Julia Herz

Julia is craft beer program director at the Brewers Association and publisher of CraftBeer.com. She is a homebrewer, a BJCP beer judge, Certified Cicerone®, co-author of the CraftBeer.com Beer & Food Course and co-author of Beer Pairing (Voyageur Press). In her role at the BA she serves as an educator and as a spokesperson for the association.

  1. Representing CraftBeer.com at SAVOR in DC with Jess Baker
  2. At SAVOR in Washington D.C. talking beer pairing and independent craft brewers.
  3. Attending the Craft Brewing Events Conference in Denver!
  4. Celebrating #BeerItForward and American Craft Beer Week at Fiction Brewing in Denver
  5. Excited to attend the Craft Brewers Conference in Washington D.C. Join us!
  6. Julia Herz and Paul Gatza at the VIBE (Beverage Executive) Conference in the Beer Land of San Diego.

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Craft Brewers Help Steady the Storm through Harvey Relief Efforts

The Brewers Association has been closely monitoring the devastating hurricane that brought destruction to Texas over the past week, and our hearts go out to all those that have been affected, including many Texas breweries. One brewery, 160ft Beerworks in Houston, reported that security cameras showed up to two feet of …More

Independent Craft Brewer Seal Has Momentum

Update October 12, 2017: 2,375 brewing companies representing an estimated 75% of U.S. craft brewer volume have signed on! Since its release on June 27, the Brewers Association’s (BA) new independent craft brewer seal is garnering …More

Embracing Diversity in the Beer Biz

The question of diversity in beer comes up again and again. Admittedly, it’s not an easy topic to navigate, both factually and emotionally. With the groups under the diversity umbrella representing multiple factions including ethnicity, …More

Travelocity Debuts New Beer Tourism Index

Beercations Are Booming Beer tourism is a big deal. We estimate that in 2014, more than 10 million people toured small and independent craft breweries. That’s a lot of brewery tours. Just search “beercations” and you’ll …More

Brewer Delivers Important Message to the Media

Prior to the Friday session of the Great American Beer Festival® (GABF), the Brewers Association hosted a press conference. On behalf of small and independent craft brewers and the Brewers Association Board of Directors, Scott Metzger shared …More