Oral history interview with Stuart Barnhart (2019)
Originally from Galax, Virginia, Mr. Stuart Barnhart and cousin David Ashe founded Fiddlin’ Fish Brewing Company in Winston-Salem, North Carolina in 2017. Mr. Barnhart and Mr. Ashe left their jobs in finance and hospitality to open a brewery that centered on community, beer, and paddling your own path down the river. In his interview, Mr. Barnhart discusses the challenges opening Fiddlin’ Fish, the brewing scene in Winston-Salem, community engagement, and the future for Fiddlin’ Fish.
View the Stuart Barnhart oral history interview.