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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
Transient Artisan Ales: Where The Wild Things Are
1 year 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
1 year 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
1 year 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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Michigan Brewers Pledge Allegiance in Nation’s Capital
1 year ago

Michigan Brewers Pledge Allegiance in Nation’s Capital

In sharp contrast to a city built on politics—a force with the power to polarize millions, beer just proved to have the strength to do the exact opposite. Nearly 15,000 …
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CRESTON BREWERY: COMMUNITY-INSPIRED
1 year ago

CRESTON BREWERY: COMMUNITY-INSPIRED

Opened in August 2016, Creston Brewery is planting an impression on their neighborhood. Rooted in a commitment to their community and all things local, Creston has transformed an old furniture …
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New Holland Brewing Explains Unique Partnership With Pabst Brewing
2 years ago

New Holland Brewing Explains Unique Partnership With Pabst Brewing

New Holland Brewing Company announced on December 15 that they are entering into a “long-term partnership agreement” with Pabst Brewing Company that will “focus on the national distribution and sales …
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Local Specialty Beverage Retail Location Doubles in Size

Grand Rapids, MI – Known commonly by loyal, repeat customers simply as “Rishi’s,” Rishi’s International Beverage, a specialty beverage retail store located on the city’s southeast side, recently completed a …
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Leaders Beverage: Exposing Draft’s Dirty Little Secrets
2 years ago

Leaders Beverage: Exposing Draft’s Dirty Little Secrets

Since retiring in 2010 after 22 years of service in the Army, leaving active duty in the ranks of Major and as a Black Hawk helicopter pilot, Drew Larson has …
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