chad davisChad Davis

For more than ten years Chad has provided a variety of professional writing services in the entertainment and technology industries. He is also a contributor to a variety of digital and print publications. Originally from Albuquerque, Chad’s world travels found him attending grad school in Amsterdam for a couple of years before settling down in Denver. He produces captivating content covering all things craft — including drinks, food, cannabis, nightlife, and music. Chad also provides media coverage for Electronic Dance Music events in the Denver area.





tommy alexanderTommy Alexander

Tommy writes, explores, eats and makes music along the California coast. He thinks that purpose is a practice and that each day can be an adventure.






Vince PecoraroVince P.

This Hudson Valley based writer has a sick addiction to hops.






marty nachel #2Marty Nachel

Marty is an award-winning freelance writer and book author; his works include “Beer for Dummies” and “Homebrewing for Dummies.”  Nachel is the Founder of and a Certified Professional Beer Judge who teaches beer education classes throughout the Chicago area.




Christine Terrissechristine terrisse

Christine is a Los Angeles based copy and feature writer covering art, music, fashion, and the entertainment industry. Her diverse experience includes advertorials, feature writing, blogging, social media management, product catalogs, press releases and web content. A native to Los Angeles, with French roots, Christine enjoys the rich diversity of the city. A few of her favorite things: craft beer, movies at the ArcLight and spending time with her bass playing husband.



john davis aka nathan donaldNathan Donald

Nathan’s first published writing began with film reviews, later expanding into book reviews and video game reviews. He is a tutor for English as a Second Language and chess. In his free time he plays saxophone, reads Vladimir Nabokov, and eats pickled herring.




Shawndra RussellShawndraRussellBioPic

Her obsession with craft beer began when she turned 21 and ordered her first beer, a Sam Adams Boston Lager, which was the most exotic choice on the menu and far better than the beers she’d had before. Interest in craft beer opened her up to craft culture and a vow to drink, eat and shop local, both at home in Asheville, North Carolina and when traveling. Shawndra also writes novels, creates content for businesses including blogs and social media, and rents out a beer-themed apartment through Airbnb.



James Walsh Jollity Profile PicJames Walsh

James Walsh is a writer and beer enthusiast caught in the orbit of the Chicagoland area. Besides homebrewing and craft culture, he geeks out over literature, pop culture, environmental sustainability, and world politics.




Genie DavisGenie Davis

Genie is a multi-published novelist and journalist, and produced screen and television writer residing in Los Angeles. Her novels range from suspense to romance, mystery, and literary fiction, with titles including mystery thriller Marathon, the romantic suspense of Executive Impulse, and The Model Man, as well as novella Rodeo Man, written under the name Nikki Alton. A member of the Writer’s Guild of America, she’s written in a variety of genres from supernatural thriller to romantic drama, family, teen, and comedy.



Amber PearceAmber Pearce

Amber’s gateway craft brew was a homemade barley wine. That was 12 years ago. She has enjoyed many beers with many kind folk since. Her favorite ale is one enjoyed while at a show watching the amazing live music Austin, Texas, has to offer.




Courtney Messenbaughcourtneym

Courtney is a freelance writer and practiced dilettante with an ever-evolving trove of interests. She lives Boulder County, Colorado, and delights in the myriad excuses Colorado offers to get outside, drink craft beer, eat farm-fresh food, and live fully. She is a mom to three wildlings, wife to one husband, and best friend to one large Golden Retriever.




tobiasTobias Coughlin-Bogue


Tobias is a freelance journalist and food writer based in Seattle. He grew up drinking cheap domestic lager out of paper bags at skate parks, and accidentally stumbled into a love of good food and beer despite that. When he isn’t writing he can usually be found trawling the local farmer’s market for delicious oddities, slaving over a hot stove with a cold beer, or bombing hills on his skateboard.