Julia Herz

Julia Herz is the Craft Beer Program Director for the Brewers Association and co-author of the CraftBeer.com Beer & Food Course. Julia is a life-long homebrewer, BJCP beer judge and Certified Cicerone®. Despite her extensive experience, she will always consider herself a beer beginner on an unending journey to learn more about craft beer.

Julia's Articles


The Romance Behind Malt

Our very own Julia Herz was a lucky attendee of Briess Malt & Ingredients Co.'s Brew Workshop last fall. She's here sharing about the romance of malted barley, the "glorious fermentable" behind craft beer. more»

Cicerone™ vs. Sommelier

As Julia Herz prepares for what is believed to be the first-ever Cicerone vs. Sommelier dinner, she shares her thoughts on what an amazingly powerful tool pairing really is. more»