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  • Josh Rein examines a sheet of different kinds of hops to use in his future beer making endeavors at Broadway Brewery on Tuesday, February 14, 2012. Rein has been one of the main beer brewers at Broadway Brewery since it opened in December of 2009.

  • Rein mashes bags of grain as part of the process of making Kolsch beer at Broadway Brewery on Tuesday, February 14, 2012. The brewery part of the restaurant is located directly behind the bar and is where all the beers served at the restaurant are brewed and stored.

  • Rein lifts bags of grain to be taken to the brewery in order to make Kolsch beer on Tuesday, February 14, 2012. Kolsch, a German style beer, requires seven bags of grain.

  • Water pours onto the grains during the beer making process.

  • Rein mashes bags of grain at Broadway Brewery on Tuesday, February 14, 2012. Rein says in a typical day there's only about four hours of actual work and then it's a lot of checking levels and monitoring the machines.

  • Rein works in the brewery located behind the bar at Broadway Brewery. Rein said since the restaurant has opened in December of 2009, they've brewed around 400 barrels of beer a year.

  • Rein describes the new beer on tap, the Ginger Chocolate Stout, that would debut that night, to other employees at Broadway Brewery on Tuesday, February 14, 2012. The Ginger Chocolate Stout is a recipe that Rein came up with. Even though he is not the head brewmaster for the brewery, he has the opportunity to pitch ideas for new beers that are made.

Josh Rein, a brewer at Broadway Brewery, has turned a hobby of making beer into a job opportunity.