Julia Herz

Julia Herz is the Craft Beer Program Director for the Brewers Association, co-author of the free CraftBeer.com Beer & Food Course, as well co-author of Beer Pairing (Voyageur Press). She 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


Musings On a Year of Craft Beer

Julia Herz, Craft Beer Program Director for the Brewers Association takes a look back through the Craft Beer Muses of 2011, sharing some of the trends and memories from the past year. more»

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»