Credentials & Awards
First Place, Best Beer & Food Writing, 2013 NAGBW Beer Writing Competition.
Third Place, Best Brewspaper/Free Zine Writing, 2013 NAGBW Beer Writing Competition.
Finalist, 2013 NCIBA Book of the Year Award, Regional Title category.
Secretary, North American Guild of Beer Writers, 2013-present.
Reviewer & Columnist, The Rare Beer Club, 2013-present.
Editor, RateBeer Weekly (75,000+ subscribers), 2012-present.
Member, North American Guild of Beer Writers, 2012-present.
Member, Brewers Association, 2012-present.
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Certified Beer Server, Cicerone Certification Program.
Certified Beer Judge, Beer Judge Certification Program (BJCP).
National Level BJCP exam scores (87 points overall), taken April 2010.
Logged 3,000+ commercial beer reviews as a member of RateBeer.com.
Managing Editor, RateBeer.com's The Hop Press, July 2010-April 2011.
Administrator, RateBeer.com, June 2010-April 2011.