Jared Rouben

Jared rouben

Moody Tongue Brewing Company

Jared Rouben is responsible for the creative and technical development of Moody Tongue’s portfolio of beers. Jared is a graduate of Washington University in St. Louis, the Culinary Institute of America in New York and the Siebel Diploma course in Chicago, where he is now a faculty member. After culinary school, Rouben worked as a cook at the Michelin Star Martini House in Napa and as Expeditor at the three Michelin Star Thomas Keller’s Per Se in New York City.


Jared moved to Chicago to begin his brewing career as a member of the Rock Bottom brewing team and shortly thereafter joined Goose Island Clybourn in 2009. In January of 2010, Jared was promoted to Brewmaster, where he created Goose Island’s Chef Collaboration Series and Farmers Market Series while focusing on experimental brewing.


Jared has spent the past several years brewing, pairing, and collaborating with a number of the most celebrated culinary minds in Chicago. His passion for both beer and food is infectious.



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