About the Author – Alexander Gates

Alexander Gates is a BJCP Certified Beer Judge and Cicerone Certified Beer Server. He is a regular freelance writer for Frolic Hawaii and Honolulu Magazine where covers Hawaii beer, breweries, and events. He has been published in Good Beer Hunting, Craft Beer & Brewing Magazine, and BeerAdvocate Magazine. In 2018, he won a North American Guild of Beer Writers award in the Best Beer & Travel Writing category for “Where to Drink in Honolulu, HI”. Currently residing in Honolulu, HI, he grew up in Pennsylvania and attended Penn State University for History & Political Science.

National/International Publications:

Good Beer Hunting: Signifiers 2023 Garrett Marrero and Scott Metzger

The Art of Beer Hawaii: “Alexander Gates Beer Writer”

Hop Culture: “Kōkua Project: A Worldwide Collaboration Benefiting Those Impacted by the Maui Wildfires”

Good Beer Hunting: “Gas Station Week, Tamura’s Fine Wine & Liquors”

Good Beer Hunting: Podcast “CL-096 Alexander Gates on the Archipelago of His Beer Journey”

Good Beer Hunting: “Finding Her Own Route – A Honolulu Brewery Crawl with Cindy Goldstein”

Craft Beer & Brewing Magazine: “At Hawaii’s Grace in Growlers, You Pour the Beer with Purpose”

Good Beer Hunting: “b-Roll no. 593”

Craft Beer & Brewing Magazine: “Beer Bars We Love in Honolulu, Washington, and Prague”

BeerAdvocate Magazine: “Where to Drink in Honolulu, HI”

BJCP Certified Judge