Jeff speaking at the National Beer Wholesalers
Association Next Gen Conference

Jeff Alworth is a writer living in Portland, Oregon. He writes about beer, cider, and occasionally, politics. His books include The Beer Bible (Workman), The Widmer Way (Ooligan),  The Secrets of Master Brewers (Storey), and Cider Made Simple (Chronicle). His books have twice been cited by the North American Guild of Beer Writers as Best Book, and in 2016 The Beer Bible was named best wine, spirits, or beer book by the International Association of Culinary Professionals (IACP). He also co-hosts the Beervana Podcast, where he and Oregon State University economics professor Patrick Emerson discuss beer and the economics of beer. Jeff has taught university courses about beer and the brewing business, and regularly leads educational tastings and events. Currently, he also offers virtual corporate tasting events via Teamraderie.

Jeff regularly gives speeches and leads public tastings. This year he was invited to emcee the Oslo Craft Beer Festival, appeared on a panel discussing the history of lager at East Brother, led a guided tasting at Reuben’s Brews, and is slated to give a speech at the Norsk Kornølfestival in Norway. If you’d like Jeff to speak to your group, contact him at the email link at the top of the page.Contact him at
jeff @ to schedule a booking.