Name: Les Ferguson
Position: Southern Region Sales Manager
Office you work out of: Remotely – Fort Worth
Where were you born or from: Born in Illinois but grew up in Texas
What was the first beer that made a big impression on you?
Shiner Bock – Mainly because in my opinion it was the craft beer that broke the barrier of the domestic beers and paved the way for craft beers in Texas.
What is your favorite beer or beer style?
I have a few regular favorites but Shiner Bock is probably my fall back beer.
What is your favorite food-beer pairing?
Bocks and Burgers
What activities do you enjoy in your free time?
I like to Golf but mostly I just like hanging out having a few beers with friends & family.
Share a food recipe that pairs well with a certain beer style:
Texas Heat Burger & your favorite Bock Beer
1lb Ground Beef – make four ¼ lb. burgers
1 Teaspoon crushed red pepper
1 Teaspoon crushed black pepper
¼ Teaspoon cyan pepper
2 Teaspoons salt
4 Slices of Cheddar cheese
4 Fresh Buns – topped with
1 Sliced Jalapeno- Fresh or Pickled
Kraft Hot & Spicy Mayonnaise
& Enjoy with you own HandCraft(ed) bock beer.
Any other things about you:
I like all sports but I am really only a casual fan and mainly watch during events or occasions with friends, family, etc.
I enjoy both home brewing and home wine making and I have many indebted friends for it.
I have two great pets however, I am not what you would call a pet lover, but since I have a wife that is one, we have have a dog (Deano) and a cat (Bella). Cheers!