Thousands Win co-founders Julian Hensarling and Caleb Freese
After 20 years, it was bracelets and boulders that reunited kindergarten friends Julian Hensarling and Caleb Freese: The pair ran into each other at a Brooklyn rock climbing gym. "Julian came up to me, and we were both wearing bracelets from Bierkraft, which is one of our favorite bars," Freese says. "It was kind of odd that both of us would put Bierkraft bracelets on separate of each other."
The chance encounter set in motion a beer-related business partnership; a year later, the duo started to work on Thousands Win, an urban farm brewery and rooftop hop farm.More »