About the Author
A Charlotte native, Daniel Hartis did not start drinking craft beer until he was asked to write about Asheville's breweries for the Blue Banner
, his school paper at the University of North Carolina-Asheville. He returned to Charlotte in 2008 and continued drinking beer, though he didn't start writing about it again until January 2011, when he started charlottebeer.com. On that site, Daniel writes about Charlotte's beer events and brewery news. When he is not drinking beer or writing about it, Daniel enjoys spending time with his wife, Airen, and their two children.