Jeremy Banas is a freelance beer writer who writes for such publications as the San Antonio Current, San Antonio Magazine, TheFullPint.Com, the Brewers Association’s craftbeer.com. He is also the author of two books ‘San Antonio Beer: Alamo City History By The Pint (co-authored with Travis Polling) and ‘Pearl: A History of San Antonio’s Iconic Beer’. He has judged numerous beer competitions, serves as a founding member (and committee member) of San Antonio Beer Week, hosts beer dinners and lectures.
Jeremy also comes from a proud brewing tradition. His cousins, Carl and Joseph Occhiatio were the last owners of the historic Tivoli Brewing Company in Denver, Colorado from 1965-1969, of which his grandfather also worked. Jeremy has achieved the designation of Certified Beer Server in the Cicerone Certification Program and is working toward his Cicerone Certification. He resides in San Antonio, Texas with his 3 boys Quinn, Jack and Maxwell.