Shehan De Silva, founder at Lost Craft

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Presented x Mondial de la Bière [June 14-18, 2017 - Montréal]

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Your current job: 

Jack of all trades.

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In which city are you located? 

Toronto

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A word to define what kind of worker you are: 

Relentless

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What tools are essential to your life 

Google calendar.

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What does your office space look like? 

Cluttered.

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How large is the brewery? 

We currently contract brew in Toronto

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The reason you started brewing? 

Passion for approachable craft beer.

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What was the inspiration behind your brewery? 

We travel the globe to experience the best beers from around the world to inspire our recipe development. We think global and drink local.

What are the biggest challenges for you as a brewer in Ontario?

 Competition

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What kind of music do you listen to when you are working? 

Hip Hop

Do you have a way to organize your days to optimize your work? 

Meetings during the day. Hustling at night

What tips would you give to improve productivity? 

Smart planning. Set deadlines and goals and continuously manage progress.

What is the best advice anyone has given you? 

Never say never.

What is your routine start and end of the day? 

Starts with coffee. Ends with a book.

Aside from your computer and your phone, what gadget can you not you go without? Kindle.

3 Ontario craft beers that we must try? 

Revivale, Crimzen, Sirius.

What advice would you give to someone who wants to start a brewery? 

Be different. 

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