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Our Mission

The Full Pint has been a trusted place for craft breweries and those who want information on craft beer for over 10 years now. The Full Pint is an independently owned niche website that features beer news, beer reviews, beer event listings, opinion articles on beer and within the last year, a podcast where we have fun conversations with important people in the beer industry.

We pride ourselves on being a free platform for small, medium and large craft breweries to get their good news out, and a free resource for people who love craft beer to get the latest scoop.

We have some strong opinions on the beer industry landscape, and also a fun tone when covering our favorite drink, and that’s what separates us from other websites that cover beer.

The Full Pint is supported by advertisers, mostly comprised of those with beer related products and services as well as those who share what we offer on a daily basis to other like-minded people.

Dan Becker aka Danny Fullpint

Co-Founder / Editor in Chief / Chief Beer Drinker

Danny has been a long time beer fan since his late teenage years thanks to his New Jersey native father. Since moving to California in 1999, Danny has been exploring and analyzing beers. Danny wears multiple hats here at The Full Pint including leading the team, publishing, beer writing, sales, marketing and directing the weekly podcast. His favorite beer styles are West Coast IPAs and mixed fermentation saisons.

Jon Sims aka Jonny Fullpint

Co-Founder / Chief Technical Officer / Chief Beer Drinker

Jonny graduated with honors back in 2002 with Danny, and while he studied IT as well, he always had a keen eye for design and aesthetics. Since The Full Pints inception, Jonny has been responsible for the look and feel of The Full Pint, which has translated into years of good will amongst the craft beer community. Jonny is now also the producer of our weekly podcast, making sure our guests sound clear and Danny sounds smart. His favorite beer styles are IPAs and barleywines.

Frances Lopez aka Franny Fullpint


Our first real team mate here at The Full Pint, Frances Lopez is was a Jill of All Trades in the Los Angeles underground music scene as well as a budding food and wine writer. Eager to provide the readers of The Full Pint a fresh female perspective, Franny came out of the gates swinging, adding another strong personality to our fun and unique tone. While Franny is entrenched with her full-time job as Executive Director of the Los Angeles Brewers Guild, she is ready to drop a few bars here at The Full Pint in article form or on our weekly podcast.


Beer Reviewer / Expert Taster

While visiting Munich in 2006, GT fell in love with his first beer, Franziskaner Weissbier. Since then, he’s been on the hunt for the best beers in the world, reviewing more than 14,000 unique beers. GT has volunteered with De Struise Brouwers in Belgium and Gänstaller Bräu in Germany. As a BJCP certified beer judge, GT has judged several national and international beer competitions. He currently lives in San Diego with his wife, two cats, and dog Renly, First of His Name.


Beer and Spirits Writer

Lew Bryson has been drinking non-mainstream beer since 1981, and writing about it since 1994. He’s homebrewed, helped formulate a GABF Gold medal winner (Perkuno’s Hammer), and helped kickstart the session beer trend. He lives in the Philly suburbs, and drinks whatever he wants. Three favorite beers: Pilsner Urquell, Bell’s Two Hearted, Victory Headwaters Pale Ale

Twitter/Instagram: @LewBryson


Senior Contributor

Andy Carter is an avid homebrewer, with more than a decade of experience in the Southern California beer scene. Andy serves on the Board of Directors of the California Homebrewers Association, and is a frequent contributor to the homebrewing blog Brülosophy.


Copy Editor

Monica is a bitter, angry craft beer insider who only helps us because she is sick and tired of reading beer blogs that have awful grammar and spelling. Monica preaches that spell check is your friend and an extra set of eyes does wonders. Oh, and she also thinks your blog sucks.


Street Team Representative

Longtime friend of Jonny and Danny, Moises, or as we call him, Momo has been an important part of The Full Pint team. Whether it be holding down a booth for us at a festival, snapping pictures at an event, or running kegs for us up and down the coast, Momo is the guy.