Tuesday, May 24, 2011

Chris Steltz (BeerGeekNation) | Interview With A Craft Beer Enthusiast


Chris Steltz is one of, if not THE most popular beer-reviewers on YouTube with his channel http://youtube.com/BeerGeekNation He just passed his one year anniversary on YouTube and has since racked up over 1,300 subscribers and over 130,000 total views of nearly 200 beer reviews and other beer vlogs. Last summer he started http://www.beergeeknation.com which is a conglomerate of several different video beer-reviewers from across the country and around the world. Chris has definitely been the most requested BeerTuber to do a Skype collaboration review and interview with by my subscribers. So please enjoy the interview - it's long, detailed and very informative!
here's the questions:

0:19 How did you come up with the name "Beer Geek Nation"?
1:20 What was the idea behind BeerGeekNation.com?
2:50 How would you describe your approach and your target audience?
3:48 What was your craft beer epiphany?
5:53 What made you want to do video beer reviews on YouTube?
7:54 How did you learn how to edit your videos the way you do?
9:35 How do you personally rate/grade/judge beer?
11:35 can reviews ever be objective or factual?
12:53 How do you spread the gospel of craft beer?
15:35 Is reviewing beer arbitrary or are we providing the world with a valuable service?
16:54 What's your favorite and least favorite styles of beer?
17:36 Do you have any guilty pleasures?
18:13 What do you think the future holds for the craft beer scene?

check out Chris on the web here:
http://www.BeerGeekNation.com
http://www.twitter.com/BeerGeekNation
http://www.youtube.com/BeerGeekNation
http://www.facebook.com/BeerGeekNation