Phil Markowski began his professional brewing career in 1989 with the New England Brewing Company of Norwalk, Connecticut. He has been brewmaster at the Southampton Publick House since its inception in 1996.
Phil’s recipes have earned numerous awards in national and international competitions. To date, Phil’s brews have earned 22 (11 Gold, 7 Silver and 6 Bronze) Medals at the Great American Beer Festival in Denver, Colorado.
Phil was awarded the Institute For Brewing Studies Russell Scherer Award For Innovation In Craft Brewing at the 2003 Craft Brewers Conference in New Orleans, Louisiana. This award honors a single American craft brewer who is selected by the Institute’s board members, as having showed innovation and quality in brewing as well as making significant contributions to the craft brewing industry.
Phil is also a brewing consultant and writer; he has published technical and travel-related articles in American Brewer, Brewing Techniques, The New Brewer and Zymurgy magazines. He is the author of Farmhouse Ales, published in 2004 by Brewers Publications.