Jeff Alworth


Jeff Alworth is a writer living in Portland, Oregon. He writes about beer, cider, and occasionally, politics. His books include The Widmer Way (Ooligan, March 2019), The Beer Bible (Workman), 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 regularly gives educational speeches, guided tastings, and corporate presentations, and teaches courses about cider and beer. For more information about Jeff, visit his author webpage.

The Beervana Blog was founded in 2006 and in both 2017 and 2018 was voted runner up in the Best Blog category by members of the North American Guild of Beer Writers. In 2016, Jeff welcomed Guinness as the sponsor of his blog. His disclosures about samples, paid travel, products, and events can be found here. You can contact him below.


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