Tara Nurin

In addition to writing about beer and spirits monthly for Forbes.com, freelance journalist Tara Nurin, who is BJCP- and- Cicerone Beer Server–certified, cohosts a weekly TV show about beer in New Jersey called “What’s on Tap.” Named Writer of the Year by the Philly Beer School, Nurin, who lives in Camden, New Jersey, also contributes to publications like Food & Wine, Vine Pair, and Philadelphia magazine. When she’s not writing, she runs beer-tasting workshops, volunteers as a historian for the Pink Boots Society, and sets up events through Beer for Babes, the beer education group she founded for women.