Meet the Team – Sam Cournoyer

Sam Cournoyer


Sam is an avid craft beer fan that has been a part of the craft beer industry for years. He brings a special je ne sais quoi to the team along with a vibrant, uplifting personality. His spirits are always high and he has a contagious laugh. He brings a unique warmth to every experience in the taproom and ensures that all who visit feel welcomed. He never hesitates to help others and does his best to accommodate those in need, humbly leading the Taproom Team and growing the BLACK PLAGUE community.

Get to know Sam…

Hometown? Sorel, Quebec, Canada

What’s your middle name? Ronald 

Favorite BLACK PLAGUE Beer? Purgatory Pale Ale

Favorite day of the week? Saturday

Who inspires you? Carl Sagan

Favorite city in the U.S. besides the one you live in? Oceanside, no close seconds!

Nickname your parents used to call you? n/a

Favorite music genre? Jazz

Biggest Fear? Empty pint glass

Favorite holiday? Christmas

Dawn or dusk? Dusk

Favorite junk food? Poutine

What does a person need to be happy? Someone else

Is double dipping at a party ever acceptable? Never.

Dogs or cats? I like Dags. D’ya like dags?

Have you ever slapped someone in the face? I don’t remember. So maybe.

What’s the most boring thing ever? Empty pint glass

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