Jennifer Talley is the author of Session Beers: Brewing for Flavor and Balance. Jennifer’s brewing career began in Utah as brewmaster at Squatters Pub Brewery in Salt Lake City. She honed her skills through a variety of positions at Salt Lake Brewing Company, Redhook Brewery, Russian River Brewing Company and Auburn Alehouse in Auburn, California. With more than 20 awards from the Great American Beer Festival® and World Beer Cup℠, Talley is also a Cicerone Examiner, craft beer industry speaker, technical committee member for the Master Brewers Association of the Americas, and a national and international beer judge. Talley was awarded the Russell Schehrer Award for Innovation in Craft Brewing in 2011. She resides with her children in Grass Valley, California.