What is Prohibitchin’?

Prohibitchin’ seeks to amplify the voices of people working in and around beer, spirits, wine, cider, and other beverage alcohol segments who may not get the recognition they deserve. By highlighting a diverse array of voices with a range of experiences and occupying varying roles within their industries, Prohibitchin’ hopes to expand the preconceived notion of who works in, enjoys, and moves hospitality forward.

Why subscribe?

When you subscribe to Prohibitchin’, you get first dibs on the newsletter with a different interview going live the first Tuesday of every month. Plus, it’s free! Unless you want to offer financial support through a totally voluntary paid subscription, in which case I see and appreciate you :)

Who is Beth?

I’m a San Diego-based freelance writer and podcaster who specializes in covering the craft beer and cider industries. Other organizations I am a part of include the North American Guild of Beer Writers (NAGBW), a Certified judge through the Beer Judge Certification Program (BJCP), and a Certified Cider Professional through the American Cider Association. My first book, The Beer Lover’s Guide to Cider, came out September 2023 and is available online and in bookstores everywhere.

What else should I read?

You can find all of my work here, including bylines in the Washington Post, Saveur Magazine, Playboy, Civil Eats, VICE, Good Beer Hunting, PUNCH, VinePair, Edible San Diego, San Diego Magazine, EatingWell Magazine, Thrillist, and so on.

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A monthly interview series highlighting underrepresented voices in craft beer, wine, spirits, and other fermented beverages around the world.


Beth Demmon is an award-winning freelance writer and journalist based in San Diego. Her first book, "The Craft Beer Lover's Guide To Cider," is now available online and in bookstores everywhere.