Matt Simpson (beer judge)

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Matt Simpson, also known as "The Beer Sommelier", is an Atlanta-based expert on craft beer and brewing.[1][2] Simpson appeared on several national news networks after President Obama's "Beer Summit"[3][4] to provide a beer geek's perspective on the events. Simpson is also active in the local craft brewing industry through his organization of beer festivals and the "Beer 101" course he taught at Emory University. Simpson is a certified beer judge through the Beer Judge Certification Program, a national hands-on program to train beer judges.


  1. ^ "The Beer Sommelier: The craft beer, brew, food pairing, private tasting, beer education, beer lunch and dinner, and bar expert". Retrieved 2010-06-20.
  2. ^ Hare, Breeanna (2009-08-27). "Raise a glass to 'beer country'". Retrieved 2010-06-20.
  3. ^ Halloran, Liz. "Obama Beer Summit Choices Make For A Happy Hour". NPR. Retrieved 2010-06-20.
  4. ^ 07/30/2009 (2009-07-30). "Obama's Beer Diplomacy - ABC News". Retrieved 2010-06-20.CS1 maint: numeric names: authors list (link)
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