Ashley Routson

Ashley Routson, known amongst the craft beer community as The Beer Wench, is a self-proclaimed craft beer evangelist and social media maven on a mission to advance the craft beer industry through education, inspiration and advocacy. She is the author of The Beer Wench's Guide to Beer: An Unpretentious Guide to Craft Beer. In her day job, she's the District Manager at Green Flash Brewing Co., as well as the founding editor of, and

Ashley's Articles

Find Love with Craft Beer Aphrodisiacs

When it comes to lust inducing beverages, craft beer is king. What makes this super sexy nectar of the gods more erotic and potent than the rest is its ability to be infused with additional aphrodisiacs, like chocolate, oysters and chili peppers. more»

Giving Thanks to Craft Beer

Ashley Routson checks in with a few of her favorite friends in the beer biz to find out their favorite beer-y Thanksgiving traditions, including personal stories and beer and food pairings. more»

Camping with Craft Beer

Here are two of my favorite tried-and-true, beer-infused, camp-friendly recipes. Both of these recipes pair extremely well with stouts and porters—especially chocolate and smoked versions. more»

Modern Brewers Experiment with Sour Wheat Beer

Sour wheat beers have seen a mini revival in the past decade—especially in the U.S.—where craft brewers have not only adopted the traditional German and Belgian brewing methods, but also modernized them with the addition of interesting herbs, fruits and spices. more»