J Brew


The original Hops News Beer guy! J. Brew started Hops News, not just because he loves beer, but because he loves the culture that craft beer has created. His mission is philanthropy through beer! When he's not hosting our Wednesday night LIVE show at 8ET, or at his favorite local brewery, you can find him tailgating for an Appalachian State Football game!

Brew Witch

Brew Witch has a love for all things beer and travel. She’s constantly on the move and has been found slinging beers across Germany and Ireland and haunting taprooms around Chicago. Stay tuned for beer guides for various international cities, and feel free to ask for recommendations! Other interests include bagels. 


Lucky out of mke (Milwaukee), the beer capital of the world. A local comedian that combines his passions of comedy and beer by bringing a lighter side to the hops news team. Aside from Hops News’ weekly LIVE show, you can also find Lucky on his very own spin off, Feelin Lucky. Just search Hops News any podcast platform. 


Mash is a nomadic beer enthusiast whose roots lie deep into the heart of Boston, but he currently finds himself in small town Idaho. Best known for talking too much and saying the wrong thing. You can often find him at a local craft brewery in a town near you, or Hops News’ other spinoff, Hops GEEK News! He and Hoppy drop a new podcast episode every Monday night all about beer and geek culture topics. 

Hoppy Mommy

The Hoppy Mommy, is our “self-proclaimed Disney beer expert.” She is a Florida native who is often found drinking at the most magical place on Earth, the beach, or a local brewery. From German imports that follow the Reinheitsgebot laws, to local craft beer, she is helping us find all the best brews throughout Disney World, and Central Florida. She’s our other co-host on Hops GEEK News alongside Mash. Just search ‘Hops News’ on YouTube or any podcast platform, and then look for the ‘GEEK’ episodes.