Good Beer Hunting uses beer as a platform to explore everything else they are interested in. From economics to politics, internet memes to food, urban design to civil rights. None of these topics are off limits at GBH.
They also disagree strongly with those who tell them to “stick to beer.” Beer has always been, and always will be more than that. Their interviews go deeper and the articles work harder to balance the culture of craft beer with the businesses it supports, shifting the conversation with our readers toward the future of the industry we love and the tenacity of its ideals.
Their team is made up of journalists, marketers, brewers, career photographers, and folks from other varied backgrounds. The find many of the stories they write because many of them are in the middle of the beer industry.
They are purposefully seeking out sources and angles that sometimes seem to have nothing to do with beer or are only tangentially related to it. Yes, it starts with beer, but it never has to end there.
Submission Guidelines For Good Beer Hunting
- Google Docs is their preferred word processor for any story that is more than a few hundred words. Please set your “share” settings to “Anyone who has the link can edit.”
- Please try to have at least three sources if you’re doing a longform piece (the lone exception here is, of course, a one-on-one Q&A).
- Your story has to have headlines and sub headlines.
- When you are completely finished with your story, please pick out a few of the most interesting quotes, the quotes you would like to see made slightly larger in between blocks of text, and put them at the top of your Google Doc before sending it. If you didn’t write or say the words yourself, please also include the name of the person who did.
- For most style questions, we defer to the AP Style Guide. However, their house style includes some unique elements to be aware of. Below, find a list of stuff that you should try to keep in mind while writing for GBH.
- Please submit all pitches/articles in U.S. English.
- You can visit their website to find out more about what GBH want, and how they want it.
Good Beer Hunting pays:
$700 for features.
$325 for mini-features.
$200 for sightlines pieces.
$100 for blog posts.
$250 for podcasts.