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 at his favorite local brewery, you can find him tailgating for an Appalachian State Football game!

Brew Witch

Currently Director of a Craft Beer store in Dresden, Germany, Brew Witch has a love for all things beer and travel. While currently based in Germany, she is often seen haunting taprooms around Chicago and Dublin as well. 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. 


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. 

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.