Lucy Burningham

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Lucy Burningham, Author

Lucy Burningham is a writer who fell hopelessly in love with beer. Propelled by a curiosity and a thirst for knowledge about her favorite drink, she set out to become a beer expert. My Beer Year is what happened when she did.

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My Beer Year


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My Beer Year is available everywhere books are sold, including IndieBound, Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and Powell’s.

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Editorial

Lucy’s work has been published in The New York Times, Wall Street Journal,
Bicycling, Saveur, Sunset, Men’s Journal, Imbibe, and the BBC.

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Lucy helps brands and organizations connect with consumers through
compelling copy and the power of storytelling.

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I can’t let go of a dream I had a few weeks ago. He and I were on a cliff by the ocean, and the earth below our feet broke off in a chunk. We started flying on our island over the coastline. I was terrified. He was thrilled, delighted by the ride, laughing at our unexpected situation. In the end, we landed gently in a field. This is our life: he reminds me every day to be joyful and to let go of my fear of the unknown. There is no destination or predictable outcome, but we fly together.

Big thanks to @modernadventurists for featuring my story and beer drinking tips in their October issue! Link in bio.
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Pop quiz! Name the drink. (Spoiler: it's beer.) Beer is on our mind lately. It always is. For our October issue of MO/AD magazine, we asked a certified cicerone – something akin to a "beer sommelier" – to show us how to drink like a pro.  Portland-based Lucy Burningham (@lucyburningham) wrote about her study/travel program to become a cicerone in her illuminating, fun book "MY BEER YEAR." And, in her article for us, she tells us the FIRST thing to do when drinking beer and shares when is the earliest part of day that it's OK to drink one. (Earlier than you think.) Read her article and watch our new "Talking & Drinking" video series with her on our website. Follow the link in our bio!

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Best beer program with a view goes to @altabirapdx. Amirite, Portland??

We did this day so right. Ran, got pampered, laughed til we cried, noticed all the dogs, ate the stinkiest cheese, took bad photos, deconstructed all the things, fawned over Amy Schumer, drank beer whenever we wanted. This day was the best cc @ellee.thalheimer

Hypnotized by beer @eclipticbrewing.

Soaked in some hot springs by a lake with some squirmy second grade boys (one of whom is the sunshine of my life 💗), friends, and nice strangers. More weekends like these, please. Also! So many of you asked me where this was. Paulina Lake. #notasecret

Shall we sing a song? Do a dance? Ring a bell? It’s FRESH HOP SEASON. This was my first fresh hop beer this year, and oooh, it was a good one: @littlebeastbeergarden Fera with fresh Centennial hops grown on Sauvie Island. Can you see me doing my fresh hop dance? 💃

I come here to be alone. I come here to find company. I come here to move. I come here to be still. I come here to feel small. I come here to inhabit everything. 
Why do I come here? Because I can. ✨

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