Rus grew up in Alaska and moved to Portland in 1992 with his girlfriend(now his wife) Kristy. Rus worked at Portland Brewing Company until 1998, then moved to Austin. He delivered beer for a while and then landed a brewing job at Live Oak Brewing.
Rus Hall is the creative, energized Brew-master of Compadre Brewing. Rus has over 20 years of beer brewing experience in locations from Alaska to Oregon to Texas. Rus loves to brew German and English style beers. Russ also loves to use his Pacific Northwest creative experience to brew new beers and flavors. He is very passionate about beer brewing and strives for excellence in every batch of his brews. You can taste this passion and excellence here at Compadre Brewing. Rus with his wife and son have settled in our Austin area. Rus is excited to bring some fresh creative ideas and delicious sabroso beers to Pflugerville/Round Rock and surround areas.