About the Author – Alexander Gates

Alexander Gates is a BJCP Certified Beer Judge and Cicerone Certified Beer Server. In 2018 he won a North American Guild of Beer Writers award in the Best Beer & Travel Writing category.  He is a freelance writer for Honolulu Magazine and has been published in BeerAdvocate and Craft Beer & Brewing Magazines.  Currently residing in Honolulu, HI, he grew up in Pennsylvania and attended Penn State University for History & Political Science.


BeerAdvocate Magazine “Where to Drink in Honolulu, HI”

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

BJCP Certified Judge