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.