The North American Guild of Beer Writers (NAGBW) has announced winners in its 2nd annual competition for writers, bloggers and broadcasters.
Best Beer and Food Writing
1. John Holl, â€œRoast Masters: Exploring the Art of Brewing Beer with Coffee.â€ All About Beer Magazine.
2. Evan Rail, â€œWhere What Is Brewing Is a Recipe.â€ The New York Times.
3. Mark Dredge, Beer and Food. Dog ‘n’ Bone Books.
1. Oliver Gray, â€œLiterature and Libation.â€ Literatureandlibation.com
2. Bryan Roth, â€œThis is Why Iâ€™m Drunk.â€ Thisiswhyimdrunk.wordpress.com
3. Jessica Miller, â€œHey Brewtiful.â€ Heybrewtiful.com
1. Patrick Dawson, Vintage Beer. Storey Publishing.
2. Tim Webb/ Joe Stange, The Good Beer Guide to Belgium. Campaign for Real Ale Ltd.
3. Evan Rail, Beer Trails: The Brewery in the Bohemian Forest. Self-published.
Best Brewspaper/Free Zine Writing
1. Ken Weaver, â€œGetting Hopped Up — Again.â€ Bohemian.
2. Jonathan Shikes, â€œAvery Brewingâ€™s got good taste — and the science to back it up.â€ Westword.
3. Randy Clemens, â€œMark Jilg: The Craftsman.â€ West Coaster.
Best Magazine Writing
1. Evan Rail, â€œBorn Again in Berlin.â€ All About Beer Magazine.
2. Joshua Bernstein, â€œOf a Certain Age.â€ Imbibe Magazine.
3. Aleszu Bajak, â€œStemming the Rise of Barley Disease.â€ Beeradvocate Magazine.
Best Newspaper Writing (Paid Circulation)
1. Ronnie Crocker, â€œCrafting a Houston Icon.â€ Houston Chronicle.
2. William Bostwick, â€œBuild a Beer Collection.â€ The Wall Street Journal.
3. Tom Acitelli, â€œRising Hop Prices Make Craft Brewers Jumpy.â€ The Wall Street Journal.
Best Online Magazine Writing
1. Gerard Walen, â€œThe Death of Hunahpuâ€™s Day.â€ All About Beer Magazine (online).
2. Austin Ray, â€œHeadbangerâ€™s Brew: A History of Heavy Metal and Craft Beer Collaborations.â€ First We Feast.
3. Christian DeBenedetti, â€œA Brief History of Sour Beer.â€ The New Yorker (online).
1. Strange Brews Podcast. Strangebrewspodcast.tumblr.com
2. Tales from the Cask. Talesfromthecask.com
3. Whatâ€™s on Tap. Kprcradio.com/media/podcast-whats-on-tap-whatsontap