About Us

Brothers in Brewing

Relying on decades of experience in craft brewing and restaurant ownership, our team bonded over their love of beer-making – and a shared desire to create a new North Ridgeville destination to eat, drink and make great memories.

Get to know the original Hop Brothers:

David Wittschen, Founder & Managing Partner

David is a customer experience fanatic. He blends decades of business and restaurant ownership experience with a relentless pursuit of service excellence to ensure every patron has a great time here.

Mathias Hauck, Brewmaster

Mathias is passionate about people, family, faith and making beer! He studied finance and management at Dartmouth College where he also played football and rugby for the Big Green. Hauck is a member of Providence Church in Avon and active in the music ministry. Mathias loves the science behind making his award-winning beer and pushing the boundaries of flavors, ingredients and styles.

Frank Porcelli, Restauranteur & Managing Partner

Frank and his family have been involved in the food industry for over 100 years - starting in Ethiopia and Rome, Italy, and then running fine dining establishments in Little Italy, downtown Cleveland, Rocky River and Sagamore Hills. Frank is also a registered nurse and combines his medical background with a wealth of restaurant knowledge to enhance your experience.

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