellarman

Have y’all met Jon “Cool”antonio?! He’s one of our awesome cellarmen that works hard to bring you all amazing beer.
Hometown: Stony Point, NY
Formerly at: Artist’s personal assistant/photographer
Likes: Music that makes your ears hurt, buffalo chicken
Dislikes: You 🤣
Favorite LC brew: Jay Byrd N the Boyz

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