Dave Carpenter is longtime beer and homebrewing writer and the Editor in Chief of Zymurgy magazine, the second largest magazine dedicated to homebrewing and the official magazine of the American Homebrewers Association (a division of the Brewers Association). Dave was formerly Contributing Editor for Craft Beer & Brewing, and helped the company grow since its launch in 2014. During his time at Craft Beer & Brewing, Dave also ran events such as the Brewers Retreat and worked with commercial brewers such as John Mallett of Bell's Brewing, Matt Brynildson of Firestone Walker, and Steven Pauwels of Boulevard Brewing on homebrew recipe scaling. Dave holds degrees from MIT and the University of Colorado at Boulder. He is a BJCP recognized beer judge.