Live chat: Beer writers Jay Brooks & Lew Bryson on craft, session beer
Published: May 16, 2013 01:07PM
Updated: May 16, 2013 01:01PM
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Tribune file photo Utah brewers will celebrate American Craft Beer Week, May 12-18, with a full week of activities including beer pairing dinners, a movie premiere, a trivia competition and a unique “art and ale” fundraiser.

Join us for Thursday, May 16 at 1 p.m. for a live beer chat with beer writers from across the country: California’s Jay R. Brooks and Pennsylvania’s Lew Bryson. We’ll be talking about American Craft Beer Week, Session Beer Month and everything else beer-centric.

About Jay R. Brooks • A northern California resident, Jay’s “Brooks on Beer” column appears weekly in the Mercury News and other Bay Area News Group publications. A full-time beer writer, he’s also a regular columnist for the Ale Street News and Modern Brewery Age. You can also see his work in Celebrator Beer News (where he holds the enviable title of “Blind Panel Tasting Manager”), Beer Advocate, Beer NW and Beer: The Magazine, among many others. Jay blogs at Brookston Beer Bulletin and tweets from @Brookston.

About Lew Bryson • A Philadelphia-area resident, Lew is a full-time beer and spirits writer who was voted Philly’s Best Beer Writer by Philadelphia readers. He’s also the author of four brewery guidebooks (Pennsylvania, New York, New Jersey and Virginia, Maryland & Delaware). He’s a regular columnist for Ale Street News and managing editor of Whisky Advocate. Lew blogs at Seen Through A Glass, Why the PLCB Should Be Abolished and The Session Beer Project. Follow him on Twitter @lewbryson.

Join in the conversation! Click the “Comment” button above before and during the chat to chime in. It’s like sitting at a bar, only there’s no bartender and you need to get your own beer. So BYOB, pull up a stool and let’s talk beer!