The Proust Questionnaire is a famous questionnaire about one’s personality. Its name and modern popularity as a form of interview is owed to the responses once given by the French writer Marcel Proust. Ben’s Beer Blog has co-opted this format in order to provide a revealing look at people making beer and working in the beer industry in Ontario. As such, I’ve renamed it The Proost Questionnaire, since “proost” is the Dutch word for cheers. Clever right?
Andrew Peters is a co-founder of Forked River Brewery. Here’s why he likes survival stories and wishes he could sing.
What is your idea of perfect happiness?
A crisp autumn day hiking with the family, back to the campsite for a cold beer, music around the campfire, then gentle rain on the tent roof.
What is your greatest fear?
Disappointing people–friends, family, customers.
What do you consider your greatest achievement?
Building a life here in London with a wonderful family, and helping to foster the craft beer scene here.
What is the trait you most deplore in yourself?
Procrastination (I got these questions a month and a half ago….)
What is the trait you most deplore in others?
Disrespect and arrogance. Continue reading “Andrew Peters: The Proost Questionnaire”