Beer Travel is Seeing the World One Pint at a Time...
beer travel [ bir tra-vəl ] experiencing the diversity of beer throughout the world by drinking it at its source.
thebeergeek.com is a beer travel site that chronicles the beer adventures of husband and wife team Chris Nelson and Merideth Canham-Nelson. Launched in 2005, the website documents their travels throughout the world as they visit brewpubs, breweries, beer bars, halls and gardens. On their beer journeys, they meet the locals and learn about different cultures. Their beer travels have taken them throughout North America, Europe and Oceania.
thebeergeek.com aims not only to reach the dedicated craft beer drinker, but also the average person looking to add some adventure to their travels. From hardcore beer travels, like driving hours out of their way to visit a single brewery, to helpful advice for the brewery novice, thebeergeek.com tries to cater to all levels of interest.
beergeekTV is a natural extension of their enjoyment of beertravel and desire to tell people about travel and good beer. Visit the beergeekTV page to watch them travel, explore and enjoy good beer.
Who is thebeergeek.com?
Merideth Canham-Nelson’s appreciation of beer developed in 1992 while working at a multi-tap pub in Oakland, California. She wanted to be knowledgeable about the beer she was serving and the best way to do it was to visit the breweries themselves. Merideth has visited over 900 breweries in her beer travels. When she is not traveling, Merideth works as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. Read more about Merideth>
When not traveling, Chris Nelson represents Drake's Brewing on the Central Coast, as well as raises the couple’s dachshunds Stout and Wit. In 2007, Chris, out of 7,800 applicants from 31 countries, was a final four candidate for Four Points by Sheraton’s coveted position of Chief Beer Officer. A beer traveler for 20 years, Chris has visited over 900 breweries throughout the world. Read more about Chris>
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