Only the Best Ingredients

Make the Best Beverages

Born Over Home Brews

Pilot Malt House was built on the premise that to make the best beer, you need to use the best ingredients. Born over a few home brews and some brainstorming, we have grown into more than just a beer ingredient supplier. We believe in good beer, good times, fine spirits and continually working to perfect our craft. But most of all we believe in building relationships and providing solutions for the people we work with; our suppliers, customers and community.






Erik May

Erik May


Erik May is the President/Owner for Pilot Malt House - sales, marketing, customer service, and raw ingredient supply chain management are all within his purview. Erik is a 13 year military veteran having spent the last decade as an Air Force intelligence specialist. Erik is a passionate lover of all things craft and loves engaging with breweries, distilleries, and home brewers to cultivate long-term relationships.

John Brenner

John Brenner

Production Manager

John Brenner is a West Michigan native and joins us after a lengthy career in the trades. He's a driving force behind our production, as well as the resident mechanic, builder, jack of all trades. He's a craft beer junkie, a general outdoorsman, and occasionally our resident crotchety old man.

Will Willberg

Will Willberg

Business Development

Introduced via Twitter and bonded through a mutual passion for all things relating to craft beer/spirits, Will first connected to Pilot when he designed the company's logo back in 2013. Living in Chicago and having a background in customer service, sales, and business development, he is fueled by initiating and building lasting customer relationships. Will is our out of state guy and the go to for all IL/IN/WI connections. (Be forewarned, he is from Wisconsin and a HUGE Packer fan)

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