Eng. José Rua

Cerveja Sadina

José Rua, 43 years old, born in Lisbon, graduated in Civil Engineering in 1998 at IST. He developed his professional activity in field of construction for 17 years. After the execution of diverse projects in Portugal, he travelled to Brazil to take part in an international construction project of the company where he worked. It was there that by being in touch with the reality of the local craft beer movement, which was in an explosive growth phase, that the interest for this topic was born. He participated in diverse trainings and acquire a taste for the fabrication of craft or homemade beer, as it was called there. Returning to Portugal in 2015, José founded Cerveja Sadina in Setúbal with the purpose of making good quality beer in diferent styles.