Alexander Gates

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Alexander Gates is a BJCP Certified Beer Judge and loves traveling for competitions. He is a regular freelance writer for Frolic Hawaii, a digital publication of Honolulu Magazine which covers Hawaii beer, breweries, and news. He has been published in Good Beer Hunting, Craft Beer & Brewing Magazine, and BeerAdvocate Magazine. In 2018, he won a North American Guild of Beer Writers award in the Best Beer & Travel Writing category for "Where to Drink in Honolulu, HI". Currently residing in Honolulu, HI, he grew up in Pennsylvania and attended Penn State University. Owner of, a directory of Hawaii breweries and beer blog, you can also follow his adventures on Instagram @alohastatebeer