Jess Baker

Jess Baker is the editor-in-chief of, the Brewers Association’s website for beer lovers. She’s dedicated to telling the stories behind the people and places who are the heartbeat of small and independent brewing in the U.S.

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2018’s Great American Beer Bars is a Good Sign for Independent Brewers

Great American Beer Bars 2018 is published, and it has good news for small and independent brewers. The annual list first launched in 2012 as a project published by, the Brewers Association’s website for beer lovers.’s mission is to tell the stories of small and independent U.S. brewers, …More

How Storytelling Can Help Your Brewery

If you own a brewery, have you thought about your story: Who are you? What makes your brewery, your people, your story stand out? No two breweries are alike. You might brew similar beers, or even …More