Julian Shrago

Owner/Brewmaster

Beachwood Brewing

Born in Northern California, Julian Shrago was an aerospace engineer for over a decade before becoming a craft brewer. Along with his business partners, Gabe Gordon and Lena Perleman, he opened Beachwood BBQ & Brewing in Long Beach in 2011. The pub was recognized in 2013 as Mid-Sized Brewpub of the Year at the Great American Beer Festival, 2014 Large Brewpub of the Year at the Great American Beer Festival, and 2016 World Champion Large Brewpub at the World Beer Cup. In recent years, Beachwood expanded its brewing operations with Beachwood Blendery, along with a production facility in Huntington Beach, California.