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John Verive

Los Angeles
Blogger, Beer of Tomorrow
Covers:  music, beer and food, beer business, craft beer, los angeles, beer, craft beers and microbreweries, travel, technology, productivity
Doesn't Cover: wine

Founder of Beer of Tomorrow (@beeroftomorrow), freelance writer, LA Times Food contributor, Certified Cicerone® & proud Angeleno

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John Verive is Southern California native and freelance writer dedicated to growing the craft beer scene in Los Angeles. He’s the founder of Beer of, former Editor-in-Chief of Beer Paper LA, covers the beer-beat for the Los Angeles Times, and is a Certified Cicerone®. John loves lage...

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@sb_67 @KieraReilly Toast! You put it on toast! (or English muffins). My favorite application is a liberal dollop on a warm slice of gingerbread. Also, tarts.
OBVIOUSLY, there are many worse things for L.A. than bad beer at a new restaurant, but come on! You’d think that at a bar with this pedigree the beer list would get SOME respect.
@overoverunder Looking at the site now, and it is terrible. You’d think a renowned wine bar owner would at least TRY to give beer more respect.
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What was your first job as a journalist?

The first check I ever received for my journalistic writing was actually from the LA Times

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Not since I was about 10

How is social media changing news?

Unfortunately, it's putting way too much emphasis on the headline and "lead".