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Fill In The Blank With: Assistant Tap Room Manager Dan Petela

He’s a local guy who’s been a member of the CMBC team for two years. And he’s so amicable, he doesn’t even have any pet peeves… except maybe for an empty glass. Introducing: Dan “The Man” Petela…

Dan (left) with CMBC's Jim Zolna last Halloween.
Dan (left) being goofy with CMBC’s Jim Zolna last Halloween.

My favorite non CMBC craft beer is:  I don’t really have an all-time favorite beer. I like trying beers I haven’t had before.

My favorite CMBC brew is: City To Shore.

The superpower I would you like to have is: Teleportation.

My biggest fear is: Cenosillicaphobia: The fear of having an empty glass.

My favorite band/musician is: Rush.

The most famous person I’ve ever met was: Matt Ryan.

My karaoke song is: Depends, usually a Rush song. If it’s a duet, then Don’t Go Breaking My Heart.

The sports team I root for is: Sports? None.

If I could splurge on one must-have item, it would it be:  A circa 1974 Rickenbacker 4001 Electric Bass.

 My favorite hobby is: Homebrewing.

If I were an animal, I would be a: Frog.

The thing that drew me to CMBC was: The beer.

The last time I laughed until I cried was: Never.

My greatest adventure was: Getting engaged.

The dorkiest thing about me is: Everything.

My favorite slasher movie is: I like The Walking Dead. Does that count?

Something no one knows about me is: I once ran a 5k in 18:05.

Craft beer is inspiring because: The possibilities are endless.

My favorite word is: At this point in this interview, probably “um.”

The job I’d give up CMBC for is: There isn’t one.

If I could eat only one thing for the rest of my life, it would be: Peanut butter pie…

I love people who: Are down to earth and honest.

The musician I’m embarrassed to admit I like is: Taylor Swift. Shake it Off is my jam.

The best pickup line I’ve ever heard is: “Is your father an alien? Because you’re from out of this world…”

The worst pickup line I’ve ever used is: I’ve never really used one. I wasn’t good with the ladies.