Lew Bryson has written about beer and spirits since 1995. His most recent Tasting Whisky An Insider’s Guide to the Unique Pleasures of the World’s Finest Spiritsbook is Tasting Whiskey (Storey Publishing, 2014) and he has also written four brewery guidebooks from Stackpole Books. He was also the Managing Editor of Whisky Advocate magazine from 1996 to 2015 and is the author of several notable blogs about beer and spirits. Bryson won the Michael Jackson Beer Journalism Award in 2008 and was voted Philly’s Best Beer Writer by the readers of Philly Beer Scene magazine in 2012. He lives in Bucks County, Pennsylvania with his wife, Cathy. They have two adult children and two Welsh corgis.