Andy Crouch is an award-winning freelance writer whose articles on beer have appeared in Ale Street News, American Brewer, BeerAdvocate Magazine, Beverage Magazine, Celebrator Beer News, New Brewer Magazine, Yankee Food News, and here on He presently writes the monthly 'Unfiltered' column for BeerAdvocate Magazine and a bi-monthly column for Beverage Magazine.

His first book, The Good Beer Guide to New England, was published by the University Press of New England (UPNE) in May 2006. It is available on-line and in bookstores, including the UPNE store or on

Andy Crouch lives, writes, and practices criminal law in Boston, Massachusetts. is a website dedicated to the art, complexity, and business of beer.