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About Jason Ley

Ley, pronounced (/lā/), stopped chasing the cliché American Dream in 2015 to live smarter, travel more, and transition professionally into the world of craft beer. He’s a Certified Beer Server, with his palate-in-training to become a Certified Cicerone®. He's the CEO of Better Drinking Culture, and also the creator, writer, producer, and host of Modern Ahabs, a non-staged reality TV show about craft beer enthusiasts chasing their bucket list beers. Connect at jasonley.com and @jasonley.
Latest Posts | By Jason Ley
Do You Even Cellar Beer, Bro?
4 days ago

Do You Even Cellar Beer, Bro?

We’ll admit, on occasion, it’s really good to be us. Founders Brewing Co. did something they rarely do, and we had the honor to be a part of it. They …
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Founders Brewing Company Invites CADRE to Tease CBS Release
1 month ago

Founders Brewing Company Invites CADRE to Tease CBS Release

On December 1, 2017, Founders Brewing Co. quenched the long-endured thirst of beer nerds internationally with the rerelease of CBS, otherwise known as Canadian Breakfast Stout. Originally released in 2011 …
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Ernie Richards: Grand Rapids Brewing Co.’s Sparkle Queen
2 months ago

Ernie Richards: Grand Rapids Brewing Co.’s Sparkle Queen

“What good is sanity?!”

That was the first thing out of Ernie Richards’ mouth when I showed up to interview him, after having commented about how impressive Grand Rapids …
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Beer Church Brewing Company: Join the Congregation
8 months ago

Beer Church Brewing Company: Join the Congregation

Beer Church Brewing Co. was open barely a month when they invited us to sit down and listen to head brewer Nate Peck preach the gospel this past March. “There’s …
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North Pier Brewing Co.: A Mature 1
8 months ago

North Pier Brewing Co.: A Mature 1

Jay Fettig, founder and owner of North Pier Brewing Co., is not “from” the beer industry. He’ll even tell you he’s only a mediocre-at-best homebrewer. But, that doesn’t disqualify him …
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Transient Artisan Ales: Where The Wild Things Are
9 months ago

Transient Artisan Ales: Where The Wild Things Are

Chris Betts quietly goes where the wind blows. Transient Artisan Ales’ founder/owner is soft-spoken and unassuming, which is respectable considering the stirring buzz his beers conjure.

He has kind, yet …
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Craft Brewers Conference: A Survival Guide For First-Time Attendees
9 months ago

Craft Brewers Conference: A Survival Guide For First-Time Attendees

MittenBrew sent Jeff Rogers, Brewery Operations Manager at Harmony Brewing Company, to Craft Brewers Conference & BrewExpo America® in Washington, D.C. to document the annual event from the lens of …
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FOUNDERS TO OPEN SECOND TAPROOM AND ON-SITE BREWERY IN DETROIT
9 months ago

FOUNDERS TO OPEN SECOND TAPROOM AND ON-SITE BREWERY IN DETROIT

Founders Brewing Co. announced today that, for the first time in their 20-year history, they will open a second taproom. The new facility will feature a fully-operational brewery and retail …
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