My current passion or focus:
Writing about craft beer, organizing beer festivals and European beer trips for groups, BJCP National Beer Judge, Great American Beer Festival judge.
AP Biology Teacher, Science Content Specialist for Walton County Public Schools in Georgia
Craft beer travel, hiking.
Why I brew/distill:
I owned Brewtopia homebrew shop in Athens, GA for three years in the mid-'90s and made so many great friends in the beer industry.
Why I teach at BDC:
To spread my love of classic beer styles and knowledge of off-flavors.
Favorite brewing/distilled related topic:
Cask-conditioned ale, hop varieties, yeast metabolism.
BJCP National Beer Judge, Member of the North American Guild of Beer Writers
Several homebrewing medals over the years