Ashley V Routson
Known to most as The Beer Wench, Ashley is a self-proclaimed craft beer evangelist and social media puppeteer on a mission to advance the craft beer industry through education, inspiration and advocacy.
Originally from New York, Ashley attended college at The Ohio State University, where she graduated cum laude with B.A. degrees in Psychology and Criminology as well as varsity letters in both NCAA Div I Swimming and Rowing.
By day, Ashley can be found rocking out as “Director of Awesomeness” at Bison Brewing in Berkeley, CA — where her responsibilities include everything from brewing to marketing, sales, PR, and being an all around ninja.
By night, Ashley can be found conjuring up new beer cocktail recipes for Beer Mixology, as well as maintaining one of the most influential alcohol blogs in the country, Drink With The Wench.com.
Ashley’s love of liquid doesn’t stop at beer, she is also a wine geek boasting Certified Specialist of Wine credentials, and considers herself to be an artisan spirits snob and aspiring professional mixologist.